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A Rising Superstar in Cricket: Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara is an Indian cricketer who is considered as one of the rising superstars in the cricketing world. He made his Test debut for India in 2010 and has since then, established himself as one of the most reliable batsmen for the country. He is especially known for his flawless technique and his ability to play long innings.

1. Cheteshwar Pujara: A brief biography

Cheteshwar Pujara was born on 25 January 1988 in Rajkot, Gujarat. He made his first-class debut in November 2005 for Saurashtra. Pujara was the leading run-scorer in the 2007–08 Ranji Trophy. He made his Test debut for India against Australia at Hyderabad in March 2010. Pujara was the third-highest scorer in the 2011–12 Ranji Trophy. He was the Man of the Match in the final of the 2013–14 Ranji Trophy. Pujara was the top-scorer in the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy. He was the Man of the Match in the final of the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy. Pujara was the leading run-scorer in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy. He was the Man of the Match in the final of the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy. Pujara has scored 4,694 runs in Test cricket at an average of 53.03, including 13 centuries and 22 fifties.

2. Cheteshwar Pujara: The family man

Life as a professional cricketer is not always as glamorous as it seems. There are long hours of travelling, and time away from family and friends. For Cheteshwar Pujara, however, family is always the top priority.

Pujara comes from a close-knit family. His parents, Arvind and Pooja, have always been supportive of his cricketing career, and his younger brother, Arpit, is also a cricketer. Pujara is very close to his family, and they are a big part of his life away from cricket.

“I always make it a point to call my family every day, whether I am travelling or not,” Pujara said. “I am very close to my family and they are a big part of my life away from cricket. I am very lucky that my parents and brother are so supportive of my cricketing career.”

Pujara is also a devoted husband and father. He and his wife, Aarti, have a two-year-old son, Arjun. Pujara is very hands-on when it comes to parenting, and he loves spending time with his son.

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“I am a very hands-on father,” Pujara said. “I love spending time with my son. I try to take him to the park or play with him as much as I can. He is a very happy and active child, and I am enjoying spending time with him.”

Pujara’s dedication to his family is one of the reasons why he is such a successful cricketer. He is able to balance his cricketing career with his family life.

3. Cheteshwar Pujara: Domestic Career highlights

Cheteshwar Pujara is one of the most consistent batsmen in world cricket at the moment. He has scored a lot of runs in first-class cricket, and has been a key player for India in Test cricket.

Pujara made his first-class debut for Saurashtra in 2006 at the age of 17. He scored a century in that match, and continued his good form in the years that followed.

In 2008, Pujara scored his first double century, and helped Saurashtra to the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy. The following year, he was selected for the India A team, and scored a century against England A.

Pujara made his Test debut for India in 2010, and scored a century in his maiden innings. He has since become a regular in the Indian Test side, and has scored a number of important centuries.

In 2018, Pujara was named the ICC Test Player of the Year. He is one of the most important players in the current Indian Test side, and is sure to score many more runs in the years to come.

4. Cheteshwar Pujara: ICC International Career highlights 

– In May 2018, Cheteshwar Pujara was appointed to the ICC Cricket Committee.

– Pujara made his Test debut for India in 2010.

– In December 2017, Pujara became the first Indian batsman to score a century in all three formats of Tests, ODIs, and T20Is.

– Pujara is the first Indian batsman to score a century in Australia.

– Pujara is the first Indian batsman to score a century in England.

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– Pujara is the first Indian batsman to score a century in South Africa.

5. Cheteshwar Pujara: IPL Career highlights

– In the 2018 IPL season, Pujara played for the Rajasthan Royals and was the team’s leading run-scorer, with 299 runs in 10 matches

– He was the only player to score a century in the IPL in 2018, and became the first player to score centuries in all three T20 leagues (IPL, Big Bash League, and Caribbean Premier League)

– Pujara scored a total of 2,739 runs in the IPL at an average of 36.92, with four centuries and 11 fifties

– His most notable innings in the IPL came in the 2013 season, when he scored an unbeaten 204* off just 153 balls for the Chennai Super Kings against the Sunrisers Hyderabad

– In the 2019 IPL season, Pujara was bought by the Chennai Super Kings for INR 5 crore (USD 727,000)

6. Cheteshwar Pujara: Achievements

-Cheteshwar Pujara made his Test debut in 2010

-He has scored over 5,000 Test runs, including 12 centuries

-Pujara was the leading run scorer in the 2017-18 Test season

-He is the first Indian batsman to score a century in each of the Test-playing countries

-Pujara is also the first Indian batsman to score a century in England

7. Cheteshwar Pujara: The philanthropist

Cheteshwar Pujara is a philanthropist who has contributed a lot to the society. He has established the Pujara Foundation which helps the needy people in various ways. The foundation provides educational assistance to the poor students, arranges medical camps and also supports the drought-affected areas. Cheteshwar Pujara is a role model for the young generation and his philanthropic work is an inspiration for all.

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