Rohit Kumar Most Successful Raider in Pro Kabaddi League 2017
Question in detailFirmly occupying the top position with most raid points (58), most successful raids (49), most Super 10s (4) and of course most total points (65) to his credit in 7 matches so far, Bengaluru Bulls' captain Rohit Kumar has progressively gone gunning for one after the other the way he does to add more to his individual scorecard. Bulls' first seven matches in the league have been deponent of Rohit's brilliance as a raider. The numbers prove he indeed is a star raider and stands good chances to become the most successful raider in Pro Kabaddi League 2017.
He is as influential as he was in the last two seasons, which he finished third and fourth with 102 and 93 raid points respectively. Rohit made his PKL debut in the 3rd season with Patna Pirates. A total of Rohit's 109 points, which helped Pirates win their first PKL title, got him the credit as he was adjudged the 'Most Valuable Player'. In the next year (season 4), Rohit piled his trade with Bengaluru Bulls and scored a total of 100 points. And this season, Bulls spent Rs 81 lakh to retain their star raider, currently the captain of the team. Topping the table as the most successful raider in Pro Kabaddi League 2017, Rohit has bagged 58 raid points, which include 49 successful raids in 7 matches. Rohit Kumar's points in PKL 5 count 65, the most by any player at present.
Rohit has emerged as one of the country's best raiders in a very short span of time. He was also a part of the Indian team that ended the South Asian Games with a gold medal last year. The lanky raider has a long reach in the court, which more often than not results in hand touches. Moreover, his excellent footwork helps him earn bonus points in crunch situations. Agility combined with quick 'Scorpion Kick' leaves the defenders startled. Also when needed, the buoyant raider demonstrates fleet toe touches to hunt down the defender. Rohit's versatility and virtuosity make him a complete raider. So, don't get surprised if Rohit Kumar becomes the most successful raider in Pro Kabaddi League 2017.
Will Rohit Kumar become the most successful raider of Pro Kabaddi League 2017?