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Being Pujara

DNMUM429658 | 1/10/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :984

To be one-format player these times can be nerve wracking. But by owning the show in Australia, India’s Test mainstay has shown his worth

Mumbai: Even as the country is rejoicing India’s maiden Test series triumph in Australia and praising Virat Kohli and his captaincy to the skies, the man instrumental in India putting up the scores for their bowlers to successfully defend has been lying low.
Even as debates continue over who is a better batsman, Kohli or Sachin Tendulkar, the highest run-getter of the just-concluded four-Test series is not getting as much mention as he deserves.
Cheteshwar Pujara, the run machine who amassed 521 with three centuries at an average of 74.43, is not complaining, though. He has always remained grounded and not allowed his on-field success get the better of him. For Pujara, Australia is done and dusted and he has already begu
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