BCCI recommends Mithali and Ashwin for Khel Ratna Award
BCCI has nominated Mithali Raj and Ravichandran Ashwin for the forthcoming Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Both the legends of the game have had stellar international careers.
Mithali is on the cusp of completing 10000 runs across all formats. Played for India for 22 years which is an outstanding achievement for a woman athlete which shows her resilience and willpower which should encourage any woman sportspersons in the country. BCCI recommends Mithali and Ashwin for Khel Ratna Award.
Ashwin has taken 600 plus wickets across formats. Can be consider as a proper allrounder in test cricket with 5 test hundreds. He is expect to bring more laurels for India in the coming years.
BCCI has also named Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul and Jasprit Bumrah as nominees for the next Arjuna award. Dhawan and Rahul are outstanding cricketers for India specially in ODI format and Bumrah within a limited period of 3 years since his debut has scaled to the top of international bowling rankings in all formats .