September 27, 2020

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: BCCI congratulates Rohit, Ishant and on Deepti on successful Nationwide Sports activities Awards

New Delhi: The BCCI has congratulated limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma for successful the nation’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award this yr, saying the cricket physique was happy with his achievements.

“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,” the BCCI wrote on its Twitter deal with.

“We’re happy with you, Hitman!”

The BCCI additionally congratulated senior pacer Ishant Sharma and girls’s nationwide staff participant Deepti Sharma on being named for the Arjuna Awards.

“Congratulations to our senior most Check bowler @ImIshant for successful the distinguished Arjuna Award for 2020. Maintain going, champ!,” the BCCI mentioned.

“Congratulations to our all-rounder @Deepti_Sharma06 on being conferred upon with the distinguished Arjuna Award for 2020. Could you proceed hovering new heights,” it tweeted.

The Sports activities Ministry on Friday named Rohit amongst 5 athletes who will probably be conferred with the Khel Ratna on August 29 whereas Ishant and Deepti had been amongst 27 who will probably be bestowed with the Arjuna Award.