Cheteshwar Pujara

IPL 2021: MS Dhoni presents CSK jersey to Chesteshwar Pujara and other new recruits, see pics

Pujara said he was honoured to receive the official kit from Dhoni, adding that he is looking forward to a "great season" of the Indian Premier League.

Apr 07, 2021, 22:48 PM IST

In pics: Top guns Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings gear up for IPL 2021

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have begun their preparations for the 14th edition of the T20 league but in rival cities as no franchise will play at home due to COVID-19 pandemic. While defending champions Mumbai Indians will be seen in IPL 2021 opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai on Friday (April 9), CSK will take on last year's runners-up Delhi Capitals in the second match of the tournament on Saturday (April 10) in Mumbai. Both side will be fully charged-up to get their IPL 2021 campaign off to a winning start. We take a look at preparation of two teams through these pics.

Apr 06, 2021, 13:19 PM IST

IPL 2021: Josh Hazlewood out of IPL, fans say ‘Cheteshwar Pujara effect’ in Chennai Super Kings

Cheteshwar Pujara and Josh Hazlewood were slated to share the dressing room for Chennai Super Kings (CSK), but with the Aussie pacer pulling out, this would not be happening this season. 

Apr 01, 2021, 10:22 AM IST

IPL 2021: CSK’s Cheteshwar Pujara smashes sixes after changing stance, watch video

In a video tweeted by a fan, Pujara can be seen standing with a higher backlift and practicing his big hitting.

Mar 31, 2021, 19:48 PM IST

Ind vs Eng 4th Test Day 2 Highlights: Rishabh Pant, Sundar shine as India take 89 runs lead at stumps

Rishabh Pant's sublime century and Washington Sundar's unbeaten fifty help India take 89-run lead at stumps on Day 2 after the hosts lost Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Ashwin on Day 2. Earlier, India resume their innings for 24/1. On Day 1, the hosts lost opener Shubman Gill, who departed for a duck.

Mar 05, 2021, 09:23 AM IST

IPL 2021 auction: Cheteshwar Pujara returns to IPL, Kyle Jamieson pockets whopping Rs 15 crore

IPL 2021 auction: Cheteshwar Pujara's last appearance in the cash-rich league came in 2014, in which the right-handed batsman played for Kings XI Punjab, now called Punjab Kings. Meanwhile, New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson became the second-highest bid in the mini-auction on Thursday. 

Feb 18, 2021, 18:33 PM IST

India vs England 2nd Test: Cheteshwar Pujara walks back after bizarre run-out, Watch

Pujara failed to add to his overnight score of 7 as he looked to turn Moeen Ali around the corner after stepping out of his crease but failed to get back with his bat getting stuck in the crease as wicketkeeper Ben Foakes whipped off the bails with Ollie Pope giving him the ball from short-leg.

Feb 15, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

IND vs ENG: Injured Cheteshwar Pujara remains off field, Mayank Agarwal comes in as substitute

The right-handed batsman scored 21 off 58 balls before being dismissed by Jack Leach. During the course of his innings, Pujara stitched a crucial 85-run partnership with Rohit Sharma, helping the hosts recover from the early blow. 

Feb 14, 2021, 13:58 PM IST

India vs England: Virat Kohli's boys get ready to bounce back in 2nd Test

Team India will take on England in the second of the four Tests getting underway at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai from Saturday (February 13). The hosts lost the first Test by 227 runs to go 1-0 down in the series. Virat Kohli's side will be boosted by Axar Patel's return to fitness will England announced 4 changes as James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dom Bess and Jos Buttler will be sitting out the second Test. We take a look at India's preparation for the second Test through some pictures of their training session.

Feb 12, 2021, 16:50 PM IST

India vs England 1st Test: Rishabh Pant can be sensible in putting team first, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Pant scored a breathtaking 91 off 88 balls but then threw it away with a poor shot off Dom Bess as India finished the third day of the opening Test against England at 257 for six. Pujara believes that a talent like Pant will learn from his mistakes.

Feb 08, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

India vs England 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara will be huge wicket for us, says Joe Root

Rajkot-born Pujara proved to be Australia’s nemesis yet again in the recent four-match series Down Under, scoring three half-centuries but more importantly consuming over 900 balls. The England skipper, in fact, went ahead and said that at times, England players will have to bat long and see whether they are as mentally strong as Pujara. 

Feb 04, 2021, 15:52 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Cheteshwar Pujara climbs to 6th spot, Ajinkya Rahane moves to 8th place

India skipper Virat Kohli and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have retained their fourth and first spot in the latest rankings while England all-rounder Ben Stokes who was rested for Sri Lanka Tests has moved down two places to tenth position in the batting rankings.

Jan 30, 2021, 15:05 PM IST

India vs England: R. Ashwin ready to shave half his moustache if Pujara does this

Pujara was recently seen in action in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia. The batsman’s grit and determination was there for everyone to see in the final Test as he stood tall even after receiving numerous body blows. Often criticised for his defensive approach, Pujara batted like a warrior in the fourth Test against Australia last week.

Jan 26, 2021, 07:05 AM IST

In Pics: India's batting 'rock' Cheteshwar Pujara turns 33

Cheteshwar Pujara turned 33 on Monday (January 25), a day before Republic Day. Pujara faced over 900 balls for the second series in a row in Australia to help blunt the hosts pace attack and set up India's 2-1 series in Border-Gavaskar series down under. 

Jan 25, 2021, 11:43 AM IST

Cheteshwar Pujara: India's New 'Wall' turns 33, ready to build on solid foundation

On Monday, India's hero in red-ball format, Cheteshwar Pujara, turned 33. The right-handed batsman, who is currently at home after the conclusion of a rigorous a Test series against Australia, will soon be seen in action in the upcoming series against England. 

Jan 25, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Cheteshwar Pujara's daughter comes up with unique remedy for daddy's Brisbane blows

Overwhelmed with his daughter's reaction, Cheteshwar Pujara described it as an ideal father-daughter relationship and said, "that's what I do to her when she falls, so she believes that a kiss can heal every wound." With the Indian contingent arriving in India late on Wednesday night, the batsman will be home soon, thus giving enough time to his daughter to try out her unique remedy. 

Jan 21, 2021, 14:21 PM IST

ICC ranking: Rishabh Pant is now world's best-ranked Test keeper

Middle-order mainstay Cheteshwar Pujara moved up one place to seventh after his dogged effort, while Mohammad Siraj jumped 32 places to 45th after taking six wickets in the match, including a five-wicket haul in the second innings. Debutant Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur too gained in rankings following their useful contributions with both bat and ball.

Jan 20, 2021, 14:48 PM IST

Watch: Head coach Ravi Shastri give a rousing dressing room speech to Team India

Shastri hailed the team for the resilience and spirit they showed to come back from the Adelaide debacle and win the series to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. He then lavished praise on Shubman Gill for his fluent 91. He hailed Cheteshwar Pujara -- who copped several blows to the body for his 211-ball 56 in India's second innings -- as 'the ultimate warrior'.

Jan 20, 2021, 07:20 AM IST

Cheteshwar Pujara's presence at the other end gave confidence to youngsters: Sunil Gavaskar

Cheteshwar Pujara surviving the fiery spells from the Australian pace bowlers became the highlight of the fifth day of the fourth Test. Often criticised for his slow approach, Pujara batted like a warrior. He took blows to the body, finger, and head, but did not flinch. He stood tall, defying the Australia bowlers who looked for one opportunity to break into the Indian lower-order.

Jan 20, 2021, 07:05 AM IST

In Pics: Team India script remarkable series win over Australia

Team India posted a remarkable 2-1 series win over Australia to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy away from home. Injury-marred Indian side which was also missing regular skipper Virat Kohli managed to come back and win the series after slumping to 36 all out in the opening Test in Adelaide. Here's a collection of pictures which sum up India's three-wicket win in the fourth and final Test at Gabba in Brisbane... 

Jan 19, 2021, 14:44 PM IST