The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI),on Monday(May 1), recommended Cheteshwar Pujara and Harmanpreet Kaur for the prestigious Arjuna Awards, to be given in August 2017.
“The names have been forwarded to the Ministry of Sports. Both have been exceptional performers during last season and were a unanimous choice from our end,” a senior office-bearer told PTIon Monday.
The 30-year-old has 3798 runs at an average over 51 in 48 Tests. He has registered 11 centuries to go with his 15 Test fifties.