as declared in New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday joined professional networking website LinkedIn as a LinkedIn Influencer.
“We are delighted that Sachin Tendulkar is now a LinkedIn influencer.
As a LinkedIn Influencer, Tendulkar will join a select group that includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, actress Priyanka Chopra, and politician Shashi Tharoor.
He is said to be the first cricketer in the world to join the league of over 500 global influencers on the professional network, a statement said.
Tendulkar wants to use the medium to reach a wider audience and help them get better in their field.
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Virat Kohli to receive Polly Umrigar Award, first Indian cricketer to get it on three occasions
(Source: File)India Test captain Virat Kohli will be awarded with the Polly Umrigar Award at the BCCI award ceremony in Bangalore on March 8, 2017.
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Kohli, who received the award in 2011-12 and 2014-15, becomes the first Indian cricketer to get it on the third occasion.
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(Source: File) Virat Kohli will receive the prestigious award for the third time.
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BCCI to confer first Life Time Achievement award to women cricketer
It will be another first for women’s cricket when Rangaswamy receives the Lifetime Achievement Award for Women at the Annual Awards.
“Ever since the BCCI took women cricket under its fold, things have significantly improved but there is still a lot that needs to be done,” she added.
Vaman Viswanath Kumar and late Ramakant Desai have been nominated for the BCCI Special Award in recognition of their yeoman services to Indian cricket, the statement added.
The BCCI announced that left-arm spinners Goel and Shivalkar will be feted at its Annual Awards in Bengaluru on March 8.
“The committee consisting of Mr. N. Ram, Mr. Ramachandra Guha and Ms. Diana Edulji believed that BCCI needs to recognise the services rendered by Mr. Goel and Mr. Shivalkar who were not fortunate enough to play for India,” the BCCI said in a statement.
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