newscricket7 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin scheduled to play six games for Nottinghamshire County

Ravichandran Ashwin has been cleared to play six matches for Nottinghamshire County as part of preparation for the inaugural World Test Championship against West Indies. Earlier, Ajinkya Rahane penned a deal with Hampshire while Cheteshwar Pujara will represent Yorkshire in the County Championship.
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newscricket13 days ago

CEAT Rating Award | Virat Kohli named international cricketer of the year and best batsman of the year

Virat Kohli has won big in the prestigious CEAT Cricket Awards as he has been named the international cricketer of the year and the best batsman of the year. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah was named the international bowler of the year while Mohinder Amarnath was presented the lifetime achievement award.
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newscricket18 days ago

Cheteshwar Pujara confirms his participation in Saurashtra Premier League

Saurashtra Cricket Association has released a statement saying Cheteshwar Pujara will be available for the inaugural edition of the Saurashtra Premier League which begins in Rajkot from May 14. SCA has also added that the final decision about Pujara representing which team will be taken on Thursday.
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newscricketa month ago

Seven Indian players to play County cricket before World Test Championship

After Ajinkya Rahane’s county stint report, a BCCI official has revealed that as many as seven Indian players will feature in the ongoing County Championship. Cheteshwar Pujara, who played County last year, has a three-year contract with Yorkshire and is set to play there again this season.
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newscricketa month ago

Failed to get enough opportunities in IPL, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara feels that he did not get enough opportunities in the Indian Premier League in order to know what needs to be done to excel in T20s. Pujara made his IPL debut back in 2010 but played only 30 matches until the 2014 season after which he was never picked up in the cash-rich league.
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newscricket2 months ago

World Cup 2019 | Cheteshwar Pujara should be India's number four in ODIs, claims Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly reckons that Test specialist, Cheteshwar Pujara, would be the ideal candidate to bat at number four in the current Indian batting order ahead of the upcoming World Cup. Ganguly further added that he would pick Delhi youngster, Rishabh Pant, over veteran Dinesh Karthik in the ODI team.
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newscricket2 months ago

Cheteshwar Pujara feels IPL franchises will realise his potential soon

Cheteshwar Pujara is of the belief that the IPL franchises will soon realise his potential in the shortest format of the game. The Saurashtra batsman has added that his peak is yet to come and he wants to play some exceptional knocks in international cricket as he has done in domestic matches.
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newscricket3 months ago

It's disappointing not to see Cheteshwar Pujara's name in A-plus list, laments Niranjan Shah

Former BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah has expressed his disappointment over Cheteshwar Pujara’s category on the fresh BCCI cricketers’ contract list. On the other hand, a BCCI official has underlined the fact that it was decided earlier that the players playing in all three formats will get A+.
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newscricket3 months ago

BCCI awards Grade A contract to Rishabh Pant; Murali Vijay kept out of contract list

The BCCI has awarded a Grade A contract to wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant while Murali Vijay has been dropped out of the list of cricketers having a central contract of the board. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has announced the annual player retainership for 2018-19 cricket season. 
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newscricket3 months ago

ESPNCricinfo Awards | Cheteshwar Pujara and Jasprit Bumrah get Test batting and bowling awards respectively

Cheteshwar Pujara, for his Adelaide hundred, and Jasprit Bumrah, for his hostile spell in Melbourne, received the Test batting and bowling performance of the year award at ESPN Cricinfo awards function. Kuldeep Yadav, meanwhile, won the limited-overs performance of the year prize.
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