It’s nice to hear when legends of the game have to say good things about you. Given how Cheteshwar Pujara has performed in the ongoing Test series against Australia, the right-handed batsman has earned every word of praise from the former greats of the game. On Friday, it was Sachin Tendulkar who acknowledged and praised Pujara’s efforts Down Under!
Sachin Tendulkar shared his thoughts on the microblogging site Twitter, earlier today. The Master Blaster said that it was Cheteshwar Pujara who was the difference between the two sides in the competition. The former Indian cricketer shared an image and also praised him in his message. Cheteshwar Pujara Credits This Man for His Phenomenal Success Against Australia in Ongoing Test Series, Tweets Heartwarming Message!
Tendulkar wrote, “Test match batting at its best by Pujara.
@cheteshwar1 has been the difference between the 2 teams for me. To be able to bat for such long periods of time is a testament to his concentration and understanding of the game. #INDvAUS.”
Here’s what Sachin Tendulkar said about Cheteshwar Pujara:
Test match batting at its best by Pujara. @cheteshwar1 has been the difference between the 2 teams for me. To be able to bat for such long periods of time is a testament to his concentration and understanding of the game. #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/7GJmJieOAk
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 4, 2019
Cheteshwar Pujara has been the maximum run-scoring batsman in the series so far. With 521 runs against his name in the 7 innings that he has played so far, Pujara has been an underrated star player of the Indian team in the series.
Pujara scored 193 runs in the first innings and nearly missed the double ton by only 7 runs. However, Pujara broke several records during his innings which put India in the commanding position. Cheteshwar Pujara Breaks Several Records Despite Missing out on a Double Ton on Day 2 of Sydney Test.
India declared on 622/7 in the third session of the gameplay. The Australian openers, Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja, played safe in the testing 10-over spell by Indian bowlers. The Day 2 of the fourth Test match ended with Australia posting 24 runs on the scoreboard without any loss.