Published: February 7, 2018 1:00 am
While 2017 gave India a bulk of Super Series titles and a historic World Championship, 2018 could throw into stark relief just how much ground India has to cover before being considered an all-round badminton behemoth.
Every team event – and this season is full of them with the CWG, Asiad, Thomas & Uber Cup and starting with the ongoing Badminton Asia Team Championship (BATC) – should sober down the dizzying narrative that has built around this sport of genuine, consistent top-class achievements the whole of last year. India’s best foot forward might be stepped upon at every juncture over the next few months.
And it will be the…