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Cheteshwar Pujara: 'Glad to have been selected for the England Test'
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Cheteshwar Pujara: 'Glad to have been selected for the England Test'

Cheteshwar Pujara has scored 6713 runs at 43.87 in 95 Tests for India.

Dinesh Karthik returns to T20I side for South Africa series; Pujara named in squad for rescheduled England Test
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Dinesh Karthik returns to T20I side for South Africa series; Pujara named in squad for rescheduled England Test

Dinesh Karthik last played a T20I for India against Australia in 2019. He has been selected on the back of a good run in the IPL, having scored 287 runs from 14 matches.

Mohammad Rizwan picks up batting tips from Cheteshwar Pujara during county stint at Sussex
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Mohammad Rizwan picks up batting tips from Cheteshwar Pujara during county stint at Sussex

Pakistan batter Mohammad Rizwan says ‘It’s not strange at all' to share a dressing room with Cheteshwar Pujara.

Cheteshwar Pujara continues fine form for Sussex with fourth consecutive century in County Championship
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Cheteshwar Pujara continues fine form for Sussex with fourth consecutive century in County Championship

Pujara brought up the three-figure mark in 133 deliveries against a quality Middlesex attack that had premier Pakistan speedster Shaheen Shah Afridi among its ranks.

Cheteshwar Pujara has got his 'flow' back due to better match practice, says father-cum-coach
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Cheteshwar Pujara has got his 'flow' back due to better match practice, says father-cum-coach

With two double centuries and a hundred in three games for Sussex this season, Pujara is doing what is in his control as he looks to make a comeback for the one-off Test in England in July.

County Championship: Cheteshwar Pujara registers second double ton for Sussex
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County Championship: Cheteshwar Pujara registers second double ton for Sussex

Pujara made 203 and faced 334 balls, in which he hit 24 fours. The senior India player was batting overnight on 107, which helped his side take a substantial lead against Durham, who were all out for 223 in their first innings.

Cheteshwar Pujara continues good form, slams third century in as many matches in County Championship
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Cheteshwar Pujara continues good form, slams third century in as many matches in County Championship

Pujara, who was batting on 107 off 167 balls, hit 13 fours to help his side take a substantial lead against Durham, who were all out on 223 in their first innings.

Fans hail Cheteshwar Pujara for double hundred in County Championship debut for Sussex
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Fans hail Cheteshwar Pujara for double hundred in County Championship debut for Sussex

With the match on the line, Pujara came in to bat at No. 4 in Sussex's second innings and remained unbeaten on 201 at stumps on the final day to ensure a draw for his side.

Watch: Cheteshwar Pujara scores match-saving double hundred on Sussex debut
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Watch: Cheteshwar Pujara scores match-saving double hundred on Sussex debut

Cheteshwar Pujara slammed 201 not out in the second innings for Sussex on his debut for the County side.

Cheteshwar Pujara hits double ton in second innings on Sussex debut
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Cheteshwar Pujara hits double ton in second innings on Sussex debut

Pujara redeemed himself with an unbeaten double hundred in the second innings as Sussex snatched a draw against Derbyshire at the 2022 County Championship on Sunday.

'Treat to watch these two playing together': Twitterati overjoyed as image of Sussex teammates Pujara and Rizwan go viral
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'Treat to watch these two playing together': Twitterati overjoyed as image of Sussex teammates Pujara and Rizwan go viral

Ahead of Day 1 of the match, Sussex’s official Twitter handle posted an image of the two players smiling and posing for a photo together, with a caption, “Debut day for these two.”

Cheteshwar Pujara, Mohammad Rizwan make Sussex debut in County cricket
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Cheteshwar Pujara, Mohammad Rizwan make Sussex debut in County cricket

Both were named in the Sussex playing eleven which is captained by Tom Daines. With Derbyshire opting to bat, Pujara and Rizwan are expected to bat on Day Two.

Cheteshwar Pujara's debut for Sussex delayed due to visa issues
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Cheteshwar Pujara's debut for Sussex delayed due to visa issues

Pujara's debut for Sussex has been delayed until next week due to visa issues and he will miss the side's first County Championship match of the season starting Thursday.

'Hit-Man' to 'Captain' Sharma: Mix of instincts and percentages, quietly mentoring heir apparent Rishabh Pant
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'Hit-Man' to 'Captain' Sharma: Mix of instincts and percentages, quietly mentoring heir apparent Rishabh Pant

Eleven games across formats (6 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 2 Tests) isn't a big sample size to judge someone but big enough to be hopeful that the future would be good.

Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Sussex during English county season
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Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Sussex during English county season

Out-of-favour India batter Pujara will be playing for Sussex in the upcoming English county season replacing Australia international Travis Head, the club announced on Thursday.

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Hardik Pandya demoted in BCCI central contracts
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Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Hardik Pandya demoted in BCCI central contracts

Pujara and Rahane, who were in Grade A are now in Grade B, after a slump in form that saw them being dropped from the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.

Ranji Trophy 2022: Dhull caps off dream debut with consecutive hundreds; Pujara slams 91 to bail out Saurasthra
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Ranji Trophy 2022: Dhull caps off dream debut with consecutive hundreds; Pujara slams 91 to bail out Saurasthra

Yash Dhull capped off a dream first-class debut by scoring his second hundred of the game as the Ranji Trophy Group H match between Delhi and Tamil Nadu ended in a draw on Sunday.

Indian selectors push through Test transition with Rohit Sharma at the helm
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Indian selectors push through Test transition with Rohit Sharma at the helm

Rohit already had his plate full with planning for two white-ball World Cups. Now, Test cricket has been added to it.

Transition in Test team? After Wriddhiman Saha, Ishant Sharma out of reckoning; Rahane-Pujara on borrowed time
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Transition in Test team? After Wriddhiman Saha, Ishant Sharma out of reckoning; Rahane-Pujara on borrowed time

Ishant is set to skip the Ranji Trophy, Saha has already withdrawn and the path does not seem too easy for Pujara and Rahane — has the long due transition phase kicked in for India's Test team?