Gautam Gambhir awarded by AIMA

Updated: Sep 23, 2010, 10:40 AM IST

Kolkata: India opener Gautam Gambhir was today conferred ‘Managing India’ award by President Pratibha Patil at a felicitation programme organised by the All India
Management Association (AIMA).

Gambhir, who missed two Tests and the ODI tri-series in Sri Lanka after suffering a knee injury, received the award at the AIMA convention at a city hotel here.

The southpaw has been named skipper to lead the Board President’s XI in a three-day practice match against Australia in Chandigarh from September 25.