The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has congratulated star opener and India’s limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma on turning into solely the fourth cricketer from his nation to be conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
Taking to its official Twitter deal with, the nation’s cricket governing physique posted an image of Rohit from the sphere and stated that they’re happy with him.
“Congratulations @ImRo45for being conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2020, India’s highest sporting honour. He’s solely the fourth Indian cricketer to obtain this award.We’re happy with you, Hitman!,” the BCCI wrote.
Congratulations @ImRo45 for being conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2020, India’s highest sporting honour. He’s solely the fourth Indian cricketer to obtain this award.
We’re happy with you, Hitman! pic.twitter.com/ErHJtBQoj9
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 21, 2020
Moreover Rohit, solely three extra Indian cricketers specifically legendary participant Sachin Tendulkar, recently-retired wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni and present Indian skipper Virat Kohli have been honoured with the nation’s highest sporting honour, which is given for the spectacular and most excellent efficiency within the discipline of sports activities by a sportsperson over a interval of 4 years.
In the meantime, the BCCI additionally shared key profession milestones and achievements of the Indian opening batsman.
Among the many achievements talked about by the BCCI are–Rohit is the one participant to smash three double centuries in One-Day Internationals (ODIs), solely participant to attain 5 tons in a single version of the ICC World Cup, the very best run-getter of 2019 World Cup, the recipient of Arjuna Award in 2015 and the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Yr 2019.
“Check out the important thing profession milestones and achievements of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, 2020 awardee! Congratulations @ImRo45,” the BCCI wrote.
Check out the important thing profession milestones and achievements of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, 2020 awardee!
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 22, 2020
Desk tennis star Manika Batra, wrestler Vinesh Phogat, Indian girls’s hockey workforce participant Rani, para-athlete Mariappan Thangavelu can even be honoured with the celebrated Khel Ratna award as confirmed by the choice committee of the Nationwide Sports activities Award 2020.
The awardees will obtain their awards from President Ram Nath Kovind at a specifically organized perform by means of digital mode from Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2020.