rohit sharma to be conferred with the rajiv gandhi khel ratna award
The Sports Award 2020 Committee on Friday awarded Rohit Sharma, women's wrestler Vinesh Phogat, women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal, women's table tennis player Manika Batra and para-athlete Mariyappan Thengavelu the Khel Ratna Award on August 29 for National Sports Day. Will go.
Five people including Rohit Sharma, vice-captain of the India cricket team, will be given the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the country's highest sports award this year.
This will be the first time in the history of the Khel Awards that Khel Ratna will be awarded to five people.
Rohit Sharma will be the fourth cricketer to receive the Khel Ratna. Before him Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli have received this award.
At the same time, 27 players including Ishant Sharma will be honored with the Arjuna Award.
List of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award cricketers.
1998: Sachin Tendulkar
2007: MS Dhoni
2018: Virat Kohli
2020: Rohit Sharma