Indian star batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has credited Ranji Trophy and county cricket for his return to Team India. Playing in these tournaments helped him regain his lost momentum and make a comeback in the national team. Let us tell you, after the 2021 South Africa round against South Africa, Cheteshwar Pujara was dropped from the Indian Test team due to poor form, but after gaining form in first-class cricket, this player made it to the Indian team for the only Test against England. Placed back.
After being dropped from the Indian team, Cheteshwar Pujara scored 720 runs in 5 matches at an average of 120 in county cricket. During this, his bat scored four centuries including two double centuries. At the same time, in the Ranji Trophy, he played an innings of 91 runs in 83 balls against Mumbai.
Pujara said “It’s about playing more and more first-class games
In the video released by BCCI, Cheteshwar Pujara said, “It’s about playing more and more first-class games and for me. That experience was very important. When you want to get back in form, when you want to find your rhythm, When you have that concentration. It’s important to play some long innings. When I was playing for Sussex, that was all I could do. I scored my first century against Derby, I felt my momentum came back Well, my concentration and everything was going well. Yes, I had a good time with the Sussexes.”
Cheteshwar Pujara said he is confident of doing well in county matches
Cheteshwar Pujara said that he is confident of doing well in the county matches. As he was already in good form in the Ranji Trophy. The 34-year-old said, “I played three matches for Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy. There also I found my rhythm and I knew I was batting well. It was about getting a big score and so When he scored a century in the first match. It seemed that everything is back to normal.
Team India also has to play a practice match before the Test match against England starting on July 1. In this match, Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant and famous Krishna will be seen playing against India along with Cheteshwar Pujara.