Cheteshwar Pujara slams maiden hundred in county cricket
Cheteshwar Pujara slams maiden hundred in county cricket

Cheteshwar Pujara scored the 27th first-class century of his career and the first one in county cricket as Derbyshire seized the initiative against Leicestershire in a Division Two encountere, here today.

Cheteswara Pujara out for handling ball in County Championship
Cheteswara Pujara out for handling ball in County Championship

India Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was given out for handling the ball on the opening day of Derbyshire`s English County Championship match against Leicestershire on Tuesday.

Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Varun Aaron
Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Varun Aaron

Cheteshwar Pujara made his first significant contribution in the 'English Summer' as his attractive unbeaten 90 helped Derbyshire overpower Surrey by eight wickets in a Division Two of County Championships here Wednesday.

County Championship: Pujara fails to open account in 2nd innings for Derbyshire
County Championship: Pujara fails to open account in 2nd innings for Derbyshire

India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara's county debut turned into a nightmare as he got out without scoring in Derbyshire's second innings in their bid to chase down a tricky target of 261 in a second division of English County Championship here on Thursday.

Cheteshwar Pujara fails on Derbyshire debut
Cheteshwar Pujara fails on Derbyshire debut

Indian top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara failed to impress on his County debut after managing just seven runs for Derbyshire in the four-day Division Two first-class match against Glamorgan, here on Wednesday.

Not interested in playing county cricket: Ishant Sharma
Not interested in playing county cricket: Ishant Sharma

Cheteshwar Pujara will be playing for Derbyshire this season while Varun Aaron is also keen on plying his trade in the county circuit but Ishant Sharma, the seniormost bowler of the Indian Test team is not at all keen on playing in England.

Indian pacer Varun Aaron eyes County stint

Keen to follow in teammate Cheteshwar Pujara`s footsteps, Indian pacer Varun Aaron has expressed a desire to play County cricket in the near future.

Cheteshwar Pujara to join Derbyshire

India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is set to join Derbyshire for the final three County Championship fixtures of the season, it was announced Saturday.

MS Dhoni`s captaincy not up to Test standard, says Mike Brearley

Former England captain Mike Brearley, one of the sharpest cricketing minds to have played the game, reckons that Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s captaincy and wicket-keeping is not up to Test standard.

India vs England 2014: Rare failure for Cheteshwar Pujara

Pujara is believed to have the best technique in the current Indian Test line-up and the reason behind his struggle has been extremely surprising for most of his fans.

Struggling Cheteshwar Pujara gets BCCI nod to play county cricket

Cheteshwar Pujara, who was among the top-order batsmen who failed to click in the five-Test series against England that India lost 1-3, has sought permission to play in the remainder of the English county season and will be allowed to do so by the Board.

Is Virender Sehwag the need of the hour?

For the future tour of Australia, where Viru has a good track record, selectors can take this gamble, which might also revive his career.

MS Dhoni must show he still cares about Tests: Michael Atherton

Former England captain Michael Atherton feels that it is high time for Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to show that he still cares about the longer format of the game.

We will continue with our five-bowler strategy, says MS Dhoni

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again reiterated that he will not deviate from his strategy of playing five bowlers ahead of the fifth and final cricket Test against England starting on Friday.

India vs England 2014: Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara need to deliver in 5th Test

As another overseas series loss looms over the Indian team, the tourists need their two main batsmen – Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara – to fire in the fifth and the final Test.

India vs England: What went wrong after Lord`s win for MS Dhoni?

While Dhoni is yet to realise what went wrong after the second Test, with just one Test remaining, the ignominy of another massive failure overseas is looming over the Indian team.

Wretched form in England exposes India`s batting woes

Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli`s wretched form in England has again exposed India`s failure to fill the huge void left in the batting line-up when Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar retired.

India surrender in under three days at Old Trafford

A listless India capitulated to a humiliating innings and 54 runs defeat in the fourth cricket Test against England with a horrendous batting display that allowed the hosts to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Our lower-order has camouflaged top-order failure: MS Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni took a dig at the top-order batsmen stating that it was the fifth bowler and the lower order who were scoring all the runs after another abject surrender against England in the fourth cricket Test here Saturday.

India vs England: Pankaj Singh strikes at last

India`s Pankaj Singh finally took his first Test wicket when he dismissed England`s Joe Root on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday.