“In Indian Cricket History…”: Gautam Gambhir’s Incredible Comment On The Veteran Batsman
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Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir praised India’s Test player Cheteshwar Pujara. Gambhir praised the team’s batting base, saying that Pujara has batted best in the history of Indian cricket. The former India opener-turned-politician said that people should talk more about the player and added that he is a role model for the youth in the country. Gambhir’s comments for Pujara came after the player brought India back home with an unbeaten 31 in the final innings of the Delhi Test against Australia.
Gambhir said on Star Sports after the match, ‘Cheteshwar Pujara has batted best in Indian cricket history.
The second Test between India and Australia at the Arun Jaitley Stadium was also the 100th match in the format for the right-handed batsman.
Praising Pujara’s humility, Gambhir said, “He stands at short-leg in his 100th Test match, while many players leave the fielding position till their 50th match in this format. He is a team man. The more You talk about it.” That’s just as good.
“He is a role model for the youth of the country.”
In the first innings of his 100th Test match, Pujara was dismissed for a seven-ball duck, but he did better in the next innings as he remained not out.
“It’s been a great test match, unfortunately, I didn’t get any runs in the first innings, but I knew if I hang on for the first 10 minutes I can score. A special feeling, very nervous because my whole The family was there.” Special feeling to hit the winning boundary, looking forward to the remaining two Tests.
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