Sachin Tendulkar was conferred the honourary rank of Group Captain by the Indian Air Force in 2010 © Getty Images
Sachin Tendulkar was conferred the honourary rank of Group Captain by the Indian Air Force in 2010 © Getty Images

Oct 8, 2014

Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was present at the 82nd Air Force Day celebrations that took place at Hindon in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Tendulkar was specially invited by the Indian Air Force to attend the event, was seen wearing the uniform of an air force personnel.

 

 

 

Tendulkar, who retired from all forms of the sport in November last year, was conferred an rank of Group Captain in 2010 to honour his extraordinary achievements in cricket. He was the first sportsperson and the first personality with no aviation background to be bestowed with such honour.