Cheteshwar Pujara’s remarkable 62nd first-class century in the Ranji Trophy against Rajasthan on Day 1 garnered immense fan support, with hopes for his return to the national team.

Cheteshwar Pujara showcased his batting prowess for Saurashtra against Rajasthan on Day 1 of the ongoing Ranji Trophy match in Jaipur, marking his 62nd first-class century. The right-handed batsman’s 110-run innings, adorned with nine boundaries, rescued his team from a precarious position at 33/2.

Pujara’s century not only solidified his exceptional performance in the tournament but also propelled him to the leading run-scorer position with 732 runs in 10 innings. Notably, he had earlier struck an unbeaten 243 against Jharkhand. Moreover, Pujara joined the elite club of Indian cricketers with over 20,000 runs in first-class cricket.

On social media platform X, fans expressed mixed reactions to Pujara’s century, with hopes for his return to the national team.

Last Updated on February 9, 2024

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