File photo of Cheteshwar Pujara© Twitter
Cheteshwar Pujara The song is on at the ongoing Royal London One-Day Cup. Days after scoring 107 off 79 balls for Sussex against Warwickshire, the right-handed batsman scored another century, this time hitting 174 off 131 balls. Pujara’s innings came against Surrey on Sunday. His team Sussex were getting out for 9 for 2 in 3.2 overs when this player came out to bat. Pujara first put up a partnership of 205 runs. tom clark Capitalized on the set stage for the third wicket and later.
While Clarke was dismissed for 104, Pujara continued to hold on tightly to one end. He later completed his century in 103 balls. Soon after his century, the Indian changed gears and started hitting the ball at a better strike rate. This was followed by complete carnage from Pujara as he scored 74 runs in the next 28 balls. His innings came to an end in the 48th over but only after hitting 20 fours and 5 sixes in total.
Pujara’s innings helped Sussex post a total of 378/6 in the allotted 50 overs. Meanwhile, for Surrey, Conor McCarre took two wickets while Tom Laws, Matt Dunn, Amar Virdi And Yousef Majid took a wicket each.
in return, aristides karvelsi (4 for 35) and Delray Rollins (3 for 25) helped Sussex bundle Surrey for 162 runs and win the game by a huge margin of 216 runs. Ryan Patel (65 off 56) and Tom Lodge (57 not out) showed some resistance but failed to win the match for Surrey.
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