Watch | Cheteshwar Pujara becomes first Sussex batter in 118 years to score 3 double centuries in a season
Cheteshwar Pujara scored a spectacular double ton for Sussex yet again.|
Cheteshwar Pujara became the first batter in 118 years to score three double centuries in a season for his county team Sussex. The right-handed batter who is also the captain of the team has been in ominous form this season and has done exceptionally well and was applauded at the iconic Lord's.
Cheteshwar Pujara has been on a roll and his stunning run with the bat for Sussex continued as he notched up his third double century of the season. The right-handed batter became the first player in 118 years to achieve this feat for Sussex. Cheteshwar Pujara is also the captain of the Sussex team right now.
The star Indian batter scored 231 from 403 balls against Middlesex at the iconic Lord's cricket ground. The spectators present in the stadium applauded the senior batter after his brilliant performance. Pujara's Sussex teammates were also seen celebrating their captain's fine knock which helped them post a good total.
Pujara had been named the captain of the side in place of Tom Haines after he got injured before the game. This is Cheteshwar Pujara's 5th century from the 7 games that he has played so far in the county season.
What a moment!
Applaud and clapping for Cheteshwar Pujara at Lord's dressing room, he scored 231(403). pic.twitter.com/j3UtxSoOrU— Ishika Pandey (@Ishika_Pandey45) July 20, 2022