India’s batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has been under pressure to run in a five-match Test series against England since August 4, after failing in both innings of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final. Former India batsman Akash Chopra has responded to reports that Pujara was dropped from the first Test series. It is being said in the news that KL Rahul or Hunma Vihari can change the pooja. But Chopra said such reports cannot be trusted.
Chopra shared a video on his Facebook page, in which he answered fans’ questions, saying that when India toured England for the last time, Pujara had scored a century and that he needed to be in his place. Should help. India’s former opener, ‘reports come, but I don’t believe the news because when India toured England for the last time, Cheteshwar scored a century. Yes, I know what you are thinking, he has traveled in England on average less than 30 and two or three times. He has not scored a run in the WTC recently. His playing style is so good that the team sometimes gets a lot of benefit from him. But the controversy arises again and again that you are taking too much time and not taking the game any longer.
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However, Chopra wants to be with Team India Cheteshwar Pujara. “But I will definitely play Cheteshwar Pujara in the first Test. In my opinion, at this time, I will not keep him out. I will continue with Cheteshwar Pujara. I expect from Pujara as well. , Had some major innings, but didn’t score big.
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Pujara scored his last Test century in the 2019 Sydney Test against Australia. In the 18 Tests he has played since then, he has scored 841 runs at 28.03.