IPL 2022: BCCI felicitate Tokyo 2020 medallists Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Boroghain, Manpreet Singh

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IPL 2022: BCCI felicitate Tokyo 2020 medallists Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Boroghain, Manpreet Singh
IPL 2022: BCCI felicitate Tokyo 2020 medallists Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Boroghain, Manpreet Singh

IPL 2022: BCCI felicitate Tokyo 2020 medallists Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Boroghain, Manpreet Singh

IPL 2022: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials on Saturday felicitated Olympic medalists Neeraj Chopra and Lovlina Boroghain, as well as the Indian men’s hockey team, which was represented by Manpreet Singh.

The award ceremony took place at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, prior to the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 opener between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Therefore, the Indian men’s hockey team awarded Rs 1.25 crore. While Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra awarded Rs 1 crore. Meanwhile, boxer Lovlina Borgohain awarded Rs 25 lakh.

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However, in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Neeraj Chopra won gold. While Lovlina and the Indian men’s hockey team won bronze.

IPL 2022: BCCI felicitate Tokyo 2020 medallists Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Boroghain, Manpreet Singh
BCCI felicitate Tokyo 2020 medallists Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Boroghain, Manpreet Singh

Meanwhile, In the first match, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and chose to bat against CSK, who are currently led by Ravindra Jadeja.