Top young talents of 2017

Latvian Tennis sensation Jelena Ostapenko scaled new heights after winning an unlikely French Open beating Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Her all-or-nothing attitude has captured fans' hearts and big things are expected from the 20-year-old. Photo: Getty Images
An IPL deal worth Rs. 4 crore, 26 wickets for the Sunrisers at 14.19 and a bowling charisma that has made him a crowd favourite - needless to say, the 19-year-old leggie Rashid Khan from Afghanistan had a fruitful 2017. Khan also made it to the BBL, repping the Adelaide Strikers. Photo: AFP
Prithvi Shaw, another teenage sensation - fresh out of Mumbai's batting nursey - became only the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score five first-class centuries before the age of 18. He is also captaining the India U-19 team at the World Cup. Photo: PRASHANT NAKWE
The 19-year-old French forward Kylian Mbappe was the biggest find of last season. He was instrumental in AS Monaco reaching the UEFA Champions League final, and his performance rewarded him with a big-money move to Paris Saint-Germain. He also won the Golden Boy award. Photo: AP
Another superstar to emerge from the footballing world, 17-year-old Phil Foden guided England to glory at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India. His stunning performance saw him winning the Golden Ball award given to the tournament's best player. Pep Guardiola fast-tracked the teenager into the Manchester City first team and he made his debut when he came off the bench against Feyenoord. Photo: AP