Indian batter Cheteshwar Pujara on track, slams third double for Sussex this season

By PTI

LONDON: Star Indian batter Cheteshwar Pujara continued his unbelievable type and hit a double century on his captaincy debut for Sussex to place his facet in a commanding place towards Middlesex right here on Wednesday.

Pujara, who was in a single day 115, ended on 231 off 403 balls (21×4, 3×6), his third double and fourth 150-plus rating from 10 innings for Sussex this season.

Pujara was the final wicket to fall for Sussex who notched up a large whole of 523 on day two of their Division Two County Championships on the Lord’s right here.

The Indian Take a look at No 3, who had made a comeback to the nationwide facet after some strong performances for Sussex, earlier scored 203 (334b) versus Durham and 201 not out (387b) towards Derbyshire.

With 997 runs, together with 5 centuries from 10 innings, Pujara now averages an astonishing 124.62 within the 2022 County Championship.

Having come into bat after Sussex was 99/2 inside 35 overs, Pujara batted for 533 minutes towards a bowling unit that had his India teammate Umesh Yadav, Tim Murtagh and Co.Pujara additionally grew to become the primary Indian workforce participant to attain a double ton on the hallowed Lord’s, and the primary Sussex participant after 118 years to attain three double centuries in a single season.

Pujara was made interim captain of Sussex following Tom Haines’ damage. The India Take a look at mainstay slammed his fifth century from seven county video games this season.

Pujara shared a 219-run third-wicket partnership with Tom Alsop (135; 277 balls; 15×4) after Sussex was lowered to 99 for two inside 35 overs.

Alsop acquired out close to the shut of play on day one. Sussex misplaced one other fast wicket to Archie Lenham (0) in area of three deliveries however Pujara held the fort for his workforce.

Representing Middlesex, India pacer Umesh Yadav returned wicketless and conceded 70 runs from 29 overs.

Pujara, who was in a single day 115, ended on 231 off 403 balls (21×4, 3×6), his third double and fourth 150-plus rating from 10 innings for Sussex this season.

Pujara was the final wicket to fall for Sussex who notched up a large whole of 523 on day two of their Division Two County Championships on the Lord’s right here.

The Indian Take a look at No 3, who had made a comeback to the nationwide facet after some strong performances for Sussex, earlier scored 203 (334b) versus Durham and 201 not out (387b) towards Derbyshire.

With 997 runs, together with 5 centuries from 10 innings, Pujara now averages an astonishing 124.62 within the 2022 County Championship.

Having come into bat after Sussex was 99/2 inside 35 overs, Pujara batted for 533 minutes towards a bowling unit that had his India teammate Umesh Yadav, Tim Murtagh and Co.Pujara additionally grew to become the primary Indian workforce participant to attain a double ton on the hallowed Lord’s, and the primary Sussex participant after 118 years to attain three double centuries in a single season.

Pujara was made interim captain of Sussex following Tom Haines’ damage. The India Take a look at mainstay slammed his fifth century from seven county video games this season.

Pujara shared a 219-run third-wicket partnership with Tom Alsop (135; 277 balls; 15×4) after Sussex was lowered to 99 for two inside 35 overs.

Alsop acquired out close to the shut of play on day one. Sussex misplaced one other fast wicket to Archie Lenham (0) in area of three deliveries however Pujara held the fort for his workforce.

Representing Middlesex, India pacer Umesh Yadav returned wicketless and conceded 70 runs from 29 overs.

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