newscricket8 months ago

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane might find it difficult to return to the team, opines Mohammed Azharuddin

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane were not selected for the Indian Test team for the recently concluded series against Sri Lanka after a poor run with the bat. Former Indian captain Mohammed Azharuddin is of the opinion that both players will find it difficult to return to the Test team.
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newscricket9 months ago

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane big shoes to fill, look at what they have done for India, says Rohit Sharma

Red-ball specialist batters Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane were not added in India’s squad for the impending two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. However, India captain Rohit Sharma has said that the team management still sees them in the national colours in the coming days.
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newscricket9 months ago

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane getting dropped was expected, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar talked about Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara getting dropped from the national side. Sunil Gavaskar felt that the writing was on the wall for both of them as they had not scored enough runs in the recent past because of which the two players were dropped.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | 'Unlucky' Pujara's freak dismissal leaves him completely shattered 

Cheteshwar Pujara and millions of Indians were left shell-shocked when the Indian batsman of all in the world got out to a long hop delivered by Dom Bess on a well-made 73. It came as a huge relief for the English team as the partnership between Pujara and Pant had started to grow bigger.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | Kohli must sit back and understand he has to play better away from home, cautions Sourav Ganguly

Ahead of the series against Australia away from home, Sourav Ganguly has cautioned Indian skipper Virat Kohli that he must sit back and understand that he has to lead the side better away from home. Ganguly also has admitted that KL Rahul can contribute across three formats for the national team.
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reportcricket3 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Final | SAU v BEN - Aarpit Vasavada, Cheteshwar Pujara put Saurashtra on top

A marathon partnership between Arpit Vasavada and Cheteshwar Pujara turned the tide and put Saurashtra on top in the final of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season at Rajkot. While the in-form Vasavada completed his second century in as many innings, Pujara battled hard for a half-century.
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featurecricket3 years ago

The chaos that is 2020 Ranji Trophy final

Chaos at the bottom means order at the top, order at the bottom means chaos at the top. In the ongoing Ranji Trophy final, however, there is neither, with ‘chaos’ being the major talking point from even before the first ball was bowled at Rajkot, even before Bengal and Saurashtra locked horns.
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newscricket3 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Bengal bowlers know how to get Pujara out, says Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha is confident that Bengal’s unheralded bunch of bowlers have seen enough of Cheteshwar Pujara on television to plot his dismissal when they take on Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy final. Cheteshwar Pujara will look to pile on the runs after a forgettable tour of New Zealand.
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newscricket3 years ago

IND vs NZ | Cautious approach away from home never pays off, attests Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli launched a scathing attack on his batsmen for their defensive approach in the first Test and attested that a negative mindset away from home never pays off. India, led by Pujara, employed defensive tactics in the second innings, but the move eventually backfired.
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newscricket3 years ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli's horrendrous run of form in 2020

After being put to bat, India and Virat Kohli did not have the best of starts to the series, with Kohli getting out cheaply on 2 while India stranding at 122/5 at the end of Day 1. In the last nine innings, Kohli has scored zero hundreds in 19 innings to endure his worst run since 2014 England tour.
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