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Top 10 Best badminton rackets available online in India 2018

Top ten best badminton rackets available in India

Note: Originally written in 2016 and updated on  09/04/2018. This list of the best racquets will be regularly updated on monthly basis.

Best badminton rackets (shuttle bat) for beginners and intermediate players.

Things to Know before buying a badminton racket – when choosing a badminton racket you need to know & consider few technical aspects of the racket (Not applicable to very beginners). It will be good to know whether the one you choose is best for your long term use. Also be careful with fake rackets . Badminton bats differ in their balance, flexibility, Price, weight, Shape, Brand, Material, Grip etc. For example if you are a attacking player head heavy rackets may work best for you. These factors would affect your playing to some extent. Here is the detailed article about things you should know before choosing a badminton racket.

Useful Extra information badminton racquets  (rackets)

Ever wondered what does what does U, G and x lb to y lb in badminton racket name  represents ?.

U denotes weight of the racket . Racket with a small value of “U” has more weight than one with high value. ie “3U is heavier than 4U” .

represents grip size or handle size of badminton racket. Small value of G indicates larger handle size.

Values from xlb to ylb is used to indicate badminton tension.

Other popular brand Li-Ning uses different code names for their rackets – They use ‘S1,S2 etc’ to represent grip size and ‘W1,W2 etc’ to represent weight of rackets.

Top brands that sells badminton rackets  in India

There is no doubt that Yonex in the market leader of Badminton rackets in price range of 300 to 5000. Here you can read about all different series of Badminton Rackets from Yonex.  Other famous brands like Ashaway, Li-ning and Indian brands  Cosco, Nivia etc also have strong presence in India.

  • Yonex –  Founded by Minoru Yoneyama in 1946. Best quality rackets from the Yonex, the leading badminton brand, are made in Japan itself. These rackets are used by top players around the world. They have manufacturing units in Taiwan and China.
  • Li-ning – A Chinese company founded by Li Ning (Olympic gymnast), they are in partnership with french company Aigle. Main products are athletic shoes and sporting goods.
  • Silvers – Indian sports company based on Punjab.
  • Cosco – Cosco is an Indian sports equipment manufacturer based in Delhi.
  • Ashaway – Founded in 1824 Ashaway is famouse for manufacturing badminton rackets, strings etc
  • Nivia – Another Indian sports company with wide range of sport goods.

Read also
10 Things to Know before buying a badminton racket

Badminton strings for different type of playing styles

Yonex muscle power 29 vs Carbonex 8000 Comparison

Best badminton shoes in India under rs 1000,2000,3000 & 5000

Best strings for badminton rackets online

Yonex voltric 7 vs voltric 5 comparison

Following are the best selling badminton rackets (racquets) in India. Rackets are chosen from different price range, ie from 350 to 5000 rupees.  Professional players can consider racquets above rs 2000 after consulting with coach.

Yonex Gr 303 Badminton Racquet under Rs – 1000

 

Yonex gr 303 under 500 rupees

Price range / check price at  –   amazon and flipkart

Available at an affordable price range of below 550, this is an ideal option for beginners and intermediate level players. But if you want to buy badminton racket as a ‘pair’ or ‘ a badminton racket set‘ for your children then , checkout these options – > List of best badminton racket set’s for children(standard size) or rackets for junior players (small size rackets).

Available Colours – Red, blue, red/black, red/white, silver, yellow, yellow/white.

Shape – Isometric

Frame material – Aluminium frame.

Weight – 90 Grams

Player Level – Beginner / intermediate level badminton player

Protective bag cover – No

Yonex (junior) Badminton Racket Muscle Power 2 Jr, under rs 1000

Yonex junior racket Muscle Power 2

Price range /check price at – amazon and flipkart

Isometric shaped head that provides a larger sweet-spot thus increasing accuracy even on off-centre hits. The racket has an aluminium frame, a steel shaft and a stiff flex. For detailed list of good options of badminton racket for children please check junior rackets.

Available Colours – Red/black combination

Shape – Isometric

Frame material – Aluminium, shaft material is Steel.

Weight – 90 grams

Player Level – For junior players

Protective bag cover – No

Li-Ning Q10 JR Basic Q series Badminton Racket under rs 1000

Li-Ning Q10 JR for boys&girls
Price range / check price at amazon and flipkart

Please note that this also is a racket for junior players.

Available Colours – Yellow/Blue, Shape – isometric

Frame material – carbon fibre, Weight – 86g to 89g

Player Level – Good for beginner / intermediate level

Protective bag cover – No

Yonex Carbonex 8000 Plus, 3U-G4 under rs 2000


Price range Rs – check price at amazon and  flipkart

One of the best bats under Rs 2000. This bat is available in two colours, red and golden. This bat comes with a protective cover for badminton like this. If you are interested in rackets in this price range read Yonex muscle power 29 vs Carbonex 8000 Comparison. It is a comparison of two best badminton rackets in this price range.

Available Colours – Read, gold.

Shape – Round shape

Frame material – Aluminium, shaft is made with Graphite

weight – 3U

Player Level – Beginner / intermediate level

Protective bag cover – Covering for head part only, half cover

Yonex Arcsaber Lite 2i G4-4U Badminton Racquet

Yonex Arcsaber Lite 2i

Price range Rs – check price at amazon and flipkart

Available Colours – Orange

Shape – Square/Isometric

Frame material – Head – Carbon Graphite, NanoAir Spring, Shaft – Carbon Graphite

weight – 84gm (5U), Protective bag cover – yes

Li-Ning G-Tek 90 Muscle Badminton Racquet

li ning G tek 90 photo

Price range Rs – check price at amazon and flipkart

Available Colours – Red/Silver, Shape – oval

Frame material – Aluminium head and graphite shaft

weight – 85 grams

Protective carry bag cover – yes

Yonex Muscle Power 22 Plus Badminton Racquet, 3U-G4

 

Yonex Muscle Power 22 photo

Price range Rs – check price at amazon and flipkart

Available Colours – Black/blue, Red/black

Shape – Isometric shape

Frame material – Shaft – Graphite, Frame – Graphite (Graphite shock less system)

weight – 3U/G4

Protective carry bag cover – yes

Yonex Muscle Power 29 Lite Badminton Racquet, 3U-G4

onex Muscle Power 29 photo

Price range Rs – check price at amazon and flipkart
Available Colours – Black, Red+black

Shape – Isometric shape

Frame material – Shaft – H.M graphite, Frame – H.M graphite, titanium mesh

weight – 3U-G4

Protective carry bag cover – yes

Yonex Voltric 5 Badminton Racquet, 3U-G4 (Black/Blue)

Yonex voltric 5

Price range Rs – check price at amazon and flipkart

Available Colours – Black plus blue

Shape – Isometric shape (built-in T-joint)

Frame material – Shaft – Graphite, Frame material used – Graphite, tungsten

weight – 3U/G4

Height –  27 inch/ 69 centimetre.

Protective carry bag cover – yes

Yonex Voltric 7 4U-G4 Badminton Racquet

Yonex voltric 7 photo

Price range Rs – check price at  amazon and flipkart 

Available Colours – Red colour, Shape – Oval

Frame material – is Graphite, tungsten. Shaft material is Graphite.

weight – 88 gram, Protective carry bag cover – yes

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