Vengsarkar, Bhuvneshwar And Rohit Sharma Gets Bcci Awards
In a glittering ceremony in Mumbai, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) honoured the past and the present heroes of the cricketing world. The Board also acknowledged the young guns of domestic cricket. Former Indian captain Dilip Vengsarkar received the prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Indian cricket.
VENGSARKAR, BHUVNESHWAR AND ROHIT SHARMA GETS BCCI AWARDS
The 58-year old was a member of the Indian team that won the 1983 World Cup and the World Championship of Cricket in 1985 and he led India in ten Tests in 1987-89.
Vengsarkar, who was also the Chairman of the All-India Senior Selection Committee from 2006-08 thanked BCCI for the honour.
Indian medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rohit Sharma were also rewarded for the exceptional display during the season.
The UP lad received the Polly Umrigar award and a cheque of Rs 5 Lakh for his superb display with the ball and bat. Meanwhile, Indian Opener Rohit Sharma who slammed a scintillating knock of 264 against Sri Lanka received a special award.
The former Indian captain also wished the Indian cricket team success in the upcoming tour of Australia as well as for the World Cup that follows.
Some of the other awards given by BCCI are as follows: