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Cheteshwar Pujara      

Full name Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara

Born January 25, 1988, Rajkot, Gujarat

Current age 29 years 356 days

Major teams India, Derbyshire, India A, India Green, India Under-19s, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Nottinghamshire, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Saurashtra, Saurashtra Under-16s, Saurashtra Under-19s, Yorkshire

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Father - AS Pujara, Uncle - BS Pujara

Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 55 92 7 4426 206* 52.07 9238 47.91 14 16 523 9 39 0
ODIs Insights on odi 5 5 0 51 27 10.20 130 39.23 0 0 4 0 0 0
First-class 164 266 34 13246 352 57.09 44 44 115 0
List A 82 81 15 3572 158* 54.12 10 23 32 0
T20s Insights on t20 58 50 7 1096 81 25.48 1042 105.18 0 6 121 18 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 55 1 6 2 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 164 19 237 146 5 2/4 2/4 29.20 3.69 47.4 0 0 0
List A 82 1 6 8 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v Australia at Bengaluru, Oct 9-13, 2010 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v India at Cape Town, Jan 5-8, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo, Aug 1, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Jun 19, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Saurashtra v Vidarbha at Rajkot, Dec 17-20, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v India at Cape Town, Jan 5-8, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Central Zone v West Zone at Gwalior, Feb 25, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Bengal v Saurashtra at Rajkot, Dec 18, 2015 scorecard
T20s debut Maharashtra v Saurashtra at Mumbai (BS), Apr 4, 2007 scorecard
Last T20s Gujarat v Saurashtra at Vadodara, Feb 4, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
26, 4 India v South Africa Cape Town 5 Jan 2018 Test # 2292 Insights on
23, 49 India v Sri Lanka Delhi 2 Dec 2017 Test # 2286 Insights on
143 India v Sri Lanka Nagpur 24 Nov 2017 Test # 2283 Insights on
52, 22 India v Sri Lanka Kolkata 16 Nov 2017 Test # 2281 Insights on
182 Saurashtra v Gujarat Rajkot 9 Nov 2017 FC
204, 3 Saurashtra v Jharkhand Rajkot 1 Nov 2017 FC
13 Saurashtra v J + K Rajkot 14 Oct 2017 FC
35 Saurashtra v Haryana Rohtak 6 Oct 2017 FC
12 Notts v Sussex Hove 25 Sep 2017 FC
0, 14 Notts v Northants Northampton 19 Sep 2017 FC
Profile

Cheteshwar Pujara's batting is a throwback to eras gone by, not so much in technique - he is unusually bottom-handed for someone who pays his bills through Test cricket - as in temperament. He steps down to spinners but keeps the ball along the carpet, he doesn't tire of scoring runs no matter the opposition or venue, his fitness is more about what is required for batting for long periods as opposed to bulging biceps with tattoos on them.

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Jan 6, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara sets off for a run, South Africa v India, 1st Test, Cape Town, 2nd day, January 6, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara sets off for a run

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Dec 5, 2017

Cheteshwar Pujara sets off for a run, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 4th day, December 5, 2017

Cheteshwar Pujara sets off for a run

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Dec 5, 2017

Cheteshwar Pujara and Shikhar Dhawan steadied India's innings after the loss of two early wickets, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 4th day, December 5, 2017

Cheteshwar Pujara and Shikhar Dhawan steadied India's innings after the loss of two early wickets

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Notes

ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2013

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