Top 5 Indian players this year across all sports

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GAURAV SAXENA|01-Jan-2018 19:10

Indian players had a great year in sports and there were great achievements by some Indian star players. The way Indian performance is improving year by year it is great sign for upcoming years.

1) PV Sindhu - Olympic Silver medalist PV Sindhu had a great year and she continued to grow as a player. Sindhu was not so lucky in finals this year as she lost to big tournaments finals this year. Sindhu lost World Championship final as well as Dubai World series later this year. The way Sindhu performed this year it is good signs for India in 2018 as Asiads and CWG are not far away.

2) Srikanth Kidambi - Another player from badminton, Kidambi had a great year this season as he become the first Indian to win 4 superseries title this year. Kidambi was in super form this year and consistent throughout this year. Kidambi didnt end the year on winning note but his achievements this years has been superb. Kidambi will be player to watch out for in 2018.

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3) Mithali Raj - Mithali was phenomenal this year as she become leading scorer in ODI cricket in World Cup this year. She also led India to the finals of Cricket World Cup and it was Mithali special effort which took Indian team to the finals. Mithali has been legend for Indian cricket and this year she added another chapter to her royal career.

4) G Lakshmanan - India always struggled with a long distance runner in men's category. Lakshmanan won 5000m and 10000m Gold in Asian Athletics Championship this year. It was golden performance by any Indian athlete this year. Lakshmanan also clocked the best timing this year in World Championship. 2018 is year of Commonwealth Games and Asian Games and one can expect Lakshmanan to be a top contendor this year.

5) Virat Kohli - Virat King Kohli is one of the best of this generation and this year too he achieved new heights. Virat was highest run getter in ODI this year and he was in top 4 in test this year. Virat also won many series as captain and it was a great year for Indian cricket this year. Only Champions trophy was a black spot for Indian captain and he will be looking forward for another great year in 2018.