Pujara said the recent overseas success has made India a confident unit and that will reflect in the three-Test series, beginning Sunday.
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By stumps on the third evening, India reached 215 for two in their second innings courtesy of Pujara and Rohit, who scored a half-century while skipper Virat Kohli was also closing in on his milestone.
During the recently concluded Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Australia, Pujara faced a total of 928 balls — the fifth-most by a visiting batsman in Australia in four or fewer Tests.
“Pujara is the team’s warrior. On seeing his performance in Sydney and Brisbane, I told him, ‘Pujju you have finished them’,” Shastri told reporters.
Pujara amassed 521 runs with three centuries and earned the Man-of-the-Series award in 2018-19 series Down Under and will once again hold the key for India as they aim to defend the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Cheteshwar Pujara completed his first 50-runs in just 29 deliveries while he played 32 deliveries to score further 50-runs.
Sydney, After India scripted history by winning its first series on Australian soil, edging past the hosts 2-1, an elated Virat Kohli termed the victory as his “best achievement’. After winning the Adelaide and Melbourne Tests, India scored 622 for 7 in their first innings before bowling out Australia for[Read More…]
India has batted brilliantly and declared their innings by putting 622 runs on the board. India batted almost till the end of the 2nd Day of the fourth Test between India and Australia, recording two 150s and two half-centuries in an inning by Cheteshwar Pujara (193), Rishabh Pant (159*), Ravindra[Read More…]
Cheteshwar Pujara the number three for India has been instrumental for the last few years with his consistent performances. Against Australia in the current series he is looking even more lethal. With his latest 193 run innings Che Pujara has placed himself in yet another page of the cricket record[Read More…]
Sydney: Cheteshwar Pujara came up with a typically gritty century as India posted 303/4 in their first innings at stumps on the opening day of the fourth cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday. Pujara was batting on 130 when the umpires decided to call it a day. His 250-ball[Read More…]
Melbourne, Australia eventually managed to break the deadlock in the second session with the wickets of the overnight duo of Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli even as India were comfortably placed at 346/4 at tea on Day 2 of the third Test, here on Thursday. Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (30[Read More…]
Melbourne, Cheteshwar Pujara struck his 17th Test ton and skipper Virat Kohli got to a laborious half century as India played out a wicketless morning session to reach 277/2 at lunch on Day 2 of the third Test against Australia here on Thursday. At the break, Pujara (103 batting) and[Read More…]
Melbourne, India made a steady start reaching 57/1 at lunch on the opening day of the third Test on Boxing Day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Wednesday. At the break, debutant opener Mayank Agarwal (34 not out) and No.3 Cheteshwar Pujara (10 not out) went back undefeated[Read More…]
Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara, whose knocks of 123 and 71 were the cornerstone of India’s victory against Australia in the first Test, moved ahead of Joe Root and David Warner to take the fourth position while pacer Jasprit Bumrah achieved a career-high ranking of 33rd, after his three for 47 and[Read More…]
Cheteshwar Pujara once again pulled India out of trouble. In India’s first Test match of the 2018 Australian summer, while batting at number three, the Rajkot boy kept his composure. He stringed partnerships with the lower order batsman taking India to a respectable total of 250/9. At one moment the Indian[Read More…]
Australian offspinner Nathan Lyon took four wickets to rock the Indian batting line-up to leave the hosts in a spot of bother at 248/6 at stumps on the second day of the fourth Test at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala on Sunday. Lyon, who took eight wickets on the first[Read More…]
Cheteshwar Pujara scored a fine century on Day 3 of the third Test in Ranchi against Australia, a knock which is definitely one of the most important he has played for India. Play on Day 3 ends & @cheteshwar1 remains unconquered on 130 with @Wriddhipops on 18. #TeamIndia 360/6 and[Read More…]
Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara made centuries and shared a stand of 226 to put India on course for a big first-innings total against England on the first day of the second test on Thursday in Visakhapatnam. Kohli was unbeaten on 151 and Ravichandran Ashwin on 1 as India reached[Read More…]
England’s bowlers toiled hard as conceded 257 runs in 85.3 overs while taking just four wickets, the last two coming in the last two overs. For six hours England had toiled under a cloudless sky for two wickets and their first innings total of 537 no longer possessed monumental proportions.[Read More…]