Chandigarh: Delighted to get his maiden call-up to the Indian Test team, Saurashtra batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday said the selection for the two-match series against Australia did not come as a surprise to him but it was a dream-come-true moment of his career.
"It's a dream-come-true for any cricketer. I was hoping for the call after my recent performances. I am really happy at my selection," said Pujara, who is currently playing in a tournament here.
Pujara made his way into the Indian Test squad in place of out-of-form Yuvraj Singh, who was today dropped from the two-Test series starting October 1 in Mohali because of his poor form and fitness.
Pujara, who was the lone new face in the team announced by the Cricket Board selection committee in Chennai, said making debut against Australia would a great challenge for him.
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