Kho Kho is a ancient tag sport invented in India. The game is played by teams of 12 nominated players out of 15. Of these 9 enter the field and sit on their knees (chasing team), while the 3 extra players (defending team) try to avoid being touched by members of the opposing team. After Kabaddi, Kho Kho is the most popular traditional tag games in the Indian subcontinent. Not only in India, but the game is also played by the Indian community in South Africa.
— Kho Kho Federation of India (@KKFIOfficial) April 14, 2019
Note that the word ‘Kho’ seems to be derived from the Sanskrit verb root syu- meaning “get up go”. With Kho Kho coming from the streets into the national limelight, there are many talented players who are the reason behind its growth.
Here is a list of five famous, talented and reputed national Kho-Kho players who earned success and love through this game.
Satish Rai is one of the most famous personalities in kho-kho. Very little is known about him except his excellent gaming skills. He was a tough, fit dedicated and attentive player.
In 2010, the newly formed Kho-Kho Federation of India had decided to conduct a Kho-Kho World Series on similar lines of the Baseball World Series in America. A bunch of Kho-Kho enthusiasts decided to support the federation and draw attention to the age-old sport. Satish Rai was an active enthusiast in promoting and supporting the series speaking to media about the benefits of the plan.
Moreover, Satish Rai is most important and stupendous Kho Kho player of India. He is a predominant player. He played for many years and won many medals