Cheteshwar Pujara

We will not be satisfied with just one Test win, says Virat Kohli

We will not be satisfied with just one Test win, says Virat Kohli

India had come close to winning the opening match at the Adelaide Oval in 2014 before losing by 48 runs.

Dec 10, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Super proud of bowling unit: Virat Kohli, after clinching Adelaide Test

Super proud of bowling unit: Virat Kohli, after clinching Adelaide Test

Kohli further emphasized on learning from the mistakes committed in the first innings. 

Dec 10, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Stay longer in crease to frustrate Australia in next Test: Kohli to batsmen

Stay longer in crease to frustrate Australia in next Test: Kohli to batsmen

India, who claimed the opening Test by 31 runs, were 86 for 5 in the first innings before Cheteshwar Pujara's gritty 123 helped the visitors post 250.

Dec 10, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
Rahane, Pujara are quality players, have put us in a good position: Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar

Rahane, Pujara are quality players, have put us in a good position: Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar

The batsmen stitched an 87-run partnership to help India post a total in excess of 300 which seemed improbable at one stage. 

Dec 09, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
Adelaide Test: India just 6 wickets away from historic win

Adelaide Test: India just 6 wickets away from historic win

India have not won a Test match in Adelaide since 2003, when it defeated the then Steve Waugh-led Australia by four wickets.

Dec 09, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
1st Test, India vs Australia: Visitors in driver's seat after Day 4, need 6 more wickets to win

1st Test, India vs Australia: Visitors in driver's seat after Day 4, need 6 more wickets to win

India ended the fourth day's play in a strong position, needing just six wickets to win the opening Test against Australia. 

Dec 09, 2018, 05:41 AM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara's first innings a blueprint on Adelaide wicket: Travis Head

Cheteshwar Pujara's first innings a blueprint on Adelaide wicket: Travis Head

Taking a leaf out of Pujara's book, Head scored a 167-ball 72 to steer Australia to 235 on the third day of first Test on Saturday.

Dec 08, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara equals Sourav Ganguly's record of 16 centuries with gritty 123 vs Australia

Cheteshwar Pujara equals Sourav Ganguly's record of 16 centuries with gritty 123 vs Australia

Pujara departed for 123 after being dismissed following an excellent throw by Pat Cummins, playing a key role in India registering a total of 250/9 which seemed improbable at one stage.  

Dec 06, 2018, 15:24 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara rescues India with fighting century against Australia

Cheteshwar Pujara rescues India with fighting century against Australia

Unbroken by dogged and often fierce pace bowling, Pujara was dismissed for 123 by a piece of brilliant fielding, with Pat Cummins swooping in to throw down the stumps.

Dec 06, 2018, 14:06 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara confident 'clever bowler' Ashwin will come good against Australia

Cheteshwar Pujara confident 'clever bowler' Ashwin will come good against Australia

On to the subject of Indian batting and its over-reliance on an in-form Virat Kohli, Pujara insisted there is no extra pressure on the line-up despite losses to England and South Africa.

Dec 03, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
Five Indian batsmen notch fifties in Sydney warm-up match

Five Indian batsmen notch fifties in Sydney warm-up match

The Test series between India and Australia begins in Adelaide on December 6, with further matches in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney over the following month.

Nov 29, 2018, 13:30 PM IST
Murali Vijay set to play English county cricket for Essex

Murali Vijay set to play English county cricket for Essex

Indian cricketer Murali Vijay is all set to make his county debut for Essex Cricket Club in the 2018 season. 

Sep 08, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
Pujara's ton helps India take slender lead against England

Pujara's ton helps India take slender lead against England

Pujara's innings and his last-wicket stand of 46 runs with Jasprit Bumrah (6) have virtually made the encounter at Rose Bowl a game of second innings. 

Aug 31, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Mohammed Shami returns, Rishabh Pant and Shardul Thakur named in Team India for the first three Tests against England

Mohammed Shami returns, Rishabh Pant and Shardul Thakur named in Team India for the first three Tests against England

The team has three spinners - R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav while Yuzvendra Chahal has missed out.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Afghanistan gear up for first Men's Test against India

Afghanistan gear up for first Men's Test against India

The newest Test nation Afghanistan is all set to take on India in its debut in Bengaluru from Thursday.

Jun 12, 2018, 08:06 AM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara gets some form back, scores 82 in Yorkshire's 328/4

Cheteshwar Pujara gets some form back, scores 82 in Yorkshire's 328/4

Cheteshwar Pujara at last shrugged off his poor form with a fine 82, while Tom Kohler-Cadmore scored a brilliant century to guide Yorkshire to a mammoth 328 for four against Durham in a Royal London One-Day Cup match on Friday.

May 18, 2018, 22:38 PM IST
Dilip Vengsarkar hails Virat Kohli's move to skip Afghanistan Test and play county cricket

Dilip Vengsarkar hails Virat Kohli's move to skip Afghanistan Test and play county cricket

Former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Friday supported Virat Kohli's decision to prefer County stint over next month's one-off Test against Afghanistan to prepare for the challenging England tour.

May 11, 2018, 18:49 PM IST
Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara hold positions in ICC Test rankings; Aiden Markram vaults to top-10

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara hold positions in ICC Test rankings; Aiden Markram vaults to top-10

India skipper Virat Kohli and Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara held on to their second and seventh position, respectively, in the latest ICC Test Player rankings, while the biggest gainer was South African opener Aiden Markram jumping to a career-best No. 9 in the list released here on Wednesday.

Apr 04, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
All our Test specialists will be in England in June: Vinod Rai

All our Test specialists will be in England in June: Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday said Test specialists like Murali Vijay, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will all land in England in June as part of the Rahul Dravid-coached India A side that will be playing a number of first-class games against counties as well as England Lions.

Mar 24, 2018, 18:36 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara is as important as Virat Kohli in Tests, says Sourav Ganguly

Cheteshwar Pujara is as important as Virat Kohli in Tests, says Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli may be the most valuable Indian cricketer at the moment but former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said Cheteshwar Pujara is equally good and is someone who goes "unnoticed".

Mar 21, 2018, 22:49 PM IST

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