Watch: Dressed as an officer, Tendulkar attends Air Force Day celebrations

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 08, 2018, 05.02 PM(IST)

A file photo of Sachin Tendulkar. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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A Press Information Bureau (PIB) tweet on their official account also confirmed his participation.

On the occasion of Indian Air Force's 86th anniversary, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar attended the celebrations at the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad dressed as a Group Captain, on Monday. 

Tendulkar was conferred the honorary title of Air Force Group Captain in 2010.

A Press Information Bureau (PIB) tweet on their official account also confirmed his participation.

"Group Captain @sachin_rt arrives at Hindon Air Force Station, Ghaziabad to witness the #AirForceDay Parade," PIB tweeted.

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Sachin Tendulkar had represented the nation in 200 Tests and 463 One-day Internationals (ODIs). 

He had also scored a massive 15,921 Test runs and 18,426 ODI runs for India with a total of 100 centuries under his belt.

Tendulkar won the Arjuna Award in 1994. The 45-year-old is also a recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (1997-98), Padma Shri (1999) and Padma Vibhushan in 2008.