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Ranji Trophy: Cheteshwar Pujara slams record-extending 13th first-class double hundred

January 12, 2020 10:42 pm

With his 248 on Sunday, Cheteshwar Pujara became the third player to record seven double centuries in Ranji Trophy. He is at joint second with Ajay Sharma and two behind Paras Dogra, who played most of his first-class matches for Himachal Pradesh.

These are the days when I can be proud of myself, gain motivation: Cheteshwar Pujara

January 12, 2020 3:25 pm

Saurashtra's rock dug his team out of another hole and, in the process becoming just the ninth Indian to achieve a rare milestone: 50 first-class hundreds. Here are five of his most cherished hundreds in his own telling

Cheteshwar Pujara enters elite list with 50th first-class century

January 11, 2020 8:20 pm

Among current active Test players, the nearest contender to Pujara is Australia's Steve Smith, who has 42 first-class centuries while his India teammates Virat Kohli (34) and Ajinkya Rahane (32) are much behind.

Watch: Cheteshwar Pujara takes a wicket of his second ball in Ranji Trophy

December 28, 2019 2:16 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara took to his official Instagram handle to post a video of himself celebrating with his teammates passionately after taking a wicket for Saurashtra against Uttar Pradesh.

Cheteshwar Pujara interview: Visibility can be a problem with Pink ball during second/ third session

November 27, 2019 8:04 am

Cheteshwar Pujara, India’s batting mainstay, speaks to The Indian Express about the change of approach needed to counter the pink ball.

Not easy to pick short ball: Cheteshwar Pujara on batsmen getting hit in D/N Test

November 24, 2019 9:29 am

So many batsmen getting hit in a Test match, on a pretty decent pitch, bordered on the uncommon.

Batting under lights was challenging: Cheteshwar Pujara

November 23, 2019 11:16 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara, who boasts of a 256 not out with the pink ball at the domestic level, became the first Indian to score a half century in a Day/Night Test but failed to convert his 55 into a bigger score.

Visibility an issue in twilight and under lights: Cheteshwar Pujara ahead of Day/Night Test

November 12, 2019 1:10 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara felt that visibility is not a problem during day but could become an issue in twilight and under lights. India and Bangladesh play their first-ever day-night Test from November 22.

Adapting to pink ball only challenge in Day/Night Test, believes Cheteshwar Pujara

November 01, 2019 5:14 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara topped the run charts (453) with an unbeaten 256 for India Blue in the Duleep Trophy more than three years back when the pink ball was experimented with for the first time.

Pujara, Rahane: Undeniable utility of the support cast

October 17, 2019 9:40 am

Pujara, Rahane may not have got the big scores of their teammates, but their contributions have helped erect the Indian edifice in the series.


Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara tons drive India into ascendancy on Day 2

November 25, 2017 5:50 pm

Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara shared a 209-run stand to hand India a 107-run first innings lead over Sri Lanka on Day 2 of the second Test.

Cheteshwar Pujara 128*, Ajinkya Rahane 103*; India 344/3 on Day 1 against Sri Lanka

August 03, 2017 5:31 pm

India had a perfect start to the second Test against Sri Lanka as they ended first day's play at 344/3. Riding on unbeaten tons from Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, the Virat Kohli-led side looked in cruise control especially in the later part of the day.

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1: Dhawan's blitz and Pujara's grit floor Sri Lanka at Galle

July 26, 2017 6:31 pm

India were dominant on Day 1 against Sri Lanka with Shikhar Dhawan blazing his way to a 190 and Cheteshwar Pujara scoring a gritty 144.