Mohammed Shami, the leading pacer for India, was one of the sportsmen who received the Arjuna Award on Tuesday.

I am extremely proud to have received the President’s prestigious Arjuna Award today.

Mohammed Shami, India's leading 2015 World Cup fast bowler, secured 77 wickets.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India proposed the pacer’s name for the esteemed award. Shami was ecstatic to receive his award nomination.