I dedicate this performance to Sachin Tendulkar, says Mohammed Shami

Updated: 06 November 2013 18:33 IST

Mohammed Shami said it was a dream come true for him to play alongside Sachin Tendulkar who will retire after the second Test against the West Indies in Mumbai.

Kolkata:

Basking in the glory of a dream Test debut, talented speedster Mohammed Shami today dedicated his four-wicket haul to Sachin Tendulkar, who is playing the second-last match of his illustrious career.

Shami said it was a dream come true for him to play alongside Sachin Tendulkar who will retire after the second Test against the West Indies in Mumbai.

"It's a big thing for me that I made my debut in a match where Tendulkar was playing. It's the biggest achievement for me that I could play alongside Sachin Tendulkar. I dedicate this performance to Tendulkar."

"I was already a part of the T20 and ODI squads, so the dream was only to play for India in the Tests and do something for my country. That's the biggest thing for me," he added.

Topics : India West Indies India and Sri Lanka in West Indies 2013 Sachin Tendulkar Cricket West Indies in India 2013-14
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