Cheteshwar Pujara is happy with his return to form, and credit Ranji Trophy and county cricket for his comeback

Cheteshwar Pujara is happy with his return to form, and credit Ranji Trophy and county cricket for his comeback

India's top Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is happy with his return to form and is hoping to do well in the fifth Test against England in a few days. Pujara credits his performances in Ranji Trophy and county cricket with the Sussexes, scoring two big centuries in both tournaments.

Pujara said in a video posted by the BCCI on its official website, "It was important for me to get back in form and find my rhythm to play in Test cricket. So, when I was playing for Sussex, I Played my first big innings against Derby, then I felt I got my momentum back."

Pujara said that he did well in county cricket, as he had done well in the Ranji Trophy before moving to England. He further added, "In the three matches I played for Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy, I found my rhythm and got a big score. After that, I just wanted to enjoy my game and contribute to the team's success. Most of all. The important thing is to have a good time on the field. I enjoy playing cricket, so whenever I am on the field, I want to get the most out of my batting."

Rishabh Pant, 34, will represent Leicestershire along with Jasprit Bumrah and the famous Krishna in a four-day warm-up match starting Thursday. The Indian team management has allowed him to play for the opposition so that all members of the touring team get a chance to play warm-up matches before the Test match.

Pujara will try to score big in the practice match. He is one of the best Indian batsmen to succeed in overseas conditions and his technique and ability to focus for long hours will help the Indian team in Test matches.

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Smriti Mandhana joined this special club of Kohli-Rohit, and Harmanpreet broke Mithali Raj's big record

Smriti Mandhana joined this special club of Kohli-Rohit, and Harmanpreet broke Mithali Raj's big record

The Indian women's team is on a tour of Sri Lanka these days. A series of 3 T20 matches are being played between both the teams here. The Indian team has won the series by winning the first two matches. The third match of the T20 series will be played from 2 pm on Monday at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla. In the second match of the series, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana have made a special record. At the same time, Harmanpreet has left behind former captain Mithali Raj in this matter.

Mithali Raj broke the record
The Indian women's team won the second T20 match played on Saturday by 5 wickets. In this match, Harmanpreet broke the special record of former captain Mithali Raj. Harman has now become the highest run-scorer (2372) Indian female cricketer in T20 Internationals. On the other hand, Mithali is at number two with 2364 runs. In the second T20, Harman scored an unbeaten 31 off 32 balls.

Mandhana in Kohli-Rohit's club
In the second T20, India's opener Smriti Mandhana scored 39 runs in 34 balls. In Mandhana's T20 International, 2 thousand (2011) runs have been completed. She has now joined the special club of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. She has become the fifth batsman (men and women) of India to complete her 2000 runs in T20 International matches. Before him, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Harmanpreet Kaur, and Mithali Raj have done this feat.

Highest run-scorer in T20I Indian batsman

Rohit Sharma: 3313 runs
Virat Kohli: 3296 runs
Harmanpreet Kaur: 2372 runs
Mithali Raj: 2364 runs
Smriti Mandhana: 2011 Runs

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