Is kabaddi a traditional game of India?
Traditional Sports in India. Though kabaddi is primarily an Indian game, not much is known about the origin of this game. There is, however, concrete evidence, that the game is 4,000 year old. It is a team sport, which requires both skill and power, and combines the characteristics of wrestling and rugby.
How popular is kabaddi in India?
According to Nielsen Sports, interest in Kabaddi has grown by 14% year-over-year since 2015, while interest in the Pro Kabaddi League has grown by 33%, making it the second-most popular and watched sports league on TV in India after the Indian Premier League.