New Delhi, Online Desk. Cheteshwar Pujara’s decision to play county cricket after being dropped from the Indian team continues to show colours. In his first season with a bang, he has indicated a return to the team by playing four consecutive centuries in four matches. On Saturday, he further strengthened his claim by scoring another century against Middlesex. Batting at an average of 143.40, he has scored 717 runs in 7 innings of four matches in which he has scored four centuries. In this innings of his, he has scored more than 150 3 times and more than 200 times 2 times.

Talking about the highest individual score, he has a score of 203 runs which he scored against Durham. Recently, he had turned to county cricket with the aim of regaining his form after being denied a place in the Indian team due to lack of runs and has now given a befitting reply to his critics with his bat.

Let us tell you that Pujara was signed by Sussex County Cricket Club in place of Australian batsman Travis Head, after which he has been scoring runs continuously. Talking about his innings so far, he has scored 6 and 20 not out against Derbyshire, 109 and 12 against Worcestershire and 203 against Durham. In the ongoing game against Middlesex, he is currently unbeaten on 144.

Talking about his international cricket career, he has scored 6,713 runs in 95 Test matches at an average of 43.87 including 32 fifties and 13 centuries. Apart from this, he has also played 5 ODI matches for India. The consistent good innings played by Pujara has boosted his hopes of a comeback in the team.

Edited By: Sameer Thakur