He'll debut for certain, the only ambiguity is about the position. He wants to bat at number 3 and that may be the ideal position for him anyway.
"And do not curse those who call on other than GOD, lest they blaspheme and curse GOD, out of ignorance. We have adorned the works of every group in their eyes. Ultimately, they return to their Lord, then He informs them of everything they had done." (Qur'an 6:108)