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Who are the most Powerful Smashers currently in the Indian badminton team?

By: Srishty Sharon
Date: 24 Jul, 2018
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Badminton is a sport of power, focus and skill. These three aspects are extremely significant to engage in a pivotal game and display the most brilliant performance. All the shots and smashes which are played in this game require immense energy. It takes so much power to hit the feathered shuttle so hard that it can gain the speed of a bullet.

There are many shots which are played in the game of badminton and each requires varying levels of energy. There are many players who are tough smashers in Indian badminton crew now. Here is a list of the aggressive and eloquent smashers in the Indian badminton team currently.

Parupalli Kashyap

Parupalli Kashyap is not a new name when it comes to the most influential smashers. He is one of the fastest and the most violent smashers of the world. He is magnificent at playing the half smash.

HS Prannoy

With his trademark flick shot, Prannoy plays the most powerful game against his opponents. With his extremely fierce shots, he has knocked out many shuttlers.

Kidambi Srikanth

The former World No 1 shuttler, Srikanth Kidambi is known for his defensive game. But when he has to play the attacking game, he is definitely an aggressive competitor for his opponent.

Sourabh Verma

Sourabh Verma is an excellent player and an exceptional attacker. His attacking shots are explicit and exclusively disastrous. He is excellent at the jump smash, always ready to hit the court with the shuttlecock and earn more points.

PV Sindhu

The Indian Olympic Queen, PV Sindhu is called a queen for a reason. She is a tremendous player and her drops shots are famous. She takes advantage of being tall and smash the shuttle in the most powerful way possible.

Saina Nehwal

Saina is very good at analysing her opponent’s strategy. She prefers playing at the front of the court for better coverage. Since she is an aggressive player, her attacking skills are unmatchable. She mostly plays the drop shot in the attacking mode.

Ashwini Ponnappa

The women’s and mixed doubles player, Ashwini Ponnappa is a graceful player. Her game is smooth, but her attacks are clearly not. She can confuse her opponents and snatch points in no time. Her shots and smashes are absolutely fine.

Satwik Sairaj


Known for being the real bully on the court, Satwik started playing badminton at the nascent age of 6 years and there was no looking back for the champ. The smashing maetsro who loves to share space on the court believes in mind playing and having a right set of communication and expectation from his doubles partner. Now, that's what we call a thoughtful smasher.

Whose smashes do you like the most? Let us know in the comment section below.

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