Indian Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is known for his slow but slow batting. In the ongoing Test series against Australia, he played many slow innings, but based on those innings, he has made the team cross. In his slow innings, he also made many records. Pujara also batted in his style on the last day of the Brisbane Test. The first boundary with his bat came out after playing more than 100 balls. (Cheteshwar Pujara triple century)
Boundary ejected after 103 balls
On the last day of Brisbane, Shubman Gill was hitting sixes and fours while Pujara was taking a maiden over at Maiden. After playing 103 balls, Pujara hit a deep point off Mitchell Starc’s fourth ball of the over. With these four, India’s total score had also crossed 100.
This is the third time in this series when Pujara has hit a boundary after playing 100 balls. Earlier, in the first innings of the Adelaide Test match, he hit fours after 148 balls, while in Sydney, 101 balls came off his bat. There were more than 300 balls that did not contain even a single boundary.
Pujara faced the most balls in Australia
Pujara has faced the most balls in Tests against Australia. He has faced more than 4000 balls in Australia so far. After him, England’s Test captain who finished second is ahead of Root, who has faced 3607 balls. At number three is Indian captain Virat Kohli, who has faced 3183 balls in the Test against Australia. Former England opener Alastair Cook faced 3122 balls. (Cheteshwar Pujara triple century)
In this series, Pujara became 11 Indian batsmen who completed 6 thousand test runs. To reach here, he resorted to 134 innings. His average was close to 48. He has become the sixth-fastest batsman among Indian batsmen after Sunil Gavaskar (117), Virat Kohli (119), Sachin Tendulkar (120), Virender Sehwag (123), and Rahul Dravid (123).