Every game needs physical fitness and Kabaddi is one of them to beat your opponent by showing your potential. Kabaddi world cup has now become quite popular especially in Asian countries. This sport is not only played by heavy men but women also taking part to show their stemma and potential to the world and ensuring the world that women are also great defender and fighter apart from housewives. The world cup of Kabaddi is now organizing in an appropriate manner. This article educates you all about the inside facts and rule about Kabaddi world cup.
Kabaddi world cup has now become quite popular especially in Asian countries. As we all know that Kabaddi is an ancient game and this word is derived from Tamil word “Kai Pidi” which means “Hold Hands” and is a type of wrestling which is played in the mud or in a court between two teams. The interesting fact of Kabaddi is that the players of this game are bulky and muscular and eat a pure and raw food which also known as desi food. This game was initiated in the Tamil Nadu the southern state of India. World cup of Kabaddi is held every year and all the potential team from Pakistan, India, United Kingdom and Turkey are tagged to compete. This sport is not only played by heavy men but women also taking part to show their stemma and potential to the world and ensuring the world that women are also great defender and fighter apart from housewives. This sport is played on regional, national and on international level as this game is very famous and considered as a customary sport in different parts South Asia.
Important Kabaddi Rules:
If you are seeing the Kabaddi game for the very first time then you must know some important rules and facts of it. Each team has 10 to 12 players and each team is allowed to send 7 players to the ground and the remaining 5 are alternative for the game and players can be from any place and any country. The match timing is minimum 40 minutes and there is break after half time and in that half time both team change their players if required but the number of players remain 7. It is compulsory to score 1 point for both the teams and the team who achieve all-out will be awarded with 2 points. While playing if there are 3 defenders left and the attacker has also caught then in this case the protecting team gets a chance to have bonus point which is 2. When attacker crosses the bonus line he is awarded with 1 point but if the attacker is caught while crossing the bonus line then the rival team will get 1 point. Bonus line is only valid if there are 6 defenders on the quad and the umpire give a signal of scoring team with thumbs upward and by whistling. The winning team will be that team who has scored maximum points against its rival team.
Information about Kabaddi world cup:
For the very first time international tournament of Kabaddi was played in 2004 and for the second time in 2007 and finally it was held in 2010 and made an appropriate format from 2010 world cup but this sport is being played in “Asian Games” since 1990. Talking about the ranks of the countries then India ranks first as India has achieved all 7 gold medals and the second ranking country is Bangladesh who has achieved 3 silver medals. The other tournaments such as Asia Kabaddi cup which was held in Iran in 2011 as an opening. Then the very next year in 2012 it was held in Lahore the city of Pakistan from 1st November to 5th November, in that competition both potential teams played well and Pakistan won by beating India. As it is mentioned above about women Kabaddi tournament then for your information first tournament was held in Patna the city of India in the year 2012. The match was between India and Iran and India took victory by beating Iran. Then in the next year the women team of India played against New Zeeland and maintained its position by defeating New Zeeland. The Kabaddi world cup is held every year for men and women.