team india batsman cheteshwar pujara county championship sussex century | Cheteshwar Pujara: As soon as he got the captaincy, Pujara created a ruckus, amazing century with the bat for this team

Cheteshwar Pujara: Cheteshwar Pujara continued his stellar form with a century in his first match as captain of Sussex to put his team in a strong position in the county cricket match against Middlesex here on Wednesday.

Pujara rocked

Pujara had completed his century yesterday. He started playing ahead of 115 in the morning and by lunch he was playing 143 runs in 263 balls. In this match being played at Lord’s, Sussex had scored 412 runs for six wickets till lunch.

Pujara got the captaincy

Due to the injury of Tom Haynes, Pujara was given the captaincy of Sussex. This is Pujara’s fifth century in 7 county matches this season, a key member of the Indian Test team. After Sussex’s two wickets for 99 runs, Pujara shared a 219-run partnership with Tom Aslop (135) for the third wicket.

Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav, playing for Middlesex, has given 58 runs in 23 overs so far and he has not got any wicket.

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