Sachin Tendulkar joined a long list of sport stars who have turned to politics, after his nomination for the Rajya Sabhawasapproved by President Pratibha Patil. Master Blaster will take oath on Monday, 4th June 2012. Take a look at the list of other sports stars who turned to politics.
Sachin started his cricketing career in 1989 against Pakistan. In a career spanning over 22 years, the batting maestro has accumulated 15470 Test runs from 188 matches and 18426 runs in ODIs from 463 outings. He is also the leading run getter in both formats.
Sachin was recently in news for achieving the unprecedented milestone of 100 international hundreds.