You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Sports

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
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Sports

‘Hope win against SA can shut some people up’
DNMUM438227 | 6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Jamie Alter | WC :414

London: Mickey Arthur has seen plenty during his time as coach of the Pakistan cricket team. Enough, you imagine, to fill up a fat book of anecdotes. But what he witnessed in the six days since Pakistan were beaten by India at Old Trafford on June 16
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

For sake of history, record
DNMUM438228 | 6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Jamie Alter | WC :680

London: England have not lost back-to-back ODIs since their tour of India in January 2017, and they don’t intend to in this World Cup.
Losing to Pakistan by 14 runs in their second game came as something of a surprise, given that Eoin Morgan’s t
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

SA should’ve walked the talk
DNMUM438229 | 6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :626

The reason for South Africa’s dismal performance in the 2019 World Cup cannot be entirely attributed to half their team playing in the Indian Premier League.
After it was confirmed on Sunday that South Africa’s campaign in the World Cup was over f
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Super Shakib, Rahim bring Afghanistan to their knees
DNMUM438230 | 6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :282

Mumbai: Shakib Al Hasan shone with the bat as well as the with ball as Bangladesh eased past wooden-spooners Afghanistan by 62 runs in Southampton on Monday.
The victory ensured the Tigers pipped Sri Lanka to go to fifth in the points table, thei
Add To LightboxCalculate Price