Indian keeper Ojha looks forward to decider against Sri Lanka

Indian keeper Ojha looks forward to decider against Sri Lanka

Indian keeper Ojha looks forward to decider against Sri Lanka

Written by Staff Writer

27 Aug, 2015 | 11:57 am

Indian wicket-keeper Naman Ojha, who is likely to make a debut in the decisive third test match against Sri Lanka stated that he was looking forward to the match.

Ojha was called into the squad after wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha suffered a hamstring injury in the second test match and was ruled out of the three-match series in Colombo. Ojha, who can also bat, said he was working very hard for the game.

He added that he has got this chance after a very long time even though there is a little bit of pressure. He also stated that he is looking forward to enjoy the game.

India plays the decider on Friday (August 28) in Colombo. The 32-year-old Ojha has played an ODI and two T20 internationals for India.

Meanwhile, another player who received the call to be part of the team, Karun Nair, said it was like a dream come true for him. He added that he is really excited to be a part of the team as he is looking forward to every opportunity he gets. Nair (23), who is just two years into first-class cricket.

Ojha and Nair were both part of the India ‘A’ team recently when they received call-ups to the national team. Sri Lanka won the opener. India leveled the series by winning the second test against the hosts by a huge 278-run victory.

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