The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday suggested the names of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for the Arjuna Award. The Supreme Court-named Committee of Administrators (CoA) met in the Capital to talk about the issue within the sight of GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim. Karim had proposed the names of the cricketers.
The Arjun Award is given to honour excellence in sports by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports in India. Notably, in 2018, Women’s Cricket team Star opener Smriti Mandhana was the only Cricketer to receive the Prestigious Award.
Bumrah has been a fundamental piece of the Indian side lately and will lead the bowling assault for India at the World Cup. Shami has likewise been in extraordinary structure as of late and made a momentous rebound into the Indian constrained overs side in the wake of being viewed as just for the more drawn out configuration in the last couple of seasons.
Jasprit Bumrah, who made his India debut as recently as 2016, has gone on to become the leader of India’s bowling attack across all formats. The fast bowler made it to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team of the year in his maiden season in Test cricket in 2018.
Jadeja, who till as of late was just piece of the Indian Test side, has likewise made an arrival to the restricted overs group and has been picked as the third spinner in the 15-part squad for the World Cup in England and Wales.
On the other hand, Shami overcomes personal and fitness issue to perform consistently for team India in test in 2018. The Bengal pacer picked up 68 test wickets in 2018 and played a crucial part in India’s historic Test series win in Australia.
Shami also made a comeback to the limited over side prior this year. with his consistent performance on the field, he made in the 15 member World Cup Squad.
Poonam has been deservedly designated from the ladies’ group.
Meanwhile, the All India Football Federation recommended the names of goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and forward Jeje for the prestigious sporting honour