Twitter Reactions: Cheteshwar Pujara rescues India after stunning start from Australia at Adelaide Oval

Cheteshwar Pujara defied Australia’s bowling attack and overcame stifling conditions at the Adelaide Oval with a magnificent century on the opening day of the first Test on Thursday.

India was in danger of being bowled out cheaply after reckless batting in the first two sessions, but Pujara scored 123 runs as the visitors reached stumps at 250 for 9.


The 30-year-old notched his 16th century and also passed 5,000 Test runs. Just before the close of day’s play, Pujara was run out by a direct hit from Pat Cummins to end his 246-ball innings.

Pujara played with the determination and patience lacking from the rest of Indian batsmen. He found a willing support from Ravichandran Ashwin (25) as the pair combined for a 62-run seventh-wicket partnership.

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