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    Cheteshwar Pujara Birthday | Cheteshwar Pujara, who is called the ‘Modern Wall’ of the Test format at the age of 35, has also shown amazing T20 format


    Jan 25, 2023

    New Delhi: Indian Test team’s star player Cheteshwar Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara Birthday) is celebrating his 35th birthday today. There are many big records in the name of this player who stood firm on the field like a rock during the Test match. However, at times he has also faced criticism for his poor performance. He is considered the lifeblood of the Indian team in the Test series. So let’s know today some special things about this player…

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    Cheteshwar Pujara was born on this day, 25 January 1988, in Rajkot, Gujarat. He inherited cricket. His grandfather Shivpal Pujara was an excellent leg-spinner. Father Arvind and uncle Vipin have played Ranji for Saurashtra. His father worked hard to prepare Pujara for Team India.

    Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara) is a right-handed batsman who plays for Saurashtra in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. In Test cricket, Pujara made his Test debut in the second Test match of the 2010 home series against Australia. Pujara is the fifth Indian batsman to score a fifty in the fourth innings of his debut match. Cheteshwar Pujara’s highest score in Test cricket is 206. He has scored a total of 2 double centuries in his Test cricket career so far.

    Apart from Test format, Cheteshwar Pujara has also shown amazing in T20. He has scored a century in T20. Pujara, famous for his slow batting, scored a century in just 61 balls in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019. Due to which his batting ability is clearly visible.

    Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara) is also the Indian batsman who played the most balls in an innings of Test cricket. He scored 202 runs in the Ranchi Test against Australia. Where he faced 525 balls. Earlier this record was in the name of former Indian batsman and best batsman Rahul Dravid. Dravid scored 270 against Pakistan in 2004 facing 495 balls.

    In the third Test against Australia in Sydney, Pujara completed 6,000 runs in his Test cricket. He is the 11th Indian batsman to do so. Pujara achieved this feat in his 134th Test innings. At the same time, he is the sixth fastest Indian batsman to cross the 6,000-run mark in Tests. Sunil Gavaskar, Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid are also included in this list.

    Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara) made his Test debut for India in 2010. He has so far scored 6713 runs in 95 Tests at an average of 43.9. Meanwhile, he has also scored 18 centuries and 32 half-centuries. He also has three double centuries in Test cricket.

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