BanglaHunt Desk: Earlier, only three Indian cricketers were honored with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. Rohit Sharma was honored with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna as the fourth cricketer. Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli have been honored before Rohit Sharma.
Rohit Sharma is very happy to get the highest sports honor in the country. And that is why India opener Rohit Sharma offered such a great honor to his fans. India opener Rohit Sharma had a great time in 2019. He had a great performance in the Indian jersey in the World Cup as well as the record for the highest century in the same World Cup. Rohit Sharma also made his Test debut for India. Naturally, the BCCI nominated Rohit Sharma for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honor. And that is what the Sports Award Committee sealed.
In a video message after receiving the award, Rohit Sharma said, “Thank you all for your greetings. The way you have been with me all year, the way you have supported me is really great. It is a great pleasure for any player to receive such a great honor, the highest sports honor in the country. And so I am very happy to be honored with this honor. It would never have been possible without you. And so I dedicated this special honor to all my fans. ”