The raiders hold a key place in a kabaddi side and do the bulk of the scoring for the team. The defenders had their work cut off when the raiders were on song. Some of these stars were majestic in the attack and kept the viewers glued to their seats and stole the show with their mind-blowing performances.
Here is a look at the raiders who scored the most points in the attack.
Arjun Deshwal, Jaipur Pink Panthers
He started the season where he left in Season 8 and was the pick of the raiders in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 campaign. He was the best in the raiding business with 296 raid points. The talismanic Deshwal was the go-to raider for Jaipur Pink Panthers. This season, he earned 17 Super 10s and seven Super Raids for the Bulls.
Bharat, Bengaluru Bulls
The young Bull was on top of his game and turned out to be the most trusted raider to bank on for Bengaluru. Bharat amassed 279 raid points in 23 matches for the Bulls. He played a major role in bringing Bengaluru Bulls back in the game whenever they were trailing against their opposition and helped them to make it to the Playoffs.
Naveen Kumar, Dabang Delhi K.C.
The Naveen Express led Dabang Delhi K.C. from the front and lived up to his billing with 254 raid points in the campaign. The captain took up the scoring responsibility when the team needed him the most and came off with flying colours on most occasions. Naveen Kumar was a driving force for Dabang Delhi K.C. with 16 Super 10s and three Super Raids.
Narender, Tamil Thalaivas
The rookie was off to a solid start as he scored a Super 10 in his first-ever vivo Pro Kabaddi match. His stock kept rising with each passing match and he became the go-to raider for Tamil Thalaivas. Narender was the spearhead for his side as he pumped up the Thalaivas attack with 243 raid points and took them to their first-ever semis.
Maninder Singh, Bengal Warriors
Super-Mani was the standout raider for Bengal Warriors. The captain led the side by example and scored 238 points for the side. The experienced campaigner roared for the Warriors in tough situations and he was the bright spot for the team this season. Maninder Singh ended the tournament with 14 Super 10s and 11 Super Raids.