Fantasy Kabaddi – Team Mumbai Unbeatable Records

If you will ask the fantasy kabaddi fans about the best team in the league. They will scream one name. Yes, you have guessed right. It is the Mumbai team! The team might not have played their potential in the last few seasons, but we have to agree that they are one of the best defenses in the league.

The 2nd India kabaddi league season champion, team Mumbai has always been blessed with superstars like Surender Nada, Mohit Chillar and Fazel Atrachali, the present captain of the team.

Hence, it is not a surprise that the Mumbai-based team holds most of the defensive records in the online kabaddi games. Here are seven records of the Mumbai team which are tough to break. Read on and join 11wicket.com to win exciting prizes:

First Team to reach 3 Consecutive Final

U Mumba was the best team in the league for the first few seasons. They finished runner-ups in the first season but quickly made up for that with a title in the second season. And with yet another final in the third season, Mumbai became the first team to reach three consecutive finals. And they did it in the first three seasons itself.

All-Out Records

The Mumbai based franchise has inflicted second most all-outs in the history of the Pro Kabaddi League. U Mumba has 145 all-outs to their name in 107 games while Patna Pirates lead the way with 165 all-outs in 112 games.

Most successful Tackles

Mumbai might have won only one title way back in 2015 but their defense has hardly let them down even after that. In the team’s 107 matches so far, Mumbai has made 1048 successful tackles, most by any team in the history of the Indian Kabaddi league.

Most Tackle Points

It should come as no surprise that a team with most tackles in the Pro Kabaddi League history is also the team with most tackle points in total. U Mumba has won 1134 tackle points so far while Patna Pirates are second with 1112 points.

Least Points Conceded

This is a testimony to what the best defense really is – Least points conceded by a team in six seasons so far. And despite winning the league just once, their defense has been rock solid every season. The Mumbai-based team has conceded just 3169 points in 107 games, least by a team founded in 2014. Patna Pirates, the three-time Champions are second on this list as well with 3237 points in 112 matches.

Best Win %

With the winning percentage of 63.55, U Mumba top the list amongst the teams from 2014. Only Gujarat Fortune Giants, who debuted is 2017, have a better winning percentage than U Mumba, 69.39.

Most Wins in PKL

U Mumba is the team with most wins in the Pro Kabaddi League history – 68! They have won more matches than any other team, even more than three-time champions Patna Pirates, who have won 63 games so far.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – The Indian Kabaddi Star Ajay Thakur

Kabaddi was invented in India and it was the first official player in the 1920s. People then played the game in mud and since then the sport has gradually evolved. From mats to online kabaddi games, the sport has been tremendously popular among Indian masses.

The sport has gained mass popularity with the start of the India fantasy kabaddi league. This is the next big league after our famous cricket T20 league.

Since its beginning, the kabaddi fantasy league has inspired a lot of youngsters to opt to play Kabaddi as a successful career. One of the best players who has done wonders for Indian Kabaddi is Ajay Thakur.

Ajay is one of the finest raiders India has ever seen and has been an asset for every team he has represented in the fantasy kabaddi. With the ongoing fever of Kabaddi, let us have a look at some of the Ajay Thakur records in the League. Read on and join 11wickets.com to play kabaddi games online:

Super 10s

Ajay Thakur has the record of being 3rd most successful raiders scoring Super 10s in the Indian kabaddi league. A Super 10 means gaining 10 raid points in the same match individually as a raider/defender. Ajay’s talent has helped him in doing this on 28 occasions in 6 seasons.

Super raids

A super raid is the raid in which a raider is able to fetch 3 or more points from the opposition in a single raid. Ajay has 21 super raids to his name in the Pro Kabaddi League, which is the fifth most by any raider in this league.

Overall points

Ajay is the 4th most successful athletes in terms of individual points obtained. In total, he has 753 points in his account, out of which 21 have been obtained while tackling. This makes him one of the most lethal Kabaddi players in the league.

Most number of successful raids

Ajay Thakur has been one of those players you would always to have in the team. He has the capability of changing the course of match in just a few seconds. Ajay Thakur has the record of being the 3rd most successful raiders in all the seasons of the kabaddi league. He has 593 successful raids to his name.

Most raid points

Thakur has a unique way of getting raid points. His frog jump and hand touch point style make him deadly for the opponents. And his frog jump has earned him the most number points. He has 732 raid points in 6 seasons to his name.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – Defending Strategies

India is a nation where passion for different sports runs in every individual. First, it was the era of cricket. Our ancestors would reminisce about the golden period of test cricket. Then came the fever of hockey and now is the turn of kabaddi games.

Till date, none of the nations from the rest of the world have surpassed the talent of the Indian kabaddi players. And with the advent of the India fantasy kabaddi league, the sport is enjoying huge popularity amongst the fans from around the world.

No one has really envisioned the kind of success kabaddi fantasy league is enjoying. It is overwhelming how the sports enthusiasts have taken interest to the game.

Kabaddi is a sport involving loads of struggle and intense play. Hence, fantasy kabaddi needs loads of strategies. Read them on and play the game at 11wickets.com

Two-man chains

A very common method of defense, immediate people hold their hands to form a chain and tries to trap the raider and recede back when the raider attacks.

Three-man chains

Usually executed with covers and the middle man, this is not that common but effective against some raiders as this prevents them from going too much inside to get points.

Lone warrior

This is a strategy used with everyone standing alone without holding hands, usually done in scenarios with fewer than 5 people present in the defending team. Very intense and provocative and can be really risky against a good raider. If you have great corners or covers, this move can be lethal.

Protecting the raider

If in the team you have one key raider, all the other players allow him to play in the middle and stand in formation ahead of the raider protecting him. This strategy is similar to the one in chess where you protect your King.

Advance defense

Baulk line advance, Bonus line advance

Another provocative strategy used when defense is under pressure not to let the raider take a point or make the raid legal by crossing the baulk line. A very risky move but if the raider is average, can work.

Bonus line advance is when the formation of defense stands in front of the bonus line trying to make it impossible for the raider to get a bonus point. This is fairly common strategy and can work well most of the times.

Sacrificial defense

Surrender point, Surrender raid

Two types of strategies depending on the situation, if the defender is the last man standing and the team wants the inevitable all out done fast and move on with the game, defender goes to the raider and surrenders. This is a surrender raid, where the raider need not sweat to get the points.

The second situation is more complicated; if the defending team is leading by more than 2 points and it is the last moments of the match, maybe the last raid, one defender stands in front of the whole defense formation and sacrifices himself and does not let the raider go past him and allow him to take multiple points. This is a very clever strategy and is not seen often.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – Indian Movies Based on the Sport

The India fantasy kabaddi game has not only attracted the core Indian sports lovers, but also people from the movie world. Such charming the sport has been. From Bollywood to South-Indian industry and people from other sports have grown out to be a hardcore fan of the sport.

The fantasy kabaddi game has not only invited a mass audience but has also inspired the filmmakers. A few from the different regional film industries have made some interesting movies based on kabaddi or kabaddi as their backdrop.

Let us take a look at five of them and keep playing kabaddi fantasy league at 11wickets.com

Okkadu – 2003

Okkadu is a Kabaddi based Telugu action movie with Mahesh Babu and Bhoomika Chawla in the lead roles. Mahesh plays Ajay Varma, a Hyderabad-based Kabbadi player visiting Kurnool to take part in a state-level tournament while Bhoomika Chawla plays as Swapna Reddy. Prakash Raj is in a negative role with on-screen name as Obul Reddy. Obul wants to be with Swapna against her wish & Ajay rescues her. This movie directed by Gunasekhar received wide acclaim and even won the Filmfare best film award.

Kabaddi – 2009

Kabaddi is a 2009 Kannada sports drama film directed by Narendra Babu. The film stars Praveen and Priyanka in the lead roles and it depicts the struggle of a Kabaddi player. It is also a love story based around the sport of Kabaddi.

Kabaddi Once again – 2012 

Starring Varinder Singh Ghuman, Sudeepa Singh, Jaswinder Bhalla, Binnu Dhillon & Nachhatar Gill Kabaddi Once Again is a Punjabi film. This directorial venture of Sukhminder Dhanjal, released in 2012, depicted the darker side of the sport. It touches the subject like human trafficking and match-fixing in the name of kabaddi. The movie also exploits the dirty truth of how fixing is done with the help of illegal drugs and fake players.

Ghilli – 2004

Ghilli is another film based on the same topic directed by Dharani in the year 2004. The film features Trisha and Vijay in lead roles with Ashish Vidyarthi, Dhamu, Prakash Raj, Mayilsamy and Janaki Sabesh playing supporting roles. The film is a remake of Telugu film Okkadu (2003). The plot revolves around Vijay, Trisha and Prakash Raj. Prakash Raj is mad about Trisha in the flick while Vijay helps rescue and during the course, Trisha falls in love with the actor.

Badlapur Boys – 2014

Badlapur Boys is a 2014 Hindi drama film directed by Shailesh Verma. This is the only Bollywood based Kabaddi film so far. The film is about a team of Kabaddi players in a family romantic drama with sports as a backdrop.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – All about Defending Positions

In the game of fantasy kabaddi, the raider has to prove his worth against a host of defenders from the opponent team. They have to play on the other half of the mat to score a touchpoint.

Defenders are all the kabaddi games players who are on their side of the mat, when the raider from the opponent team is raiding. Some of the players have special skills to defend their team from the raiding attacks. They pin down the raider after taking positions accordingly on the mat.

In todays post, we will focus and identify the different positions of the defenders on the mat. Read on the positions of the entire kabaddi fantasy game team on the mat, all the seven players. And join 11wickets.com to win loads of prizes:

Left and right corners

They cover the outermost position in the defense on the left and right-side corner. These are the most crucial position of defense as they have to initiate the tackle.

Left corner-in & right corner-in

The first immediate player next to either corner on the left and the right are the “in’s.” In a full defense of seven, the left raider usually takes the right-in position while the right raider takes the left-in position. Depending on the situation, the in’s sometimes interchange as the roles are highly versatile.

Right and left covers

They are the wall of the defense and occupy the central position when it comes to defense. Players in this position are usually on the bulkier side as they have to primarily stop the momentum of the raider in most tackles and have a lot of brute strength.

Center/middle

This is generally the position occupied by the third or do-or-die raider wherein he is relegated to the back-line, playing a secondary role in the defense. Often the raider weakest in defense or the raider who is main raider is subjugated to this deep role and will only take part in defending if necessary.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – Difference between Super-Tackle & Super-Raid

After cricket, kabaddi has turned out to be the most popular sport amongst Indians. Thanks to the India fantasy kabaddi league and its immense popularity in the recent days.

Till now, Indian kabaddi players are standing tall amongst the rest of the world players. Every second Indian wants to become the best player in this kabaddi fantasy game. There are so many kids who started to play this game during their childhood days. However, they are unaware of the rules, points, extra points, goals, or anything else related to this game.

But here we are talking about the extra points which have been included during the game Kabaddi. We are going to create some points in difference between Super Raid and Super Tackle in online kabaddi games.

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Actually, Super Raid and Super Tackle are including in extra points of this game which everyone must have to know before to play this game. Every time when we choose something for ourselves then we must have to check each and everything related to this game.

All Out

It is a kind of point in the game when all the players of the team are sent off by the other team. But at this point, the other team gets extra points but in kabaddi games, the team gets 2 points.

Super Raid

Super raid is a kind of extra point in which the raider successfully gets 3 or more defenders out, it is called a super raid. However, in case of the bonus point + 2 defenders out is also called a super raid.

Super Tackle

In this extra point, if the defending team is getting successfully tackled all the raiders, with 3 or fewer defenders in the side, it is called a super tackle and the d defending team gets extra points. However, if we talk about the kabaddi games then 1 point is being awarded in the league. Hence the defending team gets 2 points only instead of 1 point in a normal scenario for their efforts in the game.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – Know the Signals Used during Games

It has been over a month since kabaddi games started and we have already witnessed several brilliant moments on the mat. The games have started becoming competitive, compared to the previous editions.

The fact that no one single team has been dominant in the tournament so far shows how interesting this season has been until now. In a long tournament like the India fantasy kabaddi, teams bolster their squad with a number of stars.

However, kabaddi fantasy game offers chances to youngsters to showcase their skills on the mat. Agility and fitness have become an integral part of the game.

In today’s post we will read about signals used during the matches by the match supervisors. Know about them and play fantasy kabaddi at 11Wickets.com. Read on:

START OF THE MATCH

  1. a) Raise one hand vertically upward
  2. b) Bring the other hand parallel to the mid line while simultaneously bringing the vertical hand slightly down and start the ‘stop & go’ watch.
  • Long and short whistle

OUT OF BOUNDS

Raise both hands with palms towards the body and show the action of ‘away’.

  • Long whistle

BREAKING OF THE CANT

Place the palm in front of the throat.

  • Sharp short whistle

CALLING THE RAIDER BACK

Raise one hand sideward to shoulder level while pointing thumb towards the direction raiders should move.

  • Two short whistles

BOTH OUT

Raise both the hands sidewards to shoulder level while pointing thumb upwards.

  • Long whistle

TO DECLARE POINTS & OUTS

Raise one hand to indicate the number of outs or points. With the other hand, indicate the team that scored by pointing horizontally towards that side.

  • Long whistle

PUSH OR PULL

Raise both hands to about shoulder level with palms facing away from the body showing the action of a ‘push’.

  • Long whistle

OPERATING SCISSORS OR DANGEROUS PLAY

Interlock the fingers of both hands.

  • Short continuous whistle till the struggle is stopped

TIME OUT/ TEMPORARY SUSPENSION

Form ‘T’ shape with both palms.

  • A long and short whistle

STOP OR WAIT

At the time of struggle or fouls, show a wobbling action with the palm.

  • Blow sharp short continuous whistle till the struggle or foul is stopped

HALF TIME AND SIDE CHANGE

Cross the hands in front of the chest to indicate side change / half time.

  • Long whistle

MATCH IS OVER

Raise both hands from the side and simultaneously bring them closer while whistling.

  • Long whistle

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Fantasy Kabaddi – Rules One Should Know About

The Indian kabaddi games have created a stir in the international scenario. It has drawn the attention of the sports enthusiasts even from the western nations! Kabaddi has originated in Indian states and we Indians we not only mastered the sport on mat but also mastered kabaddi fantasy game of 11wickets.com.

With time and western influence, Indian people started leaning towards cricket and football. But this changed in the year 2014 when organizers announced Indian kabaddi league. Kabaddi fans across the world went crazy, and online kabaddi games became an instant hit in multiple countries, especially in India.

Initially, Indian fantasy kabaddi did not do well in the international market. In fact, it took them two seasons to see the limelight in those market. But now at the 7th season kabaddi game have a huge fan base across the world and we Indians couldn’t be any happier.

Following are the rules of kabaddi played on mat which everyone should be aware of before playing the kabaddi fantasy league games.

Number of players

Each team consists of no more than 12 players with only 7 taking to the field at any one time.

Category of kabaddi matches

Because of the physical nature of Kabaddi, matches categorize in age and weight categories.

Supervisors of a kabaddi match

There are six officials looking after each Kabaddi match. The officials comprise of a referee, a scorer, two assistant scorers and two umpires.

Duration

The duration of the match is two halves of 20 minutes with a half time break of 5 minutes.

The toss

At the start of a Kabaddi match, there is a coin toss with the winner having the choice as to whether to have the first raid or not. In second half of match, the team that did not raid first begin second half with a raid.

Winning a point by raider

To win a point when raiding, the raider must take a breath. And he must run into the opposition’s half. Tag one or more members of the opposing team. At last return to their own half of the pitch before inhaling again.

Chanting kabaddi

To prove that another breath hasn’t been taken, the rider must continue to repeatedly yell the word ‘Kabaddi’. Failure to do this, even for just a moment means that the rider must return to their own side of the court without points and the opposite team is awarded a point for a successful defense play.

Preventing the raiders of opposition

The team being raided is defending, and the players must prevent the raiders from tagging them and returning back over the halfway line. Whilst in defense, a team may score a point by successfully preventing the raider returning to their own half after tagging them. Raiders may only be grabbed by their limbs or torso, not by their hair, clothes or anywhere else, and defenders are not permitted to cross the centerline.

Game format

Each team will take turns in raiding and defending. Following halftime, the two teams switch sides of the court and the team who defended first in the first half begin the second half by raiding. The game continues in this way until the time is up. Further, the team with the most points at the end of the match is the winner.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – Some Tips for Beginner Players

Indian people love kabaddi, but their passion for sports is bigger than earlier. All the credit goes to the revival of the sport and the beginning of India fantasy kabaddi league!

The online kabaddi games have created a buzz in the international and national scenario drawing the attention of even the ardent cricket fans! Apart from playing the online kabaddi fantasy league at 11wickets.com, many are taking kabaddi as their serious alternate career.

Since the start of the Indian fantasy kabaddi in 2014, we have seen a high surge of interest taken by the sports enthusiasts in the sport. The game finds its traces back to ancient scriptures like the Mahabharata. Kabaddi requires strength, stamina, strategy and agility.

In India, it is now one of the most-watched sports in India after cricket, which shows that this sport has a bright future in India. Let us take a look at some tips for the beginners.

Fitness

To become a talented kabaddi player, you need to excel in strength, stamina and endurance. These three will only come when you train harder and harder. The game demands a lot of physical strength, it tends to be rough eventually proving to injury hence it is important to keep yourself fit as stamina and fitness will help you to recover quickly. Crossover exercise, endurance workout is the first step for fitness in this game.

Diet

No amount of fitness will help you if you don’t control what you eat. A player eating habit determines your body structure. Since you should be quick on your toes a bulk body will not help you. A kabaddi player’s diet would be an optimum mix of proteins, carbohydrates along with some vitamins and minerals.

Focus

Kabaddi game is where you are under a lot of stress and you need to be calm and focused to make the right decision at the right time. You need to find a balance between waiting calmly and striking at the right moment. Yoga and meditation can help players have the right mindset.

Practice

Practice makes a kabaddi player efficient. A move practised more times than your opponent makes you a threat. Practice each move as many times as you can. Practice more of mock raids and coordinated attack and defence with your teammates. Work on your weakness and improve it.

Strategy

You need to have more than one strategy against your opponent. Being a raider or a defender, you cannot win all times with just one strategy. Surprise your opponent by implementing a new plan and act quick. Tackle or strike at your opponent when the time is right an old catch them off guard.

Watch more games

Watch more and more kabaddi games from all around the world. Different players have different skills set. Practice more on the new moves and perfect the technique. Only after you excel at the move, you are to use it during the match. Make their practical experience as your theoretical experience. Watch matches, read about the workout schedule of players and learn more of others and start adapting to it.

Portray your talent to others

Along with the above points, you should also start operating your talent and skills to others. Start by asking your kabaddi coach to recommend you to a local club and start participating in local club matches (as the main player) Take these matches seriously as this is going to be a huge experience.

Set short term and long-term goals

Your training intensity should be harder at this stage because for you to become at the top you need to be selected in the Pro-kabaddi league. Only players from state championships will be selected. Hence aim higher and go more training than yesterday because it is a competitive game with many talented players looking for an opportunity.

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Fantasy Kabaddi – Sports Officials & their Roles

Kabaddi has changed since the advent of India fantasy kabaddi league. A sport which was once played in the mud had little glamour associated with it. The television broadcast was negligible and media coverage limited.

With the kabaddi fantasy league, the setting of the sport was shifted to a highly equipped indoor sports stadium. Not only the stadiums, but a synthetic mat with group of TV cameras capturing the sport from every angle also joined the scenario.

With the growing popularity of the league, kabaddi has become more than just a means to get a job for the players. Their incomes have soared, their popularity is at an all-time high. Online kabaddi games of 11wickets.com have changed the way the sport was looked at.

There are different types of officials present in the kabaddi games. Let’s know about them in detail. Six officials nominated to conduct a Kabaddi Match. Among them, two are umpires, one is a scorer, one is an assistant scorer and one is a referee.

Duties of the Referee:

The Referee has to:

  1. Take the toss
  2. Announce the score of each side before the last 5 minutes declared
  3. Supervise in general, the conduct of the whole match
  4. Record the time including start and end time of the game
  5. Announce the substitutions & replacement of players
  6. Announce the time of each minute of the last 5 minutes of the Second half

Duties of the Umpire:

  • The umpires shall conduct the match and give decisions according to the rules of play and matches till the game has ended.

Duties of the Scorer:

A scorer has to:

  1. Fill the score sheet & announce the score with the permission of the referee at the end of each half and the final result at the end of the match
  2. Make a note of the team winning the toss at the start of the game
  3. All the points scored by all the players of the team records in running score on their respective side on the score sheet diagonally
  4. Points scored for ALL-OUT scratched horizontally
  5. Bonus point shows in the score sheet by triangle
  6. The team scoring the first leading point shows in the running score by square
  7. Technical point awarded by the referee or umpire encircled in the running score.
  8. Time out by the teams indicated by against the team concerned
  9. Keep a note of the timing in the score sheet at the beginning & at the end of each half, time out taken by the teams & officials and record the substitutions made
  10. Complete the score sheet in all respects and get it duly sign by the umpires and referee
  11. Super Tackle Point shows in the score sheet by Cross mark

Duties of the Assistant Scorers

An assistant scorer has to:

  1. The Assistant Scorer will maintain the record of the players who are out, in the order of their being put out & revived, of the team to which he is assigned
  2. He will also ensure that the players who are put out are seated in the order of their being put out in the sitting block
  3. The assistant scorer will point out to the Referee or the Umpires if any player goes out of bounds
  4. The Assistant scorer will record the bonus points and technical points scored by the opposite team in order to get the total number of points lost by the team to which he is assigned and also to tally with the main score sheet.

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