Pujara continues golden run with second ton of the season against Rajasthan. Cheteshwar Pujara hit 110 (230) runs against Rajasthan, including nine fours.
Cheteshwar Pujara extended his good run in the Ranji Trophy 2024, scoring a superb 110 for Saurashtra versus Rajasthan on Day 1 of their sixth match in Jaipur. The 36-year-old came in to bat with his team on 33/2, Kevin Jivrajani (0 off 6) and Vishvaraj Jadeja (22 off 46) back in the pavilion. The situation worsened for Saurashtra when Harvik Desai (21 off 80) returned to the pavilion, leaving his team on 74/3.
After three rapid knocks, Pujara and Sheldon Jackson repaired the damage, scoring 168 runs together for the fourth wicket. The experienced hitter stormed to 110 with nine boundaries, but he was out on the penultimate ball of the day, caught in front of the stumps by Ajay Singh.
After three fast knocks, Pujara and Sheldon Jackson combined to add 168 runs for the fourth wicket. The experienced hitter raced to 110 with nine boundaries. He was out on Ajay Singh’s penultimate ball of the day, trapped in front of the stumps.
Because of his exceptional performance, he is presently rank third among the season’s leading run scorers. With 648 runs in nine innings at an average of 81, including two hundreds and two fifties. The Gujarat-born batsman drop from the Indian team after appearing in the 2023 World Test Championship final against Australia at The Oval.
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He only managed to score 14 and 27 runs in the two innings and so dismiss. In 103 Tests, Pujara has scored 7,195 runs at an average of 43.60, including 19 hundreds and 35 fifties. He is best remember for his stunning performance in the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2018-19. When he finish as the highest run scorer with 521 runs from seven innings at an average of 74.42, including three hundreds and a fifty.
India won their first Test series in Australia, 2-1, thanks to his batting performance. Meanwhile, Pujara hopes to return to the Indian side after a brilliant Ranji performance, while the men’s selection committee has yet to choose the squad for the last three Tests against England.