Cheteshwar Pujara, who plays county cricket in England, has been banned from the County Championship. After his ban, Pujara broke his silence for the first time. Pujara was suspended by the ECB for breach of conduct. Captained Sussex in the County Championship. Pujara was suspended for conduct violations during the Sussex v Leicestershire game.
While the Indian star Test batsman wrote to his ex (previously on Twitter) after the ban: “I’m sad to leave like this but looking forward to the county season with unforgettable moments and unforgettable memories.” Proud of courage and character of this team. “I wish Sussex all the best for the remaining games.”
I’m disappointed to have to leave like this, but I look back on the county season with precious moments and unforgettable memories. Proud of the courage and character of this group. wishes @SussexCCC All the best for the remaining two games. pic.twitter.com/xdIdIoEyvz
— Cheteshwar Pujara (@cheteshwar1) September 19, 2023
Pujara played his last Test for India in the World Test Championship. After that, the Indian team played two Tests on the West Indies tour in which Pujara did not become part of the team. Pujara is among the batsmen who have played more than 100 Tests for India, but on the West Indies tour, young players like Yashasvi Jaiswal were given a chance in his place. Jaiswal seized the opportunity and performed brilliantly.
Pujara has played 103 Tests and 5 ODIs for India so far. Although he mainly plays tests for the team. In 176 Test innings he scored 7195 runs at an average of 43.60, scoring 19 centuries and 35 half-centuries. He has scored 51 runs in 5 innings of ODI. Pujara, who made his ODI debut in 2013, played his last ODI for India in 2014. He made his international debut in 2010 with Test.