BCCI recommends Dhoni, Kohli for Padma awards

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 13:06 hrs

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended the names of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and out-of-form Virat Kohli for Padma Bhushan and Padmashree, respectively.

The BCCI has made these recommendations to the Sports Ministry.

According to the media reports, the Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj, has also been nominated for a Padmashree by the India cricket board.

Indian captain, Dhoni is already a Padmashree awardee, which he won in the year 2009. 

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