Rohit Sharma, one of the most destructive batsmen in the world right now. With his powerful and consistent performances, Rohit Sharma has earned the reputation of Mr. Dependable in the team.
Rohit Sharma had an amazing outing during the ICC World Cup 2019, where he became the first cricketer to hit five centuries in a single edition of an ODI World Cup. Also, Rohit Sharma was the highest run-scorer in the World Cup as he amassed 648 runs in 9 innings he played. Later he continued with his amazing form throughout the year and was able to score 1490 runs, including 7 centuries.
Recently, the cricketer was honored with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, which is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a sportsperson in India. Interestingly, Rohit Sharma is only the fourth cricketer to win the prestigious award.
Before Rohit Sharma, only Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli have been the recipients of this honor.
As soon as the news of Rohit Sharma getting awarded with this honor, his fans flooded the social media with their love and tributes. Soon, Rohit Sharma posted a video of himself thanking everyone for their support and love and also promised his fans to win many more laurels for India. Sharing the video, Rohit wrote:
“Thank you for all your wishes and lots of love.”
Here, check out the post:
The post was soon flooded with comments from several cricketers and fans. However, the cement that stole all the attention came from none other than Yuvraj Singh, the former Indian cricketer and great friend of Rohit Sharma. Yuvraj commented:
“It’s amazing how u can talk while keeping gulab jamuns stuffed on each side of your mouth”
Here, check out the comment:
Meanwhile, the awardees of the prestigious award, including Rohit Sharma will be receiving the honor from President Ram Nath Kovind at a specially organized virtual ceremony, which will be hosted from the Rashtrapati Bhavan on August 29th, 2020.