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How is Kabaddi Played

Anuj Ranaware
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How is Kabaddi Played

  1. There are two teams of seven players each that compete in the game.
  2. The court is a rectangular field with dimensions for men and women of 13 by 10 metres and 12 by 8 metres, respectively.
  3. There is a five-minute interval between each of the game’s two 20-minute halves.
  4. The team that wins the toss gets to decide whether to raid or defend first.
  5. Every player lines up on their respective half of the court at the beginning of the game.
  6. The raider from the raiding team moves into the half of the court belonging to the other team after crossing the centre line.
  7. While on the other team’s side, the raider must chant the word “kabaddi” nonstop.
  8. The goal of the raider is to touch as many defenders on the other team as they can and get back to their own half of the court without getting tackled.
  9. The raider may be tackled, blocked, or pushed out of bounds by the defenders.
  10. The team scores one point for each defender touched if the raider is successful in touching one or more defenders and going back to their own half.
  11. The opposing team scores a point if the raider is tackled or forced out of bounds before entering their own half
  12. Only a defender inside the boundary line is able to tackle a raider.
  13. When a defender outside the boundary line tackles a raider, the raider’s team isA raider can also be declared out if they stop chanting the word “kabaddi”.
  14. If a raider is declared out, they are replaced by a substitute player.
  15. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins.
  16. In the event of a tie, the winner is determined by a sudden-death raid.
  17. In a sudden-death raid, one player from each team raids the opposing team’s half of the court.
  18. The first player to touch a defender or return to their own half without being tackled wins the game for their team.
  19. Kabaddi is a fast-paced and exciting sport that demands a high level of fitness, agility, and mental toughness.
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