5 Things You Need To Know About Birthday Boy Rajesh Mondal

Puneri Paltan skipper raider Rajesh Mondal is celebrating his 34th birthday today. Agressive on the mat, Rajesh has established himself as o or die raid specialist. He holds the ability to score points in cruch situation. He is one of the best and experience raider of Pro Kabaddi League history.

There are many things you should know about him –

1) Rajesh Mondal was born on 25th December 1985 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

2) Earlier he wanted to be an Gymnast as he used to take part in local Kabaddi tournaments. But once his father Ramen Mondal who was a Kabaddi player and Eastern Railways Kabaddi Team Coach took him to watch the game of Kabaddi and then after his interest in Kabaddi grew.

3) In Pro Kabaddi League season 1 and 2 he was part of Bengaluru Bulls. Then he was roped in Patna Pirates for season 3 and 4. He moved to Puneri Paltan in season 5 and 6.

4) Mondal managed the third-most do-or-die points in Season 4 as well as Season of 5 Pro Kabaddi, scoring 34 and 40, respectively. Rajesh has raid points to his name from 89 matches. Out of them, 126 are do or die raid points and it is the fourth highest by any player.

5) Rajesh who holds the 14 years of Kabaddi experience has won Silver at 2016 Asian Beach Games. Rajesh is an employee on Eastern Railways and has captured gold at the Senior National Games with the Railways team in 2011.