Sandeep Narwal is one of well known names in Indian Kabaddi. Sandeep was born on 5 April 1993. He hails from Sonepat, Haryana. With an amazing built and a height of 180 cm Sandeep has the physique of a proper Kabaddi player.
Born in the state of wrestlers and Kabaddi players, Sandeep too started playing the sport of Kabaddi from age eight. Sandeep comes from humble backgrounds and was educated at Govt. Senior Secondary School, Sonepat, Haryana. The 25 year old athlete has a muscular physique and is one of the best raiders in the Pro Kabaddi League.
Rise to Glory
Sandeep showed signs of talents since early childhood. He started pursuing the sport from the age of 8 and soon became a household name in his town. As a junior Sandeep, bagged numerous medals for school level Kabaddi, which paved his way for state team selection. Sandeep was selected by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and was sent to Gandhinagar. He came to limelight when he bagged a total of 119 points in the first season of PKL.
Narwal began his PKL career with Patna Pirates and was an essential member of the team for the first three seasons. He also captained the Pirates in Season 2 and guided them to the semi finals of the tournament. In Season 4 Narwal was seen donning the #10 for Telugu Titans . He is the main tackler for Puneri Paltan this season.
Signature Move : Block
This move involves placing yourself in front of an escaping raider to form a human wall between him and the touch line.
Narwal was selected for the Indian team in 2011, to represent the nation in Junior Asiads tournament. With 53 successful tackles Narwal was awarded the ‘Best defender of the season’, at the third season of Pro Kabaddi League. Sandeep was a part of the gold medalist Indian Contingent at the South Asian Games, 2016. Sandeep has crossed 200 point mark in both raiding and defending and is one of the most reputed all rounders of the tournament. He stands at number ten among the list of players with most points in PKL. Narwal has 16 Super Tackles and 14 High 5s in the league.