Sandeep Narwal is a well-known Indian Kabaddi player. He plays for the Indian International Kabaddi team and also in the domestic Pro Kabaddi League. Sandeep is one of the best raiders in the Pro Kabaddi league. He had scored 700 raid points in his 71st kabaddi match which was a new record in PKL(Pro Kabaddi League) History. Because of him, his team wins three times continuously.
Sandeep Narwal was born in a middle-class Hindu family on 5 April 1993 in Sonepat, Haryana, India. His father’s name is OP Narwal who is also a former kabaddi player and has represented the country at the Asian Games. Sandeep has two brothers’ names are Ravinder Narwal and Sonu Narwal.
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Sandeep Narwal completed his schooling from Govt Senior Secondary, School, Kathura, Sonepat, Haryana, and Delhi Public School, Dwarka, New Delhi. He completed graduation in B.sc in Mathematical Science at the University of Delhi. He grew up watching his father, OP Narwal, make the country proud.
Sandeep started playing Kabaddi when he was just eight years old. His exploits at the junior level earned him a lot of recognition. He won numerous trophies and titles and represented his school in numerous tournaments.
Sandeep was very fortunate to have found the right inspiration, as well as guidance in his life. While his father motivated him to take up kabaddi, it was Jagdish Narwal, who polished his skills. His guidance in Sandeep’s initial days played a huge part in his development as a bankable kabaddi player.
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Sandeep Narwal continued stellar performances led to his inclusion in the Haryana state team. The Sports Authority of India was impressed by his raw talent and decided to send him to Gandhinagar for further training. It was here that he met coach Jayveer Sharma. With his help and expertise, Sandeep was able to lift up his game to an all-new level and transform himself into an all-rounder.
Sandeep Narwal International Career
Sandeep finally got the opportunity to represent India in 2011 at the Junior Asians. Soon, he became a part of the senior team and was part of the winning squad at the 2016 South Asian Games. where he caught the eye of several coaches due to his performances. He was part of the Indian team which won the Gold medal in South Asian Games 2016. Sandeep was also part of the title-winning Indian team for Kabaddi World Cup 2016 and Dubai Masters 2018.
He was the team member when Indian team won the bronze medal in the 2018 Asian Games after losing to Iran in the semifinals. He can play the right cover position as well which creates versatility and provides an option for any team that he plays with. His aggression and leadership qualities are well-known, his passion for the sport unrivaled, and his strength in defense unmatched.
Pro Kabaddi League
Sandeep Narwal played the first three seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League with Patna Pirates. He captained the team in season 2 and the team reached the semi-finals. The third season was also very successful for Sandeep as he won the Best Defender of the Tournament with 53 tackles.
In the fourth season of the league, Sandeep was signed by the Telugu Titans. Later, he played for the Puneri Paltan for the next two seasons.
In 2019, Sandeep was signed on by U Mumba for a staggering amount of INR 89 lakh. He is one of the few all-rounders to cross 200 points in both, tackles and raids.
Playing Style Sandeep Narwal
Sandeep is a corner defender and over time he has trained himself as a valuable all-rounder of the team. He has found the perfect amalgamation of speed and strength. This factor truly makes him a force to reckon with. His signature move is the ‘block’. He places himself directly in front of the escaping raider and blocks him. Now, this may sound easy but it is super difficult to consider the immense strength required to block a raider who is already so swift.
Facts About Sandeep Narwal
- Does Sandeep Narwal drink alcohol?: Yes
- Does he smoke?: Not Known
- He became popular at the junior level Kabaddi in his town and bagged numerous medals for the same.
- Sandeep features among the list of top 10 kabaddi players with the most points in the Pro Kabaddi League.
- He was selected in the Haryana team after playing Kabaddi at the school level.
- Sandeep is a big fan of Abhishek Bachchan. When he became a part of the Pro Kabaddi League, he was super excited to meet Abhishek, who owns the franchise, Jaipur Pink Panthers.
- He became an all-rounder after being selected by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) which sent him to Gandhinagar.
- Sandeep was in the team of Patna Pirates in the first three seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), and in Season 4 of PKL, he switched to Telugu Titans.
- He has also captained Patna Pirates and guided them to the semi-finals in the Season 2.
- Sandeep has 16 Super tackles and 14 high 5s in PKL.
- For his 53 successful tackles, he got the reward of Best Defender of the Tournament at Season 3 of PKL.
Sandeep Narwal is a popular Indian Kabaddi player. He is that part of the Indian International Kabaddi team and also in the domestic Pro Kabaddi League.
In an interview, Sandeep Narwal said “I started my kabaddi career from junior level. I played for Haryana in a junior state-level tournament. After that, I represented the Haryana state at the junior national level. I started my kabaddi career from state-level only.”
Sandeep is a corner defender and over time he has trained himself as a valuable all-rounder of the team.
His father’s name is OP Narwal who is also a former kabaddi player and has represented the country at the Asian Games.