Tipped to be the country's best prospects in the Beijing Olympics, shooters lay low in the year gone by with Manavjit Singh Sandhu being the lone highlight for winning the country's highest sporting honour - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
'Before me Sachin and Abhinav Bindra got this award at a very young age and they reached new heights after that. I will also build on this achievement knowing well that expectations are going to increase.'
It was Young India to the fore again. On a 300-plus track, Sreesanth's career-best 6-55 set up the team by restricting England to 288. Debutant opener Uthappa (86) led the victory charge aided by handsome contributions from the top order.