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Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara

Born January 25, 1988
Rajkot, Gujarat
Age 28 Years, 7 Months, 6 Days
National Side India
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Leg break
Batting Rank Test - 20
Bowling Rank Test - NA
Teams Played India, Derbyshire, India A, India B, India Blue, Indian Board President's XI, India Green, Rest of India, West Zone, Yorkshire, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mohali, India, Saurashtra, Mumbai A
Man of the Match Test - 3, ODI - 0, IPL - 0,
Career Span 2010 - 2016, 2013 - 2014, 2010 - 2014,

Even before he made his international debut for India, Cheteshwar Pujara was touted as a batting genius capable enough of replacing the great batsman Rahul Dravid, and was seen as one of the most promising talents in the country. While most modern Indian cricketers have swashbuckling style of play, Pujara possesses the rare, old-school, Dravid-like temperament and technique.

Cheteshwar Pujara OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 355852482206* v ENG77300546.8348.20270
ODI 5505127 v BAN004010.2039.23--
IPL 3022 339051 v KXIP0150420.5299.7460

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 110200/2 v SA00-2.00-
ODI 00000000000
IPL 00000000000

Cheteshwar Pujara AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 8 15 2 696 204 1 4 91 / 1 53.53 56.40 3 0
England 9 17 2 660 206* 2 1 81 / 0 44.00 45.61 8 0
New Zealand 4 7 0 276 159 1 0 33 / 2 39.42 45.24 3 0
South Africa 8 13 0 513 153 1 2 63 / 2 39.46 45.07 9 0
Sri Lanka 1 2 1 145 145* 1 0 14 / 0 145.00 49.82 1 0
West Indies 5 4 0 192 113 1 0 18 / 0 48.00 44.75 3 0
Total 35 58 5 2482 206 v ENG 7 7 300/5 61.57 47.82 27 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
South Africa 1 1 0 2 0 0/2 0 / 0 - 2.00 -
Total 1 1 0 2 0 0/2 v SA 0/0 - 2.00 -

ODI

IPL

Cheteshwar Pujara LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 18 31 1 1001 153 v SA 2 3 122 / 1 33.36 41.77 20 0
Home 17 27 4 1481 206* v ENG 5 4 178 / 4 64.39 53.79 7 0
Total 35 58 5 2482 206 v ENG 7 7 300/5 48.88 47.78 27 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Home 1 1 0 2 0 0/2 v SA 0 / 0 - 2.00 -
Total 1 1 0 2 0 0/2 v SA 0/0 - 2.00 -

ODI

IPL

Cheteshwar Pujara YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2010 2 4 0 105 72 v AUS 0 1 12 / 0 26.25 54.40 3 0
2011 1 1 0 2 2 v SA 0 0 0 / 0 2.00 14.28 3 0
2012 6 10 2 654 206* v ENG 3 0 76 / 1 81.75 47.94 3 0
2013 8 13 2 829 204 v AUS 3 3 107 / 1 75.36 56.24 1 0
2014 10 20 0 483 73 v AUS 0 2 64 / 1 24.15 41.49 10 0
2015 5 8 1 347 145* v SL 1 1 37 / 2 49.57 48.59 4 0
2016 3 2 0 62 46 v WI 0 0 4 / 0 31.00 27.43 3 0
Total 35 58 5 2482 206 v ENG 7 7 300/5 41.44 41.48 27 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2015 1 1 0 2 0 0/2 v SA 0 / 0 - 2.00 -
Total 1 1 0 2 0 0/2 v SA 0/0 - 2.00 -

ODI

IPL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
DNB - v West Indies Aug 18, 2016
46(159) - v West Indies Jul 30, 2016
16(67) - v West Indies Jul 21, 2016
14(37) & 28(79) 0/2 v South Africa Dec 03, 2015
21(43) & 31(45) - v South Africa Nov 25, 2015

CHETESHWAR PUJARA's profile

Even before he made his international debut for India, Cheteshwar Pujara was touted as a batting genius capable enough of replacing the great batsman Rahul Dravid, and was seen as one of the most promising talents in the country. While most modern Indian cricketers have swashbuckling style of play, Pujara possesses the rare, old-school, Dravid-like temperament and technique.

Pujara was a prolific run-machine in every grade of cricket since childhood and starred in India's ICC U19 Cricket World Cup campaign in 2006. After a successful 2007-08 Ranji season, the Saurashtra lad was captured by Kolkata for the inaugural Indian T20 League season in 2008, followed by Bangalore. Two years later, the youngster was already representing India in whites, scoring a gritty 72 off just 89 balls on debut against Australia in a fourth-innings run chase. However, he was unfortunate to miss out an entire year in 2011 due to a knee injury. The youngster is known to have a huge appetite for runs, evident from the number of triple centuries he has to his name at the domestic level. Centuries in the series against the touring English side proved that he was here to stay. Yet to make it as a regular in the ODI side, he managed to grab the selectors' attention with some pretty brisk knocks in List A cricket.

Pujara's strengths are his high levels of concentration and his ability to grind opposition bowlers. He is equally strong on both sides of the wicket and in the T20 age, he refreshingly has a technique suited to the longer format.

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