Virat Kohli received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented the highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Virat Kohli.

Indian cricket captain, Virat is the third to be bestowed with this award. Earlier Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni got the award. The award ceremony was held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi on 25th September 2018. Virat Kohli was accompanied by his beautiful wife and actress Anushka Sharma, mother Saroj Kohli and brother Vikas Kohli.

Upon receiving the award, Virat Tweeted saying, "Humbled to have received the Khel Ratna from our Honourable President.#JaiHind". Apart from Virat, Mirabai Chanu, Indian weightlifter also received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

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