Boys in a Government School in Haryana, India playing kho-kho
|Team members||12 players per side. 9 in the field|
Kho Kho is a tag sport played by teams of twelve players who try to avoid being touched by members of the opposing team, only 9 players of the team enter the field. It is one of the two most popular traditional tag games of South Asia, the other being Kabbadi. Apart from South Asia (mainly India and Pakistan), it is also played in South Africa.
- Each team consists of 12 players, but only 9 players take the field.
- A match consists of two innings. An innings consists of chasing and running turns of 9 minutes each.
- Then, 1 team sits/kneels in the middle of the court, in a row, with adjacent members facing opposite directions.
- The chasers ends in the shortest time possible.
- The team that takes the shortest time to tag/tap all the opponents in the field, wins.
- then players can takes off the field.
- they must sit in a zig zag manner
The equipment used in Kho Kho are poles/posts, strings, metallic measuring tape, lime powder, wire nails, two watches, two types of rings having inner circumference of 30 cm and 40 cm, score shots (like a whistle, for instance), and some stationery to write results etc.. 
Strategies, preparation, terminology
- "Tripura KHO KHO Association @ Tripura4u". Retrieved 28 March 2011.
- Peter A. Hastie (1 July 2010). Student-Designed Games: Strategies for Promoting Creativity, Cooperation, and Skill Development. Human Kinetics. pp. 52–. ISBN 978-0-7360-8590-8. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
- A trip through SA's indigenous games
- "Indian Olympic Association: Kho Kho rules". Retrieved 07-02-2011.
- Gupta, K.; Gupta, Amita, eds. (2006), Concise Encyclopaedia of India 3, New Delhi: Atlantic, pp. 966, 986, ISBN 81-269-0639-1