|Full Name||Deepak Niwas Hooda|
|Known For||"Deepak Niwas Hooda, captain of Jaipur Pink Panthers in season 7 of Pro Kabaddi League in 2019, 2016 Kabaddi World Cup winner, and one of the best all-rounder of PKL (800+ points in the league.)"|
Deepak Niwas Hooda Bio Data
|Born||10 June 1994||Age||25|
|Nickname||Deepu||Hometown||Chamaria, Rohtak, Haryana|
|Height||5'9"||Weight||76 kg / 168 lb|
|Current Team||Jaipur Pink Panthers||Signature Move||Running Hand Touch|
|Jersey No.||05||Hobbies||Travelling, GYM|
Deepak Niwas Hooda Family and Education
|Father||Deepak Niwas Hooda Father - Ram Nivas|
|Mother||Deepak Niwas Hooda Mother - She died when he was just four years old.|
|Sister||Deepak Niwas Hooda Sister|
|Sister's Son||Deepak Niwas Hooda Sister with her Son|
|Sister's Husband & Daughter||Deepak Niwas Hooda Sister's Husband & Daughter (Preety - wrestler)|
|Coach (PKL)||Deepak Niwas Hooda PKL Coach - Srinivas Reddy (Jaipur Pink Panthers)|
|Coach (Indian Team)||Deepak Niwas Hooda Indian Team Coach - Balwan Singh|
Highlights From Deepak Hooda's Career
- Deepak Niwas Hooda, a man who owns an inspirational story, a true fighter, and almost nothing to one of the best raiders in Pro Kabaddi League till date.
- It started from the Deepak Hooda birth in a farming family of Chamaria Village, of Rohtak district in the Haryana state of India. His age was just four years old when his mother died, and his father also left him when he was in 12th standard of his high school.
- Deepak Niwas Hooda remained the only man in the family, who had the responsibilities to earn for the livings, he first joined as a part-time teacher, giving time to his practice seasons of Kabaddi game.
- When he earned much, he started his studies again, but there also, his performance on Kabaddi Match was the only thing he loved to enjoy. That's why, he against left the studies winning GOLD in all-India university tournament, and decided to pursue his career in the game of Kabaddi.
- In the state-level tournament in 2014, when he played from his state team Haryana, and lead them to the title win at the senior level tournament, Pro Kabaddi League franchise approached him with the great bid.
- It was Telugu Titans in PKL season 1, who brought Deepak Niwas Hooda into their side with the second highest bid of 12.6 Lakhs.
- Putting an average performance on the mat, Deepak Hooda scored 89 points in season 1, while Titans missed the knockout stage by the margin of just three points.
- In season 2 of Pro Kabaddi League held in 2015, Deepak Niwas Hooda was regained by Telugu Titans because of his versatile nature, who could raid and defend as well.
- Becasue of Rahul Chaudhari's star performance and 96 points from Deepak Niwas Hooda, Telugu Titans made into the knockouts of PKL season 2.
- In an intense match against Bengaluru Bulls, Titans failed to made into the final and lost with the score of 39-38, but they won the match for the third place and defeated Patna Pirated with the scored of 34-26.
- After being in the Titans for first two seasons, Deepak Niwas Hooda moved to Puneri Paltan, and finished the season with 69 raid points being in the list of top ten raiders of the season. (at 9th position)
- He was the highest scorer from Puneri Paltan, helping them to reach into the knockout stage. Again, Deepak Niwas Hooda's team lost in the first semi-final with 40-21 in the match against Patna Pirates because of the magical performance put by Pardeep Narwal.
- They won the third-place match against Bengal Warriors, 31-27, Deepak Hooda putting another magical performance for the team, scoring 9 points in the very important match.
- After season 3 in January, season 4 of the Pro Kabaddi League also held in 2016 in the month of June, Patna Pirated claimed their second title because of their star raider, Pardeep Narwal and defender Fazel Atrachali. While Puneri Paltan missed the knockout stage because of they won less game than UMumba having equal points i.e. 42.
- Deepak Niwas Hooda put his best performance till that day, he was the third-best raider of the league, scoring 126 raid points in just 16 matches.
- In PKL season 2017, Deepak Hooda continued with Puneri Paltan, played 24 matches and scored 186 points in the season 5 of the league. He was the seventh-best raider with 172 points.
- Because of another great performance put by Deepak Niwas Hooda, Paltan finished second in the table of ZONE A, and qualified for the eliminator matches.
- It was Puneri Paltan VS UP Yodha in the eliminator one, the result was 40-38, and Puneri Paltan was the winner, booked their place into the Eliminator 3 against Patna Pirates where unfortunately, they lost with the score 42-32.
- In the season 5 of PKL, held in 2018, Deepak Niwas Hooda brought by Jaipur Pink Panthers, he played 22 matches and scored 196 raid points which was highest from his side and 6th in the table of best raiders, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat was on the top with 271 raid points.
- Even after such great performance from Deepak Niwas Hooda, even after being the most successful allrounder with 206 points, Pink Panthers finished second last in the table of ZONE A and eliminated from the rest stages of the league.
- At the international stages, Deepak Niwas Hooda Made into the national team in the 2016 South Asian Games, and came out with the GOLD medal for the team.
- He was in the Kabaddi 2016 World Cup-winning Indian Team where Ajay Thakur put a magical performance, and along with the complete team effort, India became the world champions.
- Deepak Niwas Hooda and Indian Kabaddi Team won many international medals, which are listed below.
- Also, in PKL season 7, i.e. Pro Kabaddi League 2019, Deepak Niwas Hooda appointed the captain of Jaipur Pink Panthers, and believe us folks, the Deepak & company looking in a great run.
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Achievements and Awards
- Performance In Pro Kabaddi League
PKL Seasons Matches Played Super Raids Super 10s Total Raid Points Super Tackles High 5s Total Tackle Points Overall Total Points Most Points In A Match 1 (2014) 14 3 3 87 - - 2 89 18 2 (2015) 15 1 1 60 4 3 36 96 14 3 (01/2016) 12 - 1 69 - - 7 76 13 4 (06/2016) 16 2 2 126 - - 4 130 17 5 (2017) 24 8 7 172 1 - 14 186 17 6 (2018) 22 4 10 196 1 1 12 208 20 ALL Total 103 18 24 710 6 4 75 785 20
- Asian Games 2014 - Gold medal.
- Kabaddi World Cup 2016 - Winner
- Asian Kabaddi Championship 2017 - Winner (Captain - Ajay Thakur)
- Asian Kabaddi Championship Jakarta 2018 - Bronze Medal
- Dubai Kabaddi Masters 2018 - Winner
- Leading raider for Puneri Paltan in Seasons 3, 4 and 5
- Best Performer in DO-or-Die situations in PKL.
- Most successful all-rounder in season 6 with 208 points