Cheteshwar Pujara Hits Brilliant Century in the Sydney Test; VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag & Others Hail the Feat!
Cheteshwar Pujara (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

Cheteshwar Pujara once again exhibits brilliance as he brings up his 18th century against Australia on the Day 1 of the fourth Test match. Pujara stepped on to the field after India lost the wicket of KL Rahul at the start of the game. The right-hander oozed confidence in every shot played by him and fought patiently against the killer spells of the Aussies to bring up his 100. This is his third hundred against Australia. KL Rahul TROLLED Once Again After a Dismal Performance During India vs Australia, 4th Test 2019.

Pujara brought up his 18th century in style by hitting a four to Mitchell Starc. His feat was hailed by many former players including VVS Laxman, Aakash Chopra, Mohammad Kaif and many others. The former cricketers took to Twitter and had words of praises for Pujara. VVS Laxman’s post read, “Yet another Test Match, yet another marvellous innings from Pujara. Many congratulations on the 18th Test hundred. Has been a delight to watch you bat, @cheteshwar1 !.” Virat Kohli led Team India Wore Black Band Playing Against Australia in 4th Test at SCG to Pay Tribute to Ramakant Achrekar Sir. 

Aakash Chopra went on to say that Pujara should endorse a cement brand.

“Delight to watch proper grinding Test Match batting. And we must remember, that while Australia’s batting is depleted, they are playing their full strength bowling attack. Top class from @cheteshwar1 Pujara !,” read Mohammad Kaif’s tweet.

“Seems like Cheteshwar Pujara has been batting since last year. Might keep batting till next year,” read a tweet by a netizen.

“Very happy for Pujara. Here is a player who knows his game inside out, is comfortable with who he is and how he plays and is just a simple, modest man. And that quality is a big part of his cricket,” read Harsha Bhogle’s tweet.

Virender Sehwag put up a witty tweet for the right-hander.

For now, India is batting on the score of 302 for the loss of four wickets. Pujara remains not out on the score of 129 runs from 249 balls. Hanuma Vihari is on the other end scoring 39 runs after facing 58 balls.