Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara. (Picture by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

Indian batting stalwart Cheteshwar Pujara has been introduced because the interim captain of county aspect Sussex forward of their conflict towards Middlesex. The appointment comes on account of an damage sustained by the common skipper of the aspect Tom Haines, who walked off the bottom after breaking a bone in his hand whereas batting.

The Sussex man is suspected to be out of motion for 5 to 6 weeks, a large blow for the county aspect. Pujara’s expertise on the worldwide stage and his high quality landed him the lead position. Notably, English pacer Steven Finn led the aspect of their earlier encounter after Haines sustained that damage which pressured him off the sphere.

Ian Salisbury, head coach of Sussex, lavished praises on the Indian batter and believes that his huge expertise and experience as a batter on the worldwide stage will assist the aspect. He additional acknowledged that the appointment of a batter because the captain takes the strain off Finn, who can deal with spearheading the bowling assault.

“Puj was very eager to step up within the absence of Tom, he sees the potential on this aspect and has been a pure chief ever since he joined. Finny did a superb job for us after Tom was injured and can stay the senior determine amongst our bowlers. By having a batter take up the position, it means Finn can deal with main our assault. Puj is a vastly skilled and certified one who I do know will do a implausible job,” Salisbury revealed in an announcement launched by Sussex on Tuesday.

Cheteshwar Pujara will look to proceed his splendid kind within the county championship this season

Pujara has loved a sensational stint with the county aspect this season, scoring 766 runs in six outings with an impressive common nearing 110. The bulwark has recorded 4 centuries which additionally features a magnificent double ton. Though he didn’t replicate the identical kind for the Indian staff within the rescheduled fifth Check towards England, Pujara want to regain his kind towards Middlesex on the house of cricket.