U.P. Yoddhas: Kabaddi Pro Team Intro, Stats, Performance


In the Kabaddi Pro team intro, Discover the UP Yoddhas, a formidable kabaddi team from Uttar Pradesh. You get to know about their journey, impressive performances, and team stats in the PKL.

U.P. Yoddhas

The Pro Kabaddi League features several teams, including UP Yoddhas, which was established in 2017 and GMR Group is the owner of this team.

UP Yoddhas team competes at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow and has made it to the playoffs every year since its debut.

Pardeep Narwal was given the captain role in mid-season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League and he led the team to the playoffs, but unfortunately, the team could not go on into the finals.

However, the team’s players, squad, and coaching panel are confident enough to bring the trophy home in the next seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League.

U.P. Yoddhas: Kabaddi Pro Team Intro, Stats, Performance

U.P. Yoddhas Current Squad & Players List


  • Nitin Tomar
  • Pardeep Narwal (Captain)
  • Aman
  • Anil Kumar
  • Durgesh Kumar
  • Gulveer Singh
  • James Namaba Kamweti
  • Mahipal
  • Rathan K
  • Rohit Tomar
  • Surender Gill


  • Ashu Singh
  • Babu Murugasan
  • Shubham Kumar
  • Jaideep
  • Sumit
  • Abozar Mohajer Mighani
  • Nitesh Kumar

All-Rounders Players List

  • Gurdeep
  • Nehal Desai
  • Nitin Panwar

U.P. Yoddhas Head Coach

Jasveer Singh was the coach of the team who made excellent decisions regarding the team players and squad. Nitesh Kumar's captaincy was up to the mark in the first half of the season.

Therefore, Jasveer Singh with team management decided to give this role to Pardeep Narwal who did a wonderful job by taking the team into the playoffs of season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League.

U.P. Yoddhas: Kabaddi Pro Team Intro, Stats, Performance

U.P. Yoddhas Overall Stats

Team Stats Data
Total Matches Played 118
Team Raids -
Team Total Raid Points 2337
Successful Raids 1817
Team Super Raids 81
Team Super Tackles 111
Team Average raid points per match 19.81
Team Tackle Points 1193
Successful Tackles 1081
Team Average tackle points per match 10.11
Team total Points scored 4063
Team Total Points conceded 4017
Team DOD Raid Points 397
Team all-out inflicted 153
Team all-out conceded 144

Season-Wise Performance of U.P. Yoddhas

The U.P. Yoddhas had a mixed bag of success throughout their seasons in the Pro Kabaddi League.

Season Rank
Season 5 3rd(B zone)
Season 6 3rd(B zone)
Season 7 3rd
Season 8 3rd
Season 9 4th

U.P. Yoddhas Team Season 5

Moving on to UP Yoddhas - they had a decent debut season in Season 5 by finishing third in Zone B and making it to playoffs before losing to Puneri Paltan.

U.P. Yoddhas Team Season 6

In Season 6, they improved upon their previous season's performance by winning eliminators and semifinals but lost in Preliminary Final against Gujarat Giants.

Despite their best efforts, they lost to UP Yoddhas in the eliminators and were eliminated from the tournament.

Siddharth Sirish Desai emerged as their star raider with an impressive tally of 218 points while Fazel Atrachali made his mark as an Iranian defender with 83 tackle points.

U.P. Yoddhas: Kabaddi Pro Team Intro, Stats, Performance

U.P. Yoddhas Team Season 7

The trend continued as they finished third yet again in Season 7 and won 13 out of 22 games but lost the eliminator against Bengaluru Bulls. Sumit and Nitish Kumar stood out during this season as two of the top three defenders in the tournament.

U.P. Yoddhas Team Season 8

In Season 8, they repeated their third-place finish by winning the eliminator against Puneri Paltan but lost the semifinal against Patna Pirates with a scoreline of 38-27.

U.P. Yoddhas Team Season 9

Meanwhile, The Yoddhas had a cautious start to their season with three wins out of six matches in the first leg of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9.

After winning only four out of nine matches played under Nitesh Kumar's captaincy, they replaced him with Pardeep Narwal mid-season.

This proved to be a wise move as they went undefeated for their remaining matches at Pune Leg.

In Hyderabad's final leg, the Pardeep-led team won five out of eight matches to finish fourth in the league stage. Unfortunately for them, it all came down to an intense Eliminator 2 where they lost in a tie-breaker resulting in elimination from the tournament.

All-Time playing 7 for U.P. Yoddhas

Following is the all-time Seven players team and their stats for U.P. Yoddhas.

U.P. Yoddhas: Kabaddi Pro Team Intro, Stats, Performance


Left Corner

Matches - 22, Tackle Points - 80

Shrikant Jadhav

Left In

Matches - 47, Raid Points - 289

Sachin Kumar

Left Cover

Matches - 40, Tackle Points - 50, Total Points - 77

Rishank Devadiga


Matches - 62, Raid Points -340

Jeeva Kumar

Right Cover

Matches - 41, Tackle Points - 84

Prashanth Kumar Rai

Right In

Matches - 21, Raid Points - 144

Nitesh Kumar

Right Corner

Matches - 67, Tackle Points - 222

After getting late into the groove of the Pro Kabaddi League, UP Yoddhas has settled down quite nicely with the potential of winning the league in the upcoming season. That is all, we have for this promising and young players and squad of UP Yoddhas franchise.