Cheteshwar Pujara, the veteran player of the Indian cricket team, has achieved a special achievement by scoring just nine runs in the ongoing match against Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium. When Cheteshwar Pujara came on the field after the dismissal of captain Rohit Sharma on the third day, he created history by scoring just nine runs.
Cheteshwar Pujara has become the fourth batsman to score 2000 runs in Test matches against Australia. Only a few Indian cricketers are included in this list. As soon as Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara came out to bat on the third day, he achieved this feat by scoring just nine runs. Before Cheteshwar Pujara, only Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid could achieve this feat.
Got success in 43 innings
Please tell that Cheteshwar Pujara had to play 43 innings to touch the figure of 2000 runs. Whereas VVS Laxman achieved this feat in 41 innings, Sachin in 42 and Rahul Dravid in 53 innings. Significantly, the record of scoring the most runs in Test matches between India and Australia is in the name of Sachin Tendulkar. He has scored 3262 runs against Australia while playing from 1996-2013. Sachin Tendulkar is the only batsman who has scored more than 3000 runs against Australia.