Mahendra Rajput Biography (Kabaddi – Gujarat Fortune Giants): Early Life, Career, Pro Kabaddi League, Family, Wife, Kids, Awards, Achievements, Records, Social Media
Mahendra Rajput Biography
MAHENDRA RAJPUT born on 5th April 1990 is a highly talented raider from India who will be representing Gujarat Fortune Giants in season 8 of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League. He captained the kabaddi team of Maharashtra in national tournaments. His huge height helps him jump above defenders and score points. Mahendra is known for his big height which helps him in stretching and high flexibility.
|Full name||Mahendra Ganesh Rajput|
|Age||31 years (as per 2021)|
|Birthplace||Dhule, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||5th April 1990|
|Parent||Ganesh Rajput (father)|
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Mahendra Rajput’s Early Life
Mahendra was born in Dhule village of Maharashtra, India in a middle-class family to Ganesh Rajput (father). He was a cricket aficionado and participated in many state-level competitions but was forced to leave the sport because of financial problems. Mahendra worked from a small age to meet the financial problems of the family.
He was introduced to the kabaddi sport by Coach Jitu Thakre who recommended him to participate in the sport for his big height. Mahendra started practicing for the sport for passing the time. Being an unscholarly student, he practiced the sports day and night with extreme dedication.
Practicing and working was quite difficult for him. He was unfortunate to pass the Board Exam of 10 because of kabaddi. Soon, he was selected in the state team of Maharashtra and went on to represent on the national level.
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Mahendra Rajput on the International level
Mahendra Rajput’s Career in Pro Kabaddi League
- Mahendra was bought by Bengal Warriors in the 1st PKL season and retained with the team for three consequent seasons. In the season, he scored 21 raid points in 8 matches.
- In 2nd sedition f PKL, he scored 55 raid points in 12 matches with 3 Super Raids and 2 Super 10’s.
- He was mostly benched throughout the 3rd and 4th season and scored a total of 26 points in both seasons.
- In the 5th season, he was released by Bengal Warriors for his inconsistent performance but was bought by Gujarat Fortune Giants. Coach Manpreet Singh saw the tendency and strength of Mahendra and bought him in the season.
- He emerged as a game-changer for the Giants in the 5th season. In the season, he scored his all-time highest raid points with 57 points in 17 matches and 3 Super Raids.
- Mahendra retained with the team for the next season and scored 28 raid points off 13 matches with 3 Super Raids. He came under national talks after scoring a 7-points raid in a match against U Mumba.
- He didn’t appear in season 7 of PKL.
- In the 8th edition of PKL, he will be representing and Gujarat Fortune Giants.
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Mahendra Rajput and his Family
Is Mahendra Rajput Married?
- Not Known.
Mahendra Rajput’s Honours and Rewards
Mahendra Singh’s Records
Mahendra Rajput’s Social Media handles
- Instagram – @mahendrarajput06.
- Twitter – N.A
Mahendra Rajput, the young Raider with the potential to challenge the best Kabaddi has to offer! #MeetTheWarriors pic.twitter.com/jtOv1iAr0U— Bengal Warriors (@BengalWarriors) June 8, 2015