NEW DELHI, April 27: The BCCI on Saturday recommended India pacers Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and women�s team spinner Poonam Yadav for the Arjuna award.
The decision was taken during the Supreme Court-appointed CoA meeting in the capital.
The 25-year-old Bumrah, who is currently playing in the IPL for Mumbai Indians, is a regular across all three formats for India and have been recommended for the coveted award after impressive Test tour of South Africa, England and Australia. He will be spearheading India�s campaign in the upcoming World Cup in the UK.
Bumrah�s bowling partner Shami has been a crucial cog in the Indian bowling set up while all-rounder Jadeja has also made a comeback in the limited overs team and has been named in the 15-member squad for the World Cup in England and Wales.
India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who was recommended last year by the BCCI but was not short-listed by the awards panel, doesn�t feature among the board�s choice this year.
The 27-year-old leg-spinner, Poonam, is the fourth name to be nominated. She has picked up 63 wickets from 41 ODI�s and 74 wickets from 54 T20 games.
Saba Karim, BCCI GM � Cricket Operations, proposed the names of all four players to the CoA. � PTI.