5 Indian Cricketers Who Have Received Padma Bhushan

Blog By fatema  |  05-04-18

MS Dhoni Was Recently Awarded The Padma Bhushan

MS Dhoni.

MS Dhoni.

Dhoni is one of the ace players of the Indian Cricket team. he have received many awards such as the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 (the first player to win the award twice), the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007 and the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour in 2009.

Recently he also received the 'Padma Bhushan' He received the award in his army uniform, Lt Colonel.


Kapil Dev.

Kapil Dev.

Kapil Dev was a great Indian cricketer. He was named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002. Dev captained the Indian cricket team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. He also received Padma Bhushan in the year 1991.


Sunil Gavaskar.

Sunil Gavaskar.

Indian former cricketer who played cricket from the early 1970s to late 1980s for the Indian national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in test cricket history. Gavaskar also received Padma Bhushan.


CK Nayudu.

CK Nayudu.

Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu also known as 'CK', was the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches.The Government of India awarded him the third highest (then second highest) civilian honour of Padma Bhushan in ghe year 1956.


Rahul Dravid.

Rahul Dravid.

Rahul Dravid widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.He was honoured with Padma Bhushan.







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