| GEO Sports|
| Kapil Dev Honoured by Indian Army|
| Updated at: 0116 PST, Friday, September 26, 2008|
NEW DELHI: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev began a new innings, after being conferred the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army here on Thursday.
Army Chief Deepak Kapoor at the Defence Ministry headquarters conferred the honour on him.
Expressing happiness after being conferred with the honour, the World Cup winning captain said, he was proud to serve his country at this age.
Kapil, who is the chairman of the Indian Cricket League will not take part in the training but will instead act as a "Brand Ambassador" for the armed forces.