Cheteshwar Pujara is being celebrated on Twitter for scoring his first century in Australia, and extra importantly, for rescuing India from a horrendous batting cave in. On the finish of Day 1 on the Adelaide Oval, India have been 250/nine, with Pujara contributing virtually part of the workforce’s runs with a gritty 123-run knock. A number of Indian cricketers similar to Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to reward Pujara’s effort.
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) December 6, 2018
It was once a gritty innings from @cheteshwar1 beneath the cases. Congratulations to you for your sensible century. Taking a look ahead to many extra knocks like this within the sequence. #AUSvIND #FightOfMight pic.twitter.com/MwhPN8BGW3
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 6, 2018
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) December 6, 2018
Che Pujara…Take a bow #AusvInd
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) December 6, 2018
— Roshan Rai (@RoshanKrRai) December 6, 2018
Glorious superb innings from Cheteshwar Pujara. Stylish, resilient, tenacious….most of these old-world virtues. This was once the gold usual of take a look at fit batting.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) December 6, 2018
Along with his gritty knock, the 30-year-old batsman additionally reached five,000 Check runs in his 108th inning. By the way, one among India’s maximum celebrated Check batsmen Rahul Dravid had additionally reached the similar milestones in equivalent choice of innings. Simply sooner than stumps, Pujara was once run out by means of Pat Cummins and India concluded the Day 1 on 250/nine with Mohammed Shami (6*) at the crease.
India faltered at first as openers KL Rahul (2) and Murali Vijay (11) misplaced their wickets affordably throughout the first seven overs.
Skipper Virat Kohli joined them again within the pavilion after managing to attain simply 3 runs off 16 deliveries.
Ajinkya Rahane additionally failed to place up an outstanding display as Hazlewood disregarded him for 13.
Rohit Sharma, who made his technique to the Indian Check workforce after 11 months, stood tall for some time, scoring two barriers and 3 sixes to give a contribution with 37 runs.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who failed miserably in England however coated it up with noteworthy knocks towards the Windies at house, made simply 25 runs off 38 balls within the pace-friendly wicket in Adelaide.
All-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin additionally controlled to give a contribution 25 runs.
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