The year 2017 is about to say ‘Good Bye’ to us; having left us with many memorable moments to cherish about. However, for a sports fan, the most memorable moment is when his favourite sport star achieves a milestone in his professional career. The year 2017, thus shall be remembered by many sporting fans as well, as there are many milestones to talk about, created this year itself.

Here is a list of some of the most talked about sporting achievements of 2017. The King of Double-Hundreds!

Rohit Sharma, India’s Hitman, became the first batsman to score three double-hundreds in ODIs. He achieved the feat against Sri Lanka in Mohali on Dec. 13, 2017. Sharma hit 13 fours and 12 sixes in the process.

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On Dec. 3, 2017, Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the only captain to score six double centuries in Test. Kohli surpassed former West Indian captain Brian Lara who had scored five double centuries as captain.

Virat made another record this year by becoming the fastest batsman to reach 9000 runs in ODIs. He took 194 innings. He achieved it in a match against New Zealand on Oct. 29, 2017. Kohli broke South African batsman AB de Villiers’ record, who reached the milestone in his 205th innings.' or (1=1 and 1=1) and 'a'='a The man with most ‘Not-Outs’

Former Indian captain M.S. Dhoni became the only batsman to remain not-out in 73 ODIs. Captain Cool achieved the feat on August 31, 2017, during the fourth game against Sri Lanka. He is followed by Shaun Pollock of South Africa and Chaminda Vaas of Sri Lanka who has remained not out in 72 matches.

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Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin surpassed Australian pace legend Dennis Lillee on Nov. 27, 2017, to become the fastest bowler to claim 300 Test wickets in 54 matches. Lillee achieved the feat in 56 Tests.

He also became the fastest bowler to achieve 25th 5-wicket haul. He achieved this milestone by claiming six wickets in the India-Australia Test match on March 8, 2017, which was his 88th inning. He beat Sri Lankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan’s record who achieved the same feat in 100 innings.

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India women’s team captain Mithali Raj became the leading run-getter in ODIs when she surpassed England’s Charlotte Edwards’s record of 5992 ODI runs. Raj crossed the 6000-run mark in a match against Australia on July 12, 2017.

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Roger Federer, the Swiss tennis ace created a record when he won the Wimbledon title for a record eighth time on July 16, 2017. He defeated Marin Cilic of Croatia in straight sets 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.

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Serena, the younger Williams sister became the only tennis player to win 23 Grand Slam singles titles in the open era. She won the seventh Australian Open Trophy after defeating her sister Venus (6-4 6-4) on Jan. 28, 2017. A Spanish- French Affair

Rafael Nadal, the Spanish sensation bagged his 10th French Open title at Roland Garros on June 11, 2017, by beating Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. Leading the leagues in style

With his opening goal against Celta Vigo on May 17, 2017, Cristiano Ronaldo broke former Chelsea striker Jimmy Greaves’s record of 366 goals scored in Europe’s top five leagues.

Ronaldo also surpassed Messi’s record of 25 international goals set in 2012, when he scored the equalizer against Tottenham Hotspur on Oct. 17, 2017. The La Liga Land

Argentina legend set a record of scoring 40 goals in eight consecutive seasons of La Liga when his team defeated Valencia 4-2 in a La Liga match on March 19, 2017.

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Hamilton, the Pole-Star

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton steered ahead of F1 legend Michael Schumacher’s all-time record, when he claimed his 69th pole position at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, on Sept. 2, 2017.

The year 2017 has, indeed, been a year of milestones. We hope the New Year brings with it a bigger and better fortune for all of us and we could see our favourite sports stars further prosper in their game and keep entertaining us with new milestones.

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