Arjun Deshwal is one of the finest raiders in Pro Kabaddi League at the moment. The 22-year-old currently plays for Jaipur Pink Panthers in PKL edition 8. He previously played for U Mumba in Seasons 6 and 7. The raider was born in Basera Village, Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. He was picked up Jaipur Pink Panthers for a whooping sum of Rs. 96 lakhs in the PKL season 8 auction.
|Team||Jaipur Pink Panthers (Current PKL Team), U Mumbai|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
According to reliable sources, Arjun Deshwal is unmarried.
Arjun Deshwal has played in about 30 matches in Pro Kabaddi League. The youngster has 210 points to his name, and averages about 6.9 points per game. About 46% of hid raids are successful, and he has managed to bag a Super 10 on 10 occasions. He is certainly one of the most talented raiders around.
|Matches||Total Raids||Successful Raid%||Total Raid Points||Super Raids||Super 10s|
Arjun Deshwal got his first taste of Pro Kabaddi League, when he was bought by U Mumba for a sum of Rs. 8 lakhs in the season 6 draft. Next year, he was retained by U. Mumba for a sum of Rs 19.46 lakhs. In the season 8 draft, he was one of the top gainers, as he was sold for a sum of Rs. 96 lakhs to Jaipur Pink Panthers.
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Arjun Deshwal announced himself on the big stage when he was just 18 years old. The youngster made quite an impression in his first season with U Mumba which tempted them to hold him for another season. At Jaipur Pink Panthers, he has been in some form, as he has recorded seven consecutive Super 10s, which is the joint most in Pro Kabaddi League. Moreover, he is proving out to be a consistent match winner for Jaipur.
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