Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday became the co-owner of Premier Badminton League franchise Bengaluru Blasters as part of a consortium that also includes actor Chiranjeevi, PTI reported.

“Sachin, Chiranjeevi, Akkineni Nagarjuna and Allu Aravind, besides myself - we all of us have formed a consortium and invested in Bengaluru Blasters,” team co-owner and business owner Nimmagadda Prasad was quoted as saying.

The consortium also owns Kerala Blasters which is part of the Indian Super League football tournament.