Meraj Sheykh Kabaddi Player Biography, Wiki, Height, Weight, Career

Meraj Sheykh Biography: Meraj Sheykh is a professional kabaddi player from Iran who now plays for Dabang Delhi. In the Pro Kabaddi League’s all-time scoring charts, he ranks #1 among all-rounders. His hallmark move, the Scorpion Kick, highlights his quick reactions and flexibility. A raider must spin towards the mid-line and snap his back knee up to pick up a touch on a defender on the way back, comparable to a scorpion’s sting..

Meraj Sheykh Biography

Meraj Sheykh Biography: Meraj Sheykh was born in Iran and began playing when he was very young. Sheykh was a professional wrestler for ten years before playing Kabaddi, and his experience in the ring has helped him be swift and agile on the mat.

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Meraj Sheykh Kabaddi Player Biography

Meraj Sheykh Wiki

NameMeraj Sheykh
Date Of Birth26 May 1988
Birth PlaceSistan, Iran
Height5’9 ft
Zodiac SignGemini
Net WorthN/A

Meraj Sheykh Career

He debuted with Telugu Titans in Season 2 and became the 1st foreign player to captain a Pro Kabaddi team when he was named captain for the second half of the season. Sheykh recorded 29 raid points and nine tackle points in his 1st season with the Titans.

Sheykh scored 27 raid points and 21 tackle points in Season 3 of Pro Kabaddi before switching allegiances the following season.

Sheykh was promoted to Dabang Delhi’s captain in Pro Kabaddi’s fourth edition. The Iranian all-rounder accepts the increased responsibilities, scoring 63 raid points and 12 tackle points.

Sheykh’s most successful season in terms of points return was Season 5. In league history, he scored 96 raid points 8 tackle points, and completed 50 tackle points. With 104 points, he was crowned the best all-rounder in the 5th edition of Pro Kabaddi.

Sheykh continued to raid successfully in the sixth season, scoring 94 raid points. However, in 19 games, the Iranian only managed three tackle points. He represented his country in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup final, which they lost against India.