Pat Cummins recalls Cheteshwar Pujara’s exploits Down Under, picks him as toughest batsman to bowl


Australian quick bowler Pat Cummins mentioned that Cheteshwar Pujara stays one of many toughest he has ever bowled to particularly Test cricket.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cheteshwar Pujara is the toughest one in Test cricket to date: Cummins
  • He was an actual ache within the again for us: Cummins on Pujara
  • Cummins recalled how laborious it was for Australian group to dismiss Pujara within the final collection
World No.1 Test bowler Pat Cummins has revealed that India’s Cheteshwar Pujara is the toughest batsman to bowl to within the longest format of the sport.

Cheteshwar Pujara had helped India orchestrate their maiden Test collection victory in Australia final yr as he amassed up staggering 521 runs in 2018-19 collection at a mean of over 74 with three lots of and a half-century.

Cummins was requested which batsman he discovered toughest to bowl to throughout dwell Question & Answer session that was organized by the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA).

“There are a lot of them out there, unfortunately. But I am going to go with someone different, and he is (Cheteshwar) Pujara from India. He was a real pain in the back for us,” Pat Cummins mentioned.

Cummins recalled how laborious it was for the Australian group to dismiss Pujara within the final collection. Cummins’ teammates Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood have additionally spoken of the frustration that they felt within the collection when Pujara was within the center.

“He (Pujara) was an absolute rock for them in that series. (He was) Really hard to get out. Just ultra concentration all day, day after day. He is the hardest one in Test cricket so far, I think,” Cummins added.

Cheteshwar Pujara was introduced as the person of the match and the participant of the collection for the sheer variety of runs he has scored within the collection, as many hailed him to be the distinction between the 2 sides as India gained their first ever Test collection in Australia.

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