Cheteshwar Pujara has scored 390 runs from 30 IPL matches.© Instagram
Cheteshwar Pujara, India’s Test specialist, was bought to the three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on the participant public sale in Chennai on Thursday. CSK roped in Pujara for his base value of Rs 50 lakh. Pujara, in a video posted by CSK on social media on Friday, expressed his pleasure after being picked by the MS Dhoni-led facet and mentioned that he’s trying ahead to don the yellow jersey.
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“Great to be back in the IPL. Really looking forward to play in the yellow jersey. I’ll be playing with Dhoni bhai again and he was the captain of the team when I made my debut and I have fond memories of playing under Mahi bhai and really looking forward to play with him again,” Pujara mentioned.
Pujara, who performs quite a lot of Test cricket, mentioned that he believes with good preparation, he’ll be capable to do properly within the IPL.
“Talking about the IPL, I think it is a change of mindset switching from the Test format to the IPL and you just need to switch the gears as early as possible. So, I feel it is the mental aspect which changes quickly with good preparation I am really hopeful that I’ll do well in the IPL,” Pujara added.
Pujara has performed 30 IPL matches and scored 390 runs together with a half-century.
The 33-year-old batsman final featured in an IPL recreation method again in 2014.
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