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Cheteshwar Pujara hits another double century, equals 28-year-old record

Pujara Becomes 2nd Indian To Make Two Double Hundreds In County Cricket: Senior batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who is out of the Indian Test team, has regained his lost momentum. Pujara’s bat is on fire in England. So far in county cricket, he has scored more than 500 runs at an average of over 130. Apart from this, he also equaled a big record 28 years old.

In fact, Cheteshwar Pujara, who went to England in an attempt to regain the momentum to return to the Indian Test team, scored a double century for Sussex in the second consecutive match. In this four-day match against Durham in the County Championship’s second division, Pujara was dismissed for 203 runs in 334 balls on Saturday. The veteran batsman, who started the day with 107 runs, hit 24 fours in his innings. With the help of his double century, Sussex took a lead of 315 runs in the first innings by scoring 538 runs. Durham’s first innings was bundled out for 223 runs.

Pujara’s bat is spewing fire

This is Pujara’s third century in five innings, looking to make a comeback in the Indian team. During this, he scored six and 201 not out in his debut match with Sussex, which led the team to draw the match after getting a follow-on against Derbyshire. He then played innings of 109 and 12 against Worcestershire. In this match, however, his team had to face defeat by 34 runs.

Equals Azhar’s record

With this, Pujara has equaled the record of 28-year-old Mohammad Azharuddin. In fact, Pujara has now become the second Indian to score two double centuries in the county of England. Earlier, Azhar had scored 212 runs in 1991 and 205 in 1994.

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