Pujara Faced 525 Balls: Became the Longest Innings Beating Rahul Dravid Records
India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 4th day: Team India have bagged another striking win on 3rd test innings against Aussies. The main reason behind the win of the match is not the captain- Virat Kohli or the Ex-captain MS Dhoni but young batsmen. The batsmen named- Pujara have brought great performance in the field played between India and Australia, Ranchi. While the win is not much concerned but the record-breaking performance of Cheteshwar Pujara have brought the all the attention in the match. Pujara has scored the double centuries and played the longest innings of 525 balls.
In the 3rd Test match, the batsmen- Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha have taken the strike against the Aussies. And something magical went through in the field, where both the batsmen have been breaking all the Australian Ballers. Pujara with his extraordinary performance has killed with 200 runs while Saha has also scored 117 runs one full century.
Saha also has made his first Test international century playing against Australia, this is a proud moment for him as well as the whole country. And with the good performance of both the batsmen has pulled the scored to 603 runs.
Records breaking! Pujara Faced 525 Balls: Became the Longest Innings Batsmen
Check this below legends who were among the top longest Innings batsmen playing against 500 balls in their matches. Most of the Legends Indian cricketers have scored over the strong teams like Australia, Pakistan, West Indies and England. While Pujara has proved that he is no less than those legends and beat Australia ballers to score the double centuries along with a historic record of facing 525 balls in his innings.
Top 5 Indian Batsmen who played the longest Innings
- Cheteshwar Pujara scores 202 runs in 525 balls 2017.
- Rahul Dravid scored 270 runs in 495 balls 2004.
- Navjot Sidhu scored 206 runs in 491 balls 1997.
- Ravi Shastri scored 206 runs in 477 balls 1992.
- Sunil Gavaskar 172 runs in 472 balls 1981.
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Latest Updates of 3rd Test Match, Ranchi
While the last was ended well, and Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja have again taken the maximum wicket to make the day.
For the current status, Australia is on strike and India on the field. Australia scored the run of 451 & 170/4 in progressing 80 overs. Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb is on strike and Australia is leading the match by 20 runs with 6 wickets remaining. Both Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb have made half century and still progressing in their performance. Keep visiting for more updates.