Several Indian sportspersons were felicitated at the Sports Ilustrated awards ceremony in Mumbai. Bollywood was around as usual, bringing in the glamour quotient and reminding us just how good relations are between the sporting world and showbusiness.
The event, on Tuesday, saw many sportspersons including Sachin Tendulkar and Sania Mirza, being felicitated for bringing laurels to the country.
Along with the award, Tendulkar was also presented a miniature gold bat in recognition of his double century, the first ever double-ton in One Day International (ODI) cricket against South Africa on February 24.
Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra was also felicitated with an award. Sania Mirza, who is recovering from a wrist injury, was presented with an award and a miniature gold tennis ball for her recent performance.
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