Kabaddi World Cup
It is an outdoor international standard-style kabaddi contest that is organized through the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF), contested by men’s and women’s national teams. The tournament was previously played in 2004 and in 2016. All tournaments have had a winner in India. India defeated Iran by 38-29 in the final game of the championship to take the title for 2016.
After the establishment of a brand new kabaddi organisation known as the World Kabaddi Federation, a 2019 Kabaddi World Cup was held in April of 2019 at Malacca, Malaysia. It was the biggest world event in the history of Kabaddi, comprised of 32 teams for men and 24 women’s teams.
Kabaddi was played as a demo event during the First Asian Games in 1951, and again in 1982, before becoming a medal event for the first time in the year 1990.
It was the Indian national team won every kabaddi women and men’s competition in the Asian Games from 2002 through 2014. In in the year 2018 Asian Games, Iran became the first country , other than India to earn gold medals for kabaddi the Indian men’s team taking home bronze, and India’s women’s team being beaten by Iran winning silver.
Pro Kabaddi League
The Pro Kabaddi League was established in 2014. The business model of the league was based on the model of its predecessor, the Indian Premier League of Twenty20 cricket, with a major emphasis on marketing, the backing of local broadcaster Star Sports, and changes to the rules of the game and its format to make it more appealing for television viewers. The Pro Kabaddi League quickly became a huge success in terms of ratings on Indian television. The Season of 2014 saw at most 435 million viewers throughout the time of the season and the first championship game was seen to 98.6 million people.
Additional rules are utilized within the Pro Kabaddi League to encourage scoring. For instance, if an opponent’s team has three or fewer players remaining and tackles count for two points instead of one. In addition, if a group has two raids that are empty consecutively, the next raider has to score points, or else they’ll be expelled and the opposing team will earn one point.