Cheteshwar Pujara to join Derbyshire
London: India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is set to join Derbyshire for the final three County Championship fixtures of the season, it was announced Saturday.
The 26-year-old made 81 against the Midlands county in a tour match but struggled in the ensuing 3-1 defeat by England in a five-Test series, where he made 222 runs at an average of 22.20 with a top score of 55.
However, Pujara has a career Test average of just under 50 and he said: "I`m keen to play as much cricket as possible in England this year and I`m looking forward to joining up with Derbyshire at the beginning of September."
Derbyshire are currently seventh in the Second Division of the Championship, two places off the bottom.