Cheteshwar Pujara created history in county cricket, Indian batsman did what he could not do in 118 years


London. Indian star batsman Cheteshwar Pujara’s bat is running fiercely in county cricket. He has scored another double century while batting brilliantly against Middlesex in the 38th match from July 19. At present, he is stuck in the field by scoring 230 runs in the first innings till the time of writing the news for his team. During his fine innings, he faced 399 balls and hit 21 fours and three excellent sixes. He also achieved a special achievement during the match. In fact, he has become the first player in 118 years for Sussex to score three double centuries in a season of county cricket. That is, no other player had done this special feat before him.

Pujara is currently playing as captain for his team Sussex against Middlesex. He had completed his century on Tuesday itself. But today when he came to the ground, he started extending his innings by 115 runs. After this, he completed the third double century of this season, playing many great shots in the field. At present, he is frozen in the field by scoring 230 runs for his team.

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It is worth mentioning that in the ongoing 38th match against Middlesex, Pujara has been made the captain in place of Tom Haynes. Pujara, a key member of the Indian Test team, has his fifth century in seven county matches this season. After Sussex’s two wickets for just 99 runs, he worked with Tom Aslop (135) to put the team back on track with a crucial 219-run partnership for the third wicket.

Let us tell you that Pujara has also played many important innings in Test cricket for the Indian team. Playing 96 matches in white ball cricket for the country, he has scored 6792 runs in 164 innings at an average of 43.8. He has 18 centuries and 33 fifties to his name in Test cricket. His best batting performance in Test cricket is 206 not out.

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