Pujara took this decision after being unsold in the IPL auction. He is part of the Sussex team (Sussex County Cricket Club). Where his bat spoke a lot. Cheteshwar Pujara has so far scored 717 runs in the last 7 innings at an unmatched average of 143.4. In this, he has a total of 4 centuries including two double centuries. Earlier, he was dropped from the Indian Test team due to poor form.
Pujara out of Sri Lanka tour
Before the series against Sri Lanka, legends like Pujara and Rahane were dropped from the team. Hanuma Vihari and Shreyas Iyer were given the opportunity in their place. During this both the players were playing home matches. Rahane has been struggling with poor form in the IPL as well, but Pujara has returned to the rhythm. India has to play a Test match against England in July. Pujara has again been given a chance in the Indian team for this match.
Pujara’s miracle in county cricket
Pujara was struggling continuously on the field. Many veteran players had also demanded that Pujara should return to Pujara’s team. After scoring an unbeaten 201 against Derbyshire in the first match in county cricket, Pujara scored 109 against Yorkshire and 203 against Durham. After this he also scored a century against Middlesex. In the first innings of this match, he scored 16 runs in 10 balls, but in the second innings he scored a brilliant century. After four centuries in four matches, it was difficult for the selectors to ignore Pujara.