Bangladesh vs India: Cheteshwar Pujara steadies innings, hits second fifty in 2 Tests since comeback

Bangladesh vs India: Cheteshwar Pujara steadies innings, hits second fifty in 2 Tests since comeback
Bangladesh vs India: Cheteshwar Pujara steadies innings, hits second fifty in 2 Tests since comeback

Bangladesh vs India: Cheteshwar Pujara continued his type since his comeback within the Indian facet scoring his second half-century in 2 Test matches.

India Today Web Desk

Chattogram,UPDATED: Dec 14, 2022 14:40 IST

Cheteshwar Pujara hits a shot towards Bangladesh. (Courtesy: AP)

By India Today Web Desk: India middle-order stalwart Cheteshwar Pujara scored a half-century to regular the Indian innings towards Bangladesh within the first Test match at Chattogram. The India quantity three got here to bat after India misplaced their first wicket within the 14th over of the sport and noticed out the storm after India misplaced again to again wickets of KL Rahul and Virat Kohli on Day 1 of the primary Test match.

This was Pujara’s second fifty in two matches since he made a come again into the facet. Pujara misplaced his place from the Indian facet after a string of poor scores for India, and crew administration pulled the plug after India misplaced their Test sequence towards South Africa away from house. It was not solely Pujara that was requested to depart, however vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was additionally suggested to return to the home format to revive their varieties.

While Rahane went again to Ranji, Pujara went to play County Cricket in England the place he revived his type raking centuries for enjoyable. After lacking the Sri Lanka Test sequence in March, Pujara was known as again for the ultimate (postponed) Test match towards England, the place he scored 66 runs within the second innings of the sport.

After the completion of the sport, Pujara needed to sit out for a very long time earlier than the white ball season was accomplished after which obtained to play his first worldwide purple ball recreation towards Bangladesh.

Pujara on the time of writing is batting at 64* off 147 balls alongside Shreyas Iyer, who has scored 54* off 109 balls.

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