Rohit Sharma, Shami Ahmed set to make Test debut

Rohit Sharma is in sublime form andeven scored a doubloe ton against Australia © AFP (File Photo

Nov 6, 2013
 
After almost six years of international cricket, Rohit Sharma finally gets an opportunity to make his Test debut for India aganst West Indies at Eden Gardens on Wednesday. Rohit was presented the Test cap by Sachin Tendulkar who will be playing his 199th Test.

Meanwhile, with an impressive performance in the recent India-Australia One-Day International series, Shami Ahmed too finds an opportunity.
 
With 491 runs in the series against Australia and a record double ton, the odds were in favour of Rohit making a Test debut. The Mumbai batsman will keen on making the opportunity count in what could be a series with all spotlight on Sachin Tendulkar playing his penultimate Test.
 
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