Virat Kohli is ahead of tennis ace Rafael Nadal in the ESPN list.
The fourth day of Aero India showcased women's achievements in the aerospace sector.
The Tokyo Games will be held in July and August 2020.
He was also named captain of the ICC Test and ODI teams of the year.
The Gujarat team won a bronze medal in the Kho-Kho competition.
Manavaditya Rathore and Devanshi Rana have also won gold medals in shooting.
He had been named ICC Cricketer of the Year and ICC Test Player of the World in 2004.
Events will be held in two age categories, under-17 and under-21.
The venue has seen only a solitary win for India so far.
India have defeated Australia only twice at Melbourne, the venue of the Third Test match.