Badminton is a popular sport in India. It is the second most played sport in India after cricket. Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi, and Pusarla Venkata Sindhu were ranked amongst top-2 in BWF rankings. Prakash Padukone was the first player from India to achieve world no. 1 spot in the game and after him Srikanth Kidambi made it to the top spot as male player for the second time in April 2018 and Saina Nehwal is the first female player from India to achieve World no. 1 spot in April 2015.