It was simply unfortunate: Pujara on Tendulkar-like dismissal | Cricket Information

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CHENNAI: Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara‘s dismissal for 73 off the bowling of Dom Bess on the third day of the primary Check in opposition to England on Sunday revived recollections of Sachin Tendulkar‘s dismissal in the course of the first Check of the well-known 2000-01 India-Australia collection.
The fitting-handed Pujara pulled a brief supply from off-spinner Bess however the shot received deflected off the short-leg fielder and popped up straight to quick mid-wicket the place Rory Burns pouched it safely.

Pujara felt that it was the one approach he may have gotten out. “Yeah it was [disappointing]. That’s one thing [about] which I am unable to do a lot as a batsman. It was simply unfortunate. I’d say that. That’s the solely approach I may have gotten out. I used to be batting rather well. The way in which I used to be taking part in my photographs. The way in which I used to be seeing the ball. The whole lot was good,” stated Pujara after the top of the second day’s play.
“That was probably the most unlucky approach, one can think about. So I’m a bit upset. There’s nothing I can do as a batsman. That wasn’t any technical error. I used to be attempting to place that away. It hit the short-leg fielder. So can not help it,” he additional stated.

Again in 2001, within the first Check in Mumbai, Tendulkar was reviving Indian innings after the Sourav Ganguly-led aspect conceded 173 runs within the first innings. India had been near clearing the deficit with simply two wickets down at 154.
Tendulkar, who had are available in at No. 5, was on 65. He pulled a supply from Mark Waugh however the ball deflected off the again of the short-leg similar to Pujara’s and went straight to Ricky Ponting who took it simply.
India collapsed from being 154/2 to 219 all out and misplaced the Check by 10 wickets.

Pujara’s unfortunate dismissal with India at 192, nevertheless, did not instantly set off a fast collapse as they went to stumps on Day three at 257/6. A wicket on the fourth morning may damage India.
India had been earlier lowered to 73 for 4 after a few wickets that appeared to have been thrown away. Requested if India had been too aggressive, Pujara stated, “We simply wished to bat usually. The situations are totally different. Once we are taking part in in India, the scoring price is on the upper aspect and we had been getting free balls.”
“Rishabh (Pant) all the time bats the way in which he bats. He all the time likes to take the bowlers on. Even with Ajinkya (Rahane), the ball was there, it was a full toss. You bought to place these balls away. Sadly it went straight to covers. However in any other case 9 out of 10 occasions you’d have hit that for a 4. That occurs,” he stated.

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