New Delhi: 4 matches, 6 innings and 3 centuries. What can be a better example of how Cheteshwar Pujara is preparing for the final of the World Test Championship. Pujara’s glory is high in England because this season, playing for the county team Sussex, he has scored his third century in the fourth match itself. This time he has scored a century against Worcestershire.
Before scoring a century against Worcestershire, Pujara has also scored centuries against Gloucestershire and Durham. In the first match of this season played against Durham, he scored 115 runs in the first innings. After this, he could not do anything special in the second match played against Yorkshire. The third match was against Gloucestershire, where Pujara played only one innings, scoring 151 runs.
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Pujara scored his third century in 289 minutes
Pujara is the captain of Sussex and he is playing the fourth match of this season for this team against Worcestershire. Batting first in this match, Worcestershire scored 264 runs in the first innings. In response, Sussex scored 373 runs in the first innings thanks to Pujara’s brilliant century.
Pujara batted for 289 minutes and scored 136 runs. During this, he faced 189 balls and hit 1 six apart from 19 fours. This is Pujara’s 59th century in first class cricket. At the same time, this is the third century in the fourth match scored for Sussex.
It’s just what Pujara does. 💫
— Sussex Cricket (@SussexCCC) May 5, 2023
Pujara becomes ‘run’veer before WTC final
Cheteshwar Pujara is the highest run-scorer with his 3 centuries in the County Championship Division Two matches being played on the soil of England. He has scored 468 runs in 6 innings of 4 matches. During this, his average is 78.
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