Sydney: Star batsman Cheteshwar Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara) of the Indian Test team has started preparations for the next month’s Test series against Australia. He practiced very hard in the net session. In which he appeared comfortable in front of fast bowlers.
Pujara batted on both the ‘side net’ and the ‘center strip’ in which he faced net bowlers Ishan Porel and Karthik Tyagi as well as Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin.
The BCCI also shared a short video of Pujara’s net session on social media.
The Indian team has been allowed to train during their 14-day separation, which arrived here only last week. The ODI and T20 series will start from November 27, after which a four-match Test series will be played which will start in Adelaide on December 17 with a day-night match.
– BCCI (@BCCI) November 19, 2020
Most of the players of the Indian team played in the Indian Premier League, but regular players of the Test team Pujara and Hanuma Vihari joined the national team bubble in the UAE before reaching Australia.
Pujara was instrumental in India’s historic win in Australia two years ago and his role at number three will be crucial as captain Virat Kohli will return home after the first Test to give birth to his first child.
At the same time India’s throwdown specialist Raghu has reached here and is in seclusion before joining the team. He could not leave with other support staff of the team after coming to Kovid-19 positive.
A BCCI source said, “They will have to undergo 14 days of segregation as per local government guidelines. After this, he will join the team ‘.
Let us know that Pujara played his last match Ranji Trophy final.