BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award

  • BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award
21-09-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has nominated Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the country’s third highest civilian award the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the game.

The acting president of BCCI, CK Khanna told PTI on Wednesday that the Board has only sent one name for the Padma awards this year and it was a unanimous decision to nominate India’s most successful captain, M S Dhoni.

He said, “Dhoni has been one of the greatest names in contemporary cricket and the most appropriate choice of the Indian Cricket Board.”

Previously Dhoni received the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Padma Shri award.

Meanwhile, India will be playing against Australia in their second ODI in Eden Gardens, Kolkata today.

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