Cricket World Player of the Week – Cheteshwar Pujara India

 

Cheteshwar Pujara is this week’s Cricket World Player of the Week. Cheteshwar Pujara scored 194 runs in the historic 1st Test win against Australia in Adelaide – 123 in the 1st Innings and 71 in the 2nd Innings to help India to their first Test win in Australia since 2008.

India won the 1st Test in Adelaide by the narrow margin of 31 runs. Australia were unable to score the 219 runs needed to win today against India and were all out for 291.

Match Summary

India 250 – (Cheteshwar Pujara 123; Pat Cummins 2-49, Mitchell Starc 2-63, Nathan Lyon 2-83, Josh Hazlewood 3-52) and 307 (Cheteshwar Pujara 71, Ajinkya Rahane 70; Nathan Lyon 6-122, , Mitchell Starc 3-40)

Australia – 235 (Travis Head 72; Ravichandran Ashwin 3-57, Jasprit Bumrah 3-47, Ishant Sharma 2-47, Mohammed Shami 2-58) and 291 (Shaun Marsh 60, Tim Paine 41; Ravichandran Ashwin 3-92, Mohammed Shami 3-65, Jasprit Bumrah 3-68)

Result - India won the 1st Test by 31 runs

Scorecard

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