Cheteshwar Pujara was one of many defining elements of India’s historic win over Australia within the 2018/19 four-match Take a look at sequence. Greater than a yr later, Australian quick bowler Pat Cummins stated that Pujara stays one of many hardest he has ever bowled to.
Cummins not too long ago did a dwell Q&A session that was organized by the Australian Cricketers Affiliation (ACA) wherein he was requested which is the batsman he discovered hardest to bowl to.
“There are a variety of them on the market, sadly. However I’m going to go along with somebody totally different, and he’s (Cheteshwar) Pujara from India. He was an actual ache within the again for us,” stated the 26-year-old.
“He (Pujara) was an absolute rock for them in that sequence. (He was) Actually arduous to get out. Simply extremely focus all day, day after day. He’s the toughest one in Take a look at cricket up to now, I feel,” concluded Cummins.
Pujara was prime scorer within the sequence with 521 runs and confronted a whopping 1258 balls. Cummins’ teammates Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood have additionally spoken of the frustration that they felt within the sequence when Pujara was within the center.
Hazlewood even stated that he would possibly think about Mankading Pujara the following time the 2 sides face one another in a Take a look at sequence.