Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is set to own a team in the Indian Badminton League (IBL) according to a DNA report.

Tendulkar has come forward to promote the tournament and his team, which according to reports could be Mumbai Masters.

“I would say it is too early, and I would not like to take any names, but a prominent cricketer will be the owner of the Mumbai team,” a source was quoted as saying.

“We have finalised all the franchises and PVP group are our first,” said Ashish Chadha, CEO of Sporty Solutionz, commercial partners of IBL.