Kohli nominated by BCCI for Arjuna award

Last Updated: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 07:46 hrs

The BCCI has nominated India's captain-in-waiting Virat Kohli for this year's Arjuna award.

Former Indian cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar has also been nominated by the BCCI for a prestigious accolade - the Dhyan Chand award for lifetime achievement.

Two nominations were received for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. The nominees are Indian hockey star Sandeep Singh and Paralympian HN Girisha, who won laurels for the country by winning a silver in the high jump in last year's Paralympic Games.

The last date for nominations for all the awards was April 30.