Lagori, dikori or lagoori, also known as Lingocha, Pithu (Punjabi), Palli Patti (Karimnagar), Pitto (Rajasthan), Pittu (Bengal) or Satoliya (Madhya Pradesh) is a game in India involving a ball and a pile of flat stones, generally played between two teams in a large outdoor area.It is also being played today in villages.
|Sitoliya or Lagori|
A game of Dabba Kali in Kerala
|Setup time||less than a minute|
|Playing time||3 minutes|
|Skill(s) required||Running, Observation, Speed, Strength, Throwing and concentration|
A member of one team (the seekers) throws a tennis ball at a pile of stones to knock them over. The seekers then try to restore the pile of stones while the opposing team (the hitters) throws the ball at them. If the ball touches a seeker, that seeker is out and the team the seeker came from continues, without the seeker. A seeker can always safeguard themselves by touching an opposite team member before the ball hits the seeker.
In other parts of the country, the same game is known several other names:
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|Stick and ball sports|