Cheteshwar Pujara had requested for a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the BCCI, which it has agreed to.
The morning had seen conditions that were almost factory-made for the ball to fly around.
Pujara said, ‘As every run is important in cricket, every vote is important in a democracy.’
KXIP batsman Cheteshwar Pujara would be traveling to his hometown to cast his vote for Lok Sabha election.
Pujara has proven himself as a Test performer but is still adjusting to the much faster T20 cricket.
For a classical batsman like him, how difficult it is to improvise and get adjusted to the demands of T20 cricket?
Defending the total, West Zone dismissed Central Zone for 191 in 44.3 overs to set up a summit clash against North Zone on Thursday.
While he has been typecast as a ‘Test’ batsman, Pujara says will challenge this assertion during the IPL.
The young cricketer himself is yet to exercise his right to vote.
While wickets didn’t come in the last session, a couple of close chances went down in the field.
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India had been bowled out for 202 before lunch but not asked to follow-on before their bowlers dismissed NZ for 105.
Hosts amass 503 before quicks have India struggling at 130/4 on Day Two.
The Kiwis piled on 503 runs in their first innings and have reduced India to 130 for four.