Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman bat at the nets, Mohali, September 28, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar and Ishant Sharma at practice, Mohali, September 27, 2010
Zaheer Khan, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag have a laugh during a training session, Mohali, September 26, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar bats at the nets, Mohali, September 26, 2010
Sep 28, 2010
Sep 19, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar fell early to Praveen Kumar's wiles, Bangalore v Mumbai, Champions League Twenty20 2010, Durban, September 19, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar walks back after being stumped for 48, Mumbai Indians v Guyana, Champions League Twenty20, Durban, September 16, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar was part of a solid opening stand, Mumbai Indians v Guyana, Champions League Twenty20, Durban, September
Sachin Tendulkar survives a run-out chance, Mumbai Indians v Guyana, Champions League Twenty20, Durban, September 16, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar hits a square drive during the Champions League Twenty20 match between Mumbai Indians and Highveld Lions at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Tendulkar looked to be taking the game away from the Lions...
Sachin Tendulkar strokes through the off side, Lions v Mumbai, Champions League Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 10, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar prepares ahead of the opening game of the Champions League, Lions v Mumbai, Champions League Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 10, 2010
Sep 3, 2010
The 37-year-old Tendulkar was inducted into the Air Force as its brand ambassador with IAF chief Air Chief Marshal PV Naik doing the honours in a glittering ceremony at the Air Force auditorium.
India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar was awarded the honorary rank of group captain by the chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) for his contribution to cricket.
Tendulkar is the first sportsperson to be conferred a rank by the IAF and the first personality without an aviation background to receive the honour.
Tendulkar, 37, was conferred the honour by Air Chief Marshal Pradeep Naik, amid loud applause from fellow officers at a ceremony in the Indian capital.
Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar salutes after receiving his honorary rank, New Delhi, Spetember 3, 20
Sachin Tendulkar being conferred with the honorary post of Indian Air Force Group Captain, New Delhi, Spetember 3, 2010
IAF Group Captian Sachin Tendulkar