The county membership Sussex Cricket has formally introduced that they’ve re-signed senior India batter Cheteshwar Pujara for the 2023 season. The designated Take a look at batter was excellent within the first season that he performed regardless that the south coast aspect didn’t make an influence collectively.
Pujara was a constant performer for Sussex within the 2022 season and impressed every body together with his batting exploits within the 2022 version of the County Championships in addition to the Royal London One Day Cup and due to this fact, it was a no brainer that Sussex Cricket had no second ideas about giving him a contract extension.
Sussex Cricket retains Cheteshwar Pujara
After re-signing Cheteshwar Pujara for the 2023 season, Sussex Efficiency Director, Keith Greenfield referred to as him a ‘class function mannequin’ for his or her dressing room to observe.
“It’s implausible information that Cheteshwar might be returning in 2023, all of us noticed the category he confirmed with the bat and his performances, however he was additionally excellent in our younger dressing room as a world class function mannequin for them to observe”, stated Greenfield as quoted by their official web site.
In the meantime, Pujara himself expressed gratitude to the county membership on being retained for the following season and stated that he’s wanting ahead to contributing to the staff’s progress and success in 2023.
“I’m glad to be again with Sussex for the 2023 season. I completely loved my final stint with the membership final season, each on and off the sector and I’m wanting ahead to contributing to the staff’s progress and success within the coming yr.”
The Gujarat cricketer had an excellent run within the County Championship 2022 the place he amassed over 1000 runs averaging 109.4 that included a record-shattering three double centuries.
Pujara additionally continued his splendid type within the Royal London Cup match the place he scored a blistering 174 runs off 131 deliveries in opposition to Surrey. Furthermore, he was additionally given the captaincy obligations within the absence of an injured Tom Haines. He brilliantly led Sussex from the entrance as they made it to the semi-finals of the 50-overs competitors.