Cheteshwar Pujara Height, Age, Net Worth, House, Affairs, Biography

Cheteshwar Pujara is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman, who plays for Saurashtra in domestic cricket and for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League. He made his first-class debut for Saurashtra in December 2005 and his Test debut at Bangalore in October 2010. In October 2011, the BCCI awarded him a C-grade national contract. In August 2012, he made his test comback against New Zealand and has scored century. He made his first double hundred against England at Ahmedabad in November 2012 following up with another double hundred against Australia in March 2013, both the times India got victory and he had become man of the match. In the 2012 NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, he was the highest scorer with two centuries and one half century.

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Cheteshwar Pujara was born as Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara on 25 January 1988, in Rajkot, Gujarat. He has done his schooling in Lal Bahadur Shastri Vidyalaya, Virani High School and RM Chhaya High School, Rajkot. He completed his graduation in BBA by correspondence. He is very much passionate towards cricket. As a young kid in the Under-14s, he had a triple century under his belt. In the Under-19s, he scored a double century against England. He has started his career in cricket in the year 2005 and he again got a big break in 2006, when he won the Man of the Series honour after scoring close to 350 runs in the under-19 World Cup. He has scored 97 runs against the West Indies in the quarterfinals before scoring 129 runs not out against England in the semifinals, helping India win by a huge margin of 234 runs. In 2013, at the age of only 25, Pujara became only the ninth batsman to score three career first-class triple-centuries. He also holds a record of scoring three triple centuries within a span of one month, although only the last of these was in a first-class match.

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Cheteshwar Pujara Height, Age, Net Worth and Biography

Cheteshwar Pujara Biography 
Born Name Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara
Nick NameChintu, Good Boy
Age (as in 2017)29 Years
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Height & Physical Stats
Height in Feet/Inches5’ 10”
Height in Centimeters165 cm
Height in Meters1.65 m
Body Measurements- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
Weight in Kilograms71 kg
Weight in Pounds157 lbs
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 9 October 2010 vs Australia in Bangalore
ODI- 1 August 2013 vs Zimbabwe in Bulawayo
Coach/MentorKarsan Ghavri
Jersey Number#15 (India)
Domestic/State TeamsBoard Presidents XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, West Zone, Mumbai A, Saurashtra, Kings XI Punjab, Derbyshire, Yorkshire
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm legbreak
Nature on fieldCool
Career Turning PointConsistent performances in the longer formats of the game saw Pujara climbing the ladder of success slowly and steadily.
Records/Achievements (main ones)- Second fastest 1,000 test runs by an Indian player.
- In 2013, Pujara scored 2,043 runs at 102.15 in first-class matches, only behind Chris Rogers, who had 2,391 runs to his name.
- Also, in 2013, Pujara became only the ninth batsman to score three career first-class triple-centuries.
- In International Test cricket, Pujara has so far scored 8 tons and 3 double tons.
- Pujara won the Man of the Series trophy after scoring close to 350 runs in the under-19 World Cup in 2006.
- During Australia's 2017 tour of India, Pujara became the first Indian to face 500+ balls in an innings, breaking the previous record of 495 balls held by 'the wall' Rahul Dravid. Notably, Pujara stayed over 10 hours at crease and scored his third double century (202) off 525 balls.
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 January 1988
Age (as in 2017)29 Years
Birth PlaceRajkot, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquarius
Profile ImageCheteshwar Pujara photo
SchoolLal Bahadur Shastri Vidyalaya, Rajkot, Gujarat
RM Chhaya High School, Rajkot, Gujarat
UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Business Administration (BBA) through correspondence
Father nameArvind Pujara, Former cricketer
Mother nameLate Reena Pujara (Died 2005)
Brother nameNot Known
Sister nameNot Known
ControversiesNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Wife namePuja Pabari
Marriage Date13 February 2013
Children N/A
Affairs WithNot Known
Ex-GirlfriendsNot Known
Girlfriends NameNot Known
Favourite & Hobbies
HobbiesListening to old music, watching movies
Favourite BatsmanSachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Ricky Ponting
Favourite ColorNot Known
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Johnny Depp
Favourite ActressCape Town
Favourite SingerLata Mangeshkar
Favorite Shot Behind-Cut
Net Worth & Salary (approx.)
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known
Contact Address
AddressRajkot, Gujarat, India
Phone/Mobile NumberNot known
Social Media ProfileFacebook
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