BCCI congratulates Rohit for receiving Khel Ratna award

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The BCCI has congratulated Rohit Sharma for receiving the country’s highest sporting honour. The limited-overs Vice-Captain Rohit Sharma received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award this year. The cricket body stated that it was proud of his achievements.

“Congratulations @ImRo45 for being conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2020, India’s highest sporting honour. He is only the fourth Indian cricketer to receive this award,” the BCCI wrote on its Twitter handle. “We are proud of you, Hitman!”

The BCCI congratulated senior pacer Ishant Sharma and women’s national team player Deepti Sharma for being named for the Arjuna Awards.

“Congratulations to our senior most Test bowler @ImIshant for winning the prestigious Arjuna Award for 2020. Keep going, champ!,” the BCCI said.

“Congratulations to our all-rounder @Deepti_Sharma06 on being conferred upon with the prestigious Arjuna Award for 2020. May you continue soaring new heights,” it tweeted.

The Sports Ministry named Rohit among five athletes to receive the Khel Ratna on August 29. Ishant and Deepti were among 27 who will receive the Arjuna Award.

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