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The Aussie ploy to get Cheteshwar Pujara: bowl 'unplayable' deliveries to target his flaws

January 17, 2021 9:05 am

India vs Australia Brisbane Test: All through this series, the battle between the Aussies bowlers and Cheteshwar Pujara has narrowed down to the smallest real estate of trouble around the off stump.

Better average than Laxman, higher strike rate than Dravid: Why modern great Pujara is still underrated

January 13, 2021 12:52 pm

In terms of consistency, Cheteshwar Pujara is in the top 10 of India's finest of all time. He is seventh on the list of best averages (47.85) for his country, just behind Sehwag, and ahead of Laxman, Ganguly, Azharuddin, and Vengsarkar.

The abstinent warrior: It’s time Cheteshwar Pujara’s method gets its just due

January 12, 2021 9:18 am

It’s time his contributions got a standalone value. It’s time he shed the next Dravid label.

Fight for space at the heart of Pat Cummins vs Cheteshwar Pujara contest

January 11, 2021 3:36 pm

Pujara’s method has one ‘flaw’. The need to hold the bat inside the line, on the off-stump line. The bat is on that line; a ball outside it is allowed to fly past the edge due to his unusual control over his hands.

Shane Warne draws flak for 'casual racism' against Cheteshwar Pujara

December 18, 2020 8:59 am

Shane Warne, on commentary during India's innings on the opening day of the 1st Test vs Australia, referred to Cheteshwar Pujara's 'nickname' at Yorkshire, which has been brought up in an ongoing investigation into racism at the club.

India A vs Australia A, Day 1: Ajinkya Rahane brings A game to A-match

December 06, 2020 7:21 pm

Ajinkya Rahane (108 off 228 balls), leading the side, and Cheteshwar Pujara (54 off 140 balls) shared a 76-run stand for the fourth wicket after India A were reduced to 40/3 early on.

Cheteshwar Pujara at receiving end of racist reference, reveals former Yorkshire staff

December 05, 2020 12:50 pm

Yorkshire finds itself in the centre of a raging issue with its former players and employees backing claims of "institutional racism" at the club, including reference to Cheteshwar Pujara.

Cheteshwar Pujara gets into groove, throwdown specialist Raghu to join team after completing quarantine

November 19, 2020 4:58 pm

Pujara batted both at the side nets and the centre strip where he faced Ishan Porel, Kartik Tyagi, who are with the team as net bowlers, Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin.

Smith, Warner pose a challenge but wins don't come easy: Cheteshwar Pujara

November 16, 2020 3:22 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara's 500 plus runs with three hundreds formed the cornerstone of a 2-1 series win last year. However, Steve Smith and David Warner didn't play in that series due to their bans.

Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari to join squad in UAE ahead of Australia tour

October 25, 2020 3:18 pm

Apart from Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari, batting coach Vikram Rathour, bowling coach Bharat Arun, and fielding coach R Sridhar will be travelling before the tour of Australia.


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.