Sports Desk: Cheteshwar Pujara, the middle-order of the Indian team, is known for his marathon innings. Once again a slow innings was seen with Pujara's bat but his innings brought the Indian team into trouble. Pujara scored a half-century during the third Test match but his half-century was extremely slow. Pujara was dismissed immediately after scoring a half-century and left the team in difficult conditions.
Slowest fifties in test history
Actually on the third day Pujara and Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane came to bat. Pujara kept thrashing the Australian bowlers from one end and scoring slowly. He faced 174 balls to make a half-century and with this, he has also made the slowest half-century in Test cricket history. Pujara also hit 5 fours during this innings.
Broke your record
Pujara has not batted so slow for the first time but he has also played such innings in the past. Pujara completed his half-century in 173 balls against South Africa in the year 2018. Once again, he has hit a half-century off 174 balls against Australia, breaking his old record.