Happy Birthday Rohit Gulia and Abhishek Singh
Gujarat Fortune Giants' all-rounder Rohit Gulia and U Mumba's find Abhishek Singh turned a year older today. While Gulia is celebrating his 22nd birthday, Singh is 21 years old. Both the players were last seen at the 67th Senior National Kabaddi Championships in Jaipur in March 2020. Rohit, while playing for the Railways team had won the tournament. On the other hand, Abhishek was part of the Uttar Pradesh team which won the bronze medal.
Rohit is the youngest player to lead a team in Pro Kabaddi when he was handed the captaincy band for Gujarat Fortune Giants during Pro Kabaddi Season 7. One of the most promising all-rounders in the sport, Gulia made his debut in PKL and soon caught the eye of everyone with his consistent contribution. His ability to get points under pressure made him different from his compatriots and he soon went on to become a reliable "Do-or-Die" raider.
Gulia has made major contributions to Gujarat's campaign to the finals in their first two seasons. In his third season (PKL 7), the youngster scored 142 points, the second-highest among the all-rounders. He finished as league's 10th best raider with 132 points.
He also made contributions during the Senior National Kabaddi Championships 2020 in March and was the second-highest raid points scorer for Railways with 34 points.
Abhishek Singh made a name for himself during the PKL Season 7 with U Mumba. He made his debut for the team during Pro Kabaddi 2018 after being bought for Rs. 42.80 lakh in the PKL auctions. The lanky raider upped his game after scored 53 raid points in the opening season as he went on to become one of the leading raiders for the Mumbai based team. He scored 162 points in 21 matches which included astonishing 10 Super 10s.
He will be a player to look out for as U Mumba would be depending on his talent for the upcoming season of Pro Kabaddi.