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Tireless Pujara proves virtue of patience with epic double

Cheteshwar Pujara was rock solid for India

By: Sarwar Alam

Cheteshwar Pujara may not be the biggest crowd-pleaser in an Indian team teeming with stroke-makers, but the 29-year-old proved why he is such a crucial cog in the test side with an epic double century today. India’s number three batsman painstakingly compiled a marathon knock of 202 spread over more than 11 hours to put his team in a strong position in the third test against Australia. Pujara became the first Indian batsman to face 500 balls in a test innings, further testimony to his unwavering focus and seemingly infinite patience. “The way Puji was batting at the other end,…

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