India vs Bangladesh: Cheteshwar Pujara breaks 52-year-old batting record

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Team India’s right-handed batsman Cheteshwar Pujara broke a 52-year-old Indian batting record on the first day of the one-off Test against Bangladesh in Hyderabad.


Pujara, now holds the national record of scoring most runs in a single season. The record previously belonged to Chandu Borde, who scored 1604 runs in the 1964-65 season.

When Pujara reached the score of 83, he surpassed Borde by a run and now has 1605 runs in 13 first-class matches he played this season.


Most runs in a first-class season in India
PlayerMatchesInngsRunsHighestAvg100sSeason
C Pujara13211605256*89.1662016-17
Chandu Borde2128160416864.1661964-65
C Pujara1323158535293.2352012-13
Frank Worrell2030156012757.7741950-51
Hanumant Singh13251556213*74.0961966-67

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