Flamboyant Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna along with tennis ace Sania Mirza and star shooter Jitu Rai.

Rohit Sharma has been prolific for the Indian ODI squad and has 7 hundreds to his name, including the world's highest ODI score of 264!

The Mumbai man has also led his T20 franchise, Mumbai Indians, to IPL and Champions League T20 titles. However, he is still to make a name for himself in Tests.

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