Royal London One-Day Cup: Cheteshwar Pujara Scored Consecutive Tons
Royal London One-Day Cup: Veteran Indian batter, Cheteshwar Pujara amassed consecutive centuries in the ongoing tournament. The test batsman of the Indian team has been representing Sussex County in the Royal London One-Day Cup 2022 tournament. He scored 174 runs off only 131 balls including 20 boundaries and five sixes. Seeking official betting sites in India? Learn how to find the right one for you and explore your sports betting options.
This century came against Surrey at the County Ground in Hove on Sunday (August 14). His team got the opportunity to bat first and his brilliant knock helped Sussex to reach the 378-run mark. Pujara completed his ton after facing 103 balls and then he scored the remaining 74 runs in just 27 balls. Previously, he had scored 107 runs off 79 balls against Warwickshire and 65 runs against Gloucestershire. After the injury of regular captain Tom Haines, Pujara is currently operating the team as skipper.
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After facing exclusion from the Indian test squad, Pujara started playing County Championship. And then he went unsold in the IPL 2022, he continued with Sussex in the fifty-over tournament. His addition to the Sussex side has become a successful move for the County Club. Pujara has smashed 1094 runs in just eight matches in the domestic season of England. He has scored this run with an average of 109.40.
Royal London One-Day Cup: Cheteshwar Pujara in Red Hot Form
After the County Championship, Pujara continues his form in Royal London One-Day’s fifty-over tournament. So far in this tournament, Pujara has appeared in five matches and there he has scored 367 runs. His average in this tournament is 91.75 and a strike rate of 120.73. His latest knock of 174-run has become his all-time best score in List-A cricket.
Previously, his best score was 158*-run. His List-A stats are just phenomenal. He scored 4668 runs in his 107 List-A appearances. And his average in these matches is 54.56. But he has appeared only in five matches for ODI cricket. Coming to the overall situation of Sussex Club in this tournament, there are not in a good stage. This team has registered only two victories in their opening four matches.
But the presence of Pujara and Tom Clark’s red hot form has helped Sussex primarily to get an enjoyable win. Then in the second innings, Aristides Karvelas did the remaining job as he reduced Surrey to 55/4 in 11 overs. His early wickets have helped Sussex to get a huge jump in the points table. Before the match, Sussex was struggling in the bottom half of the points table. But now this big victory can make them table toppers as they have an impressive net run rate of 0.860. Want to bet on cricket on the move? Discover more best betting apps in India here on our site.