Cheteshwar Pujara is an Indian International Cricketer. He made his first international appearance in a Test against vs Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Oct 09, 2010. He is one of the most consistent batsmen for India in Test cricket.
Full Name: Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara
Birth Date: January 25, 1988
Birthplace: Rajkot, Gujarat
Jersey Number: 16
Height: 5 ft 10 in
Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm leg-break
Board Presidents XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, India, Royal Challengers Bangalore, India A, Rest of India, India B, West Zone, Mumbai A, Zalawad Royals, Saurashtra, Indians, Kings XI Punjab, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Indian Board Presidents XI, India Blue, Nottinghamshire
Cheteshwar Pujara’s International and IPL Debut
Test Debut vs Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Oct 09, 2010
ODI Debut vs Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club, Aug 01, 2013
IPL Debut vs Deccan Chargers at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mar 12, 2010
Cheteshwar Pujara Records
- He became the 2nd fastest Indian to get to 1,000 Test runs.
- His 222-run partnership with Virat Kohli is India’s third-highest in South Africa and their highest in the second innings of a Test in South Africa
- He is the first Indian to score 2,000 runs in an Indian single first-class cricket season.
- Highest second innings score of 153 by any Indian batsmen in South Africa.
- He is the third batsman for India, and ninth overall, to bat on all five days of a Test.
- Most balls faced by an Indian in a Test inning: 525.
- He is the sixth Indian cricketer to score a century in a Tour outside Asia on the first day