Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan thanked his family, friends, and BCCI after honored with the Arjuna Award. Thanks to all the people who supported me through social media. 35-year-old Dhawan given this award by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday for his brilliant performance in the game.
Shikhar Dhawan honored with Arjuna Award
After being honored with the Arjuna Award, Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan thanked his family, friends, and all those who supported him including the National Cricket Board (BCCI). 35-year-old Dhawan on Saturday honored with the Arjuna Award by President Ram Nath Kovind for his stellar performance in the game.
History maker Neeraj Chopra given Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award
He was a medal winner in Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Players who were given Arjuna Award Among them are hockey female player Vandana Katariya, Monika, kabaddi player Sandi Narwal, shooter Abhishek Verma and para-badminton player Suhas Yathiraj. Apart from this, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award to 12 players, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who made history by winning the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics.
35 Indian athletes honored with Arjuna Award
35 Indian athletes including Dhawan honored with the Arjuna Award. He further wrote, “Without the love and support of all of you this would not have been possible. It’s an incredible feeling. When your hard work is appreciate And I want to thank everyone very much. I will work harder to make my country proud. Congratulations to all the award winners.”
Shikhar Dhawan got the award for the fastest run scorer
Delhi batsman Shikhar Dhawan has represented India in 145 ODIs. and has scored 6,105 runs at an average of 45.55 with 17 centuries and 33 half-centuries. He holds the record for being the fastest Indian to reach 2000 and 3000 runs in ODI cricket. He is also the second-fastest Indian to reach 4,000 and 5,000 runs in 50-over cricket.
Thanks for all the love’
Shikhar Dhawan further wrote, ‘This would not have been possible without the love and support of all of you. It is such an incredible feeling when your hard work is appreciate and I would like to thank everyone very much. I will work harder to make my country proud. Congratulations to all the award winners
Dhawan said an emotional thing
Shikhar Dhawan wrote on Twitter, ‘It is a great honor for me to receive the Arjun Award. I want to thank all those people. My coaches, doctors, support staff, BCCI, teammates, all fans, my friends, and my family stood by my side in this journey.