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Pujara shot during training session. This photo is taken from ScreenGrab.
Cheteshwar Pujara will be seen playing the IPL once again after 7 years. This batsman has also started practice for this. He will be seen batting with new stance and style this season. Not only this, during the training session, he was seen hitting fierce fours and sixes.
CSK bought Pujara for Rs 50 lakhs
Pujara was bought by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for his base price of Rs 50 lakhs. They want to fully capitalize on the opportunity. For this, they are practicing batting with high backlifts. He also hit six at the nets with fast bowler Deepak Chahar, leg-spinner Karn Sharma and a throw-down specialist.
Pujara did not play any T20 International
Pujara has not played any T20 International for India. In 2014, he played with the Kings XI Punjab team. He has played a total of 30 matches in the IPL so far. In this, he has scored 390 runs at an average of 20.52. His best score was 51 runs.
Pujara has also scored a century in T20
Pujara has played 64 T20s in his career so far. In this, he has scored 1356 runs at an average of 29.47 and a strike rate of 109.35. His highest score in T20 is 100 runs off 61 balls. He played this unbeaten innings in 2019 against Railways playing from Saurashtra.
Pujara during the practice session.
CSK started training in Mumbai
The CSK team is currently training in Mumbai. Here they have to play the initial 5 matches. The team started training from 8 March. The players were practicing in Chennai at that time. After all the players joined the team, the team had to stay in Quarantine for 7 days in Mumbai. CSK will take on Delhi Capitals on 10 April in their first match.