VVS Laxman has always been a supportive captain and his presence in the Test team will also help me a lot," says Ojha, in an interview to The Indian Express on his selection to the Indian team for the forthcoming three-Test series in Sri Lanka.
Having earned wickets and praise at the domestic and junior level, the news of Pragyan Ojha earning a Test cap surprises none. None but one: Ojha himself.
"To be honest, I was not expecting a Test call so soon," Ojha, who has been selected for the forthcoming three-Test series in Sri Lanka, told The Indian Express. "It came as a surprise to me."
Reality may take some time to sink in, but the Hyderabad left-arm spinner will soon realise he thoroughly deserves it. His stand-out performance - 11 wickets - in the Hyderabad Deccan Chargers's otherwise dismal Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign that landed him a place in the national team for the Bangladesh ODI tri-series and the subsequent Asia Cup in Pakistan.
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