- Cheteshwar Pujara is playing his 80th Test match
- Pujara completes 6000 test runs in 133rd innings
- Right-hander Pujara also hit a half-century in the first innings of the Sydney Test
Called the ‘new wall’ of the Indian cricket team Cheteshwar Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara) On the fifth and final day of the third Test match of the series against Australia in Sydney (India vs Australia 3rd Test) were dismissed for 77 runs in the second innings. Pujara hit 12 fours off 205 balls.
11th Indian became Pujara
Pujara, who played domestic cricket for Saurashtra, also completed his 6000 Test runs. Pujara is the 11th batsman from India to achieve this feat. Playing the 80th Test match of his career, Pujara made this record in 133rd innings.
Sachin Tendulkar is at the forefront
Earlier, for India, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar (15921), Rahul Dravid (13265), Sunil Gavaskar (10122), VVS Laxman (8781), Virender Sehwag (8503), Virat Kohli (7318), Saurabh Ganguly (7212), Dileep Vengsarkar (6868), Mohammad Azharuddin (6215) and Gundappa Vishwanath have scored 6000 or more runs in Test cricket.
Congratulations on social media
Pujara congratulated the International Cricket Council (ICC) on social media for achieving this feat. The ICC tweeted, ‘Cheteshwar Pujara became the 11th Indian batsman to complete 6000 runs in Test cricket. What a great batsman he is.
Pujara’s bat in the current Test series was still silent. He has been a victim of paceman Pat Cummins 4 times in this series.