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Sachin Tendulkar set to become IAF officer

June 23, 2010 14:40 IST

sachin tendulkarIndian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar will add another feather to his hat. The master batsman is set to become the first cricketer to work with the Indian Air Force.

After much debate, the Indian Air Force finalised plans to make Tendulkar honorary Group Captain of the Indian Air Force.

The Air Force has forwarded the necessary documents for formalities to the Defence Ministry. But the Prime Minister's Office and the President will have to give their consent before any official announcement is made.