Rohit Sharma awarded by Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
Rohit Sharma has been awarded the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna’, India’s highest sporting honor. The 33-year-old batsman became the fourth cricketer to receive the award.
Due to the recommendation of the National Sports Awards Committee, Rohit’s name has been appearing in the media for this award for a few days now. It was officially announced on Friday. After Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli, Rohit is also getting this honor.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has already congratulated Rohit. The BCCI wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations to Rohit Sharma on receiving the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020, the highest recognition in Indian sports. He is only the fourth cricketer to receive this award. We’re proud of you, Hitman! ‘