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Essay, Paragraph or Speech on “A Kabaddi Match” Complete English Essay, Speech for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation and other classes.

A Kabaddi Match

Basically ‘Kabaddi’ is a rural game because village provides the ideal conditions to play it. As compared to many other games and sports it is very simple, cheap and demands nothing very special. No huge amounts are involved and no glamour that casts its shadow on the game itself. The game requires power, intelligence, stamina and cooperation. Physical strength plays a prominent role in the game.

To play this game no huge ground is required. A ground is dug either in oval shape or in a square. A prominent line divides this arena into two equal parts. The spectators, like in other games, do not sit or stand at a long distance from the players. They remain very close to the players and in a way participate in the match mentally.

Two teams face each other. The match I saw started at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The match started with the whistle of the referee. The players were in their under garments. Generally women do not form a part of the spectators. But now a days a Kabaddi match is also played by girls but it is few and far between.

The referee whistled and the match started. The captain of one of the teams went into the section of the rival team shouting, ‘Kabaddi, Kabaddi’. He danced and jumped and finding a golden chance touched one player of the opposite side and returned safely. The players of the rival teams tried their best to keep him in their section. Thus, one point was scored. Then a player from the other section repeated this very action. He returned to his side without touching any player. No point was scored. This way the match continued.

Once one player was caught. He pushed and pulled and dragged himself and using his hidden strength he touched the dividing line and scored a point. Thus one team scored more points than the other and won the match.

The spectators enjoyed each and every move of the players and clapped enthusiastically. Two moments were extraordinarily exciting when two players jumped over the rival players to rush to ‘their section. The ‘spectators whistled continuously.

The match was very exciting and interesting. The players displayed agility, speed presence of mind, physical strength and stamina with which they scored points. This match indicates that right from the beginning great importance was given to physical development in our country and such matches guided youths to keep themselves fit bodily and mentally.


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