This is true. I have also played kabaddi several times when I was kid. Now I am happy to see that kabaddi is being recognized globally. As far as I know, one needs to have good muscle strength and technique to win the game.
Virat Kohli, Indian cricket team captain, was present on the first day of match of the Mumbai leg of the Pro kabaddi League, which played between U Mumba and Puneri Paltan. Finally the Mumbai franchise won the game.
Virat Kohli said
"Kabaddi has taken a leap in the sports culture in our country since the inception of Pro Kabaddi League. Seeing a sport that we all have played as kids get to this stature today gives a different feeling altogether, especially when you know that the Indian kabaddi team is one of the best ones in the world," said Virat.
"Then seeing how players from all over the globe come to India to be a part of the PKL shows that the level of the sport has been escalated exponentially. The reason kabaddi has become a world recognised sport is due to the fitness and determination of Indian kabaddi players," he added.
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