India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has grow to be the third India batsman to rating 6,000 runs in Test cricket. The 31-year-old achieved the feat by taking a single off Mitchell Starc on essential Day 5 of the third Test match towards Australia on the Sydney Cricket Floor (SCG). Pujara took 134 innings to reach the milestone.
Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly, Mohammad Azharduddin, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Dilip Vengsarkar and Gundappa Viswanath are the opposite India batsmen to have achieved the feat earlier than Pujara.
Apparently, Rahul Dravid’s 6000th Test run additionally got here towards Australia in Australia.
Cheteshwar Pujara reached the milestone at a time when India are combating valiantly to win the SCG Test match. In the beginning of Day 5, India wanted 309 runs with 8 wickets in arms. India misplaced Rahane in the 2nd over however Pujara and Rishabh Pant had counter-attacked since then. They’ve stitched a partnership of over 100 runs are bringing India shut to an impressive victory with each passing ball. On the time this text was printed India wanted 157 runs with 7 wickets in hand.
Cheteshwar Pujara has additionally brough his twenty seventh Test fifty in the method.
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Cheteshwar Pujara has grow to be the 11th Indian batsman to reach 6000 runs in Test cricket!
What a high-quality participant he has been
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Pujara is the sixth quickest Indian to 6000 take a look at runs, taking 134 innings to accomplish that. Solely Dravid (125), Sehwag (123), Tendulkar (120), Kohli (119) and Gavaskar (117) reached the milestone quicker. #INDvAUS #TestCricket #India
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