Suryakumar and Bharat made the reduce into the taking part in eleven for the primary Take a look at towards Australia.
Surya, who has been a revelation together with his 360 diploma type of play within the restricted overs cricket, has been handed Take a look at cap by former India head coach Ravi Shastri.
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“Surya, many congratulations, wear this with pride and honour and remember that every time you step out for your country, you have reached here not with anybody’s help, you have reached here because of what you have done and the way you performed over the last few months,” Shastri instructed Surya whereas presenting him a Take a look at cap.
“So enjoy, your game should not change just because of this stamp “Take a look at match cricket”. You play the way you play and treat it as another game. Enjoy yourself and entertain,” he additional added.
India head coach Rahul Dravid additionally expressed his happiness over Surya and Bharat’s debuts. “Always a special day when a couple of more boys join our family. It’s obviously a huge dream come true for millions of people and there haven’t been many people who had the pleasure and privilege of having a Test cap and playing Test cricket for India,” Dravid mentioned.
“You have worked really hard to earn this. Wish you all the very best, be yourself, play the way you do and wish you all the very best for a successful Test career,” Pujara instructed Bharat whereas presenting him a cap.
In a primary, the BCCI invited each Suryakumar and Bharat’s households to come back inside the bottom and watch the Take a look at cap presentation ceremony.