Fazel Atrachali creates history; surpasses Anup Kumar to become the most successful skipper in Pro Kabaddi League History

By Daniel S

November 24, 2022

On 23 November 2022, Jaipur Pink Panthers took on Puneri Paltan in the ongoing season of the Pro Kabaddi League. It was the 96th match of this season which took place in Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad. Speaking of the match, Fazel Atrachali’s Puneri Paltan won the match over Jaipur Pink Panthers with a scoreline of 32-39.

With this win, Puneri Paltan strengthened their position in this year’s edition. However, with this, win, Fazel Atrachali created history. He surpassed Anup Kumar to become the most successful skipper in Pro Kabaddi League history. Fans went crazy after seeing Atrachali achieving such a record to his name.

Fazel Atrachali won his 53rd match as a captain in the Pro Kabaddi League history on 23 November 2022 

Before this edition, Atrachali had the same number of wins (52) as the former U-Mumba skipper Anup Kumar. Eventually, he is now the head coach of Puneri Paltan. With this win, Fazel Atrachali registered his 53rd win as a captain in the Pro Kabaddi League history. However, he did not have a good performance in the match.

The Iranian left-corner defender failed to earn a single tackle point in the match. However, before this edition of the league, became the most expensive defender and overseas player in this league. The Pune franchise spent Rs 1.38 crore to acquire the services of this Iranian defender. However, he has guided his team so far magnificently as Puneri Paltan are now sitting at the top of the table.

In 17 matches, they have gained 64 points with 11 wins, four losses, and two ties. So, Fazel Atrachali might look to win the title this time around with his Pune franchise. Meanwhile, Jaipur Pink Panthers are currently standing in the third position with 54 points from 16 matches. Now, Puneri Paltans will be in action again on 26 November 2022 against Telegu Titans. Puneri Paltans will look to continue their dream run while Telegu Titans will look to improve their position in the current table.