Cheteshwar Pujara      

Full name Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara

Born January 25, 1988, Rajkot, Gujarat

Current age 30 years 209 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 59 99 7 4549 206* 49.44 9639 47.19 14 17 540 9 40 0
ODIs Insights on odi 5 5 0 51 27 10.20 130 39.23 0 0 4 0 0 0
First-class 174 285 34 13541 352 53.94 44 45 120 0
List A 99 98 18 4325 158* 54.06 11 28 38 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 59 1 6 2 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 174 19 237 146 5 2/4 2/4 29.20 3.69 47.4 0 0 0
List A 99 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 England v India at Lord's, Aug 9-12, 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 England v India at Lord's, Aug 9-12, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Central Zone v West Zone at Gwalior, Feb 25, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton, Jun 18, 2018 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
1, 17 India v England Lord's 9 Aug 2018 Test # 2315 Insights on
1, 23 Indians v Essex Chelmsford 25 Jul 2018 Other
23, 17 Yorkshire v Surrey Scarborough 25 Jun 2018 FC
0, 32 Yorkshire v Hampshire Southampton 20 Jun 2018 FC
0 Yorkshire v Hampshire Southampton 18 Jun 2018 LA
35 India v Afghanistan Bengaluru 14 Jun 2018 Test # 2307 Insights on
6 Yorkshire v Northants Leeds 7 Jun 2018 LA
19 Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 5 Jun 2018 LA
14 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Derby 30 May 2018 LA
75* Yorkshire v Leics Leicester 27 May 2018 LA
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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Aug 20, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara completes a run as Stuart Broad fires in a throw, England v India, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, August 20, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara completes a run as Stuart Broad fires in a throw

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Aug 20, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara sends one through the covers, England v India, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, August 20, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara sends one through the covers

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Aug 20, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara takes off for a run after driving down the ground, England v India, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, August 20, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara takes off for a run after driving down the ground

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Notes

ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2013

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