Tendulkar given Order of Australia honour
Sachin Tendulkar will become the fourth non-Australian cricketer to receive an Order of Australia honour. The prime minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, made the announcement while visiting a cricket clinic in Delhi and she said Tendulkar, who is currently in South Africa for the Champions League Twenty20, would receive the honour from cabinet minister Simon Crean, who is due to visit India soon.
“I’m very pleased we’re going to confer on Sachin Tendulkar membership of the Order of Australia, an AM,” Gillard told reporters in Delhi. “This is a very special honour, very rarely awarded to…
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