Cheteshwar Pujara Plays Indian’S Longest Innings (Download PDF)

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Cheteshwar Pujara created history when he registered the longest Test innings for any Indian in Test cricket, in terms of balls. His 202 off 525 balls in the first innings during the third test – match against Australia at Ranchi.

The Previous Record of Facing Maximum Balls in Test Inning

The previous record of facing maximum balls in test inning

The Previous Record of Facing Maximum Balls in Test Inning

The previous record of facing maximum balls in test inning

Highlights:

  • Pujara became the first Indian batsman to face 500 balls in a test innings
  • Pujara third double century helped India earn a 152-run first innings lead
  • Pujara broke Rahul Dravid’s long-standing record of longest Test innings by an Indian in terms of balls played.
  • Pujara is the 41st batsman in the history of Test cricket to have consumed 500 and more balls in a Test innings

About of Cheteshwar Pujara:

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Image of Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara

Image of Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara

  • Full Name: Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara
  • Born: January 25, 1988 Rajkot, Gujarat
  • Age: 29 Years
  • National Side: India
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right Handed
  • Bowling: Leg break
  • Batting Rank: Test - 6
  • Bowling Rank: Test - NA
  • Teams Played: India, Derbyshire, India A, India B, India Blue, Indian Board President’s XI, India Green, Rest of India, West Zone, Yorkshire, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mohali, India, Saurashtra, Mumbai A
  • Man of the Match: Test - 3, ODI - 0, IPL - 0,
  • Career Span: [Test, 2010 - 2017], [ODI, 2013 - 2014], [IPL, 2010 - 2014]

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- Published/Last Modified on: March 28, 2017

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