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India vs Australia 2013: Moises Henriques all set for first Test at Chennai

India vs Australia 2013: Moises Henriques all set for first Test at Chennai

Moises Henriques (above) was chosen ahead of another uncapped all-rounder Glenn Maxwell © Getty Images

Chennai: Feb 20, 2013

Australia all-rounder Moises Henriques on Wednesday expressed amazement at being named in the playing XI for the first Test against India and said he was looking forward to make it count in his maiden appearance in the five-day format.

“It’s an amazing feeling. I can’t say how much I’m looking forward to the opportunity,” Henriques said.

“It has happened very quickly. It wasn’t really in my list of goals at the start of this first-class season,” the 26-year-old added.

Henriques was chosen ahead of another uncapped all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.

He said that he was informed about his selection last night.

“Mickey (coach/selector Mickey Arthur) came into my room last night and passed me the news.”

Henriques said he was delighted to have joined the likes of legends like “Allan Border and the Waugh Brothers” who seem to have played an influential role in his career.

“I never thought it (Test cricket) had passed me by. I always felt that once I could stay on the park for long enough, the rest would take care of itself.

Asked if Arthur gave him any advice, Henriques said, “He told me to just keep doing what I have been doing, not to change anything. The conditions will be different here but I will be doing my very best to execute (my plans).”

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