“Rohit Sharma Was Timing The Ball Really Well”: Cheteshwar Pujara Praised Indian Opener For His Century

Cheteshwar Pujara, an Indian Test specialist batsman, praised Rohit Sharma, his colleague and India’s all-format first-choice opener, after his spectacular effort at Kennington Oval in London.

On Day 3 of the 4th Test match against England, Rohit Sharma finally got his first overseas Test century at Kennington Oval in London. Notably, England batsman Rory Burns received a lot of flak for dropping Rohit Sharma’s catch twice in the slips.

Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma struck again in the 64th over, completing his incredible century with a six off Moeen Ali’s bowling. He also put India in a solid position by adding 153 runs with Cheteshwar Pujara.

Rohit Sharma had previously struck a couple of half-centuries, according to Cheteshwar Pujara, and he turned those half-centuries into a hundred. In addition, Pujara stated that the manner Rohit Sharma executed his shots was “pleasant to see from the non-striker’s end.” 

“He has been batting well throughout the series. He got a couple of fifties and it was time he converts those into a big one. And today was the day. The way he was batting, it was pleasing to watch from the non-striker’s end, he was timing the ball really well, good batting conditions, but still, some excellent shots which he played and which put us in a very good position in the game,”: Cheteshwar Pujara said.

During the third day of the tournament, Pujara hurt his ankle while sprinting. While discussing this, the 33-year-old admitted that it is a little bit soar. “Fingers crossed, nothing serious,” Cheteshwar Pujara said. “Hopefully, we’ll find out tomorrow.” It hurts a little, but it’s a wonderful pain. I didn’t want to do it, but I couldn’t help myself.”

Meanwhile, India was in a solid position on Day 3 of the 4th Test, with Indian captain Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja at the crease, and they had a big lead of 171 runs.

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