Shahbaz Nadeem was called as cover for Kuldeep Yadav for third Test against South Africa. (Source: Twitter)

Spinner Shahbaz Nadeem who made his Test debut for India in this match in Ranchi against South Africa expressed what he felt while donning the cap for the first time.

“I was excited, and a bit emotional too.” said the late-bloomer, who got his maiden Test call up 15 years and 110 first-class matches after he made his Ranji debut back in 2004-05.