2017 India Tour of Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka Vs India Second Test @ Sinhalese Sports Club Ground ,Colombo Aug 03-07,2017 - Cheteshwar Pujara set to play his 50th Test Match Thursday August 03,2017
Cheteshwar Pujara will play his 50th Test on Thursday when India take on Sri Lanka in the second Test of the three-match series. India lead the series 1-0 and will like to win it in Colombo by winning the second Test.
In 49 Tests thus far, Pujara has scored 3966 runs at an average of 52.18. His close to 4000 runs include 12 hundreds. In the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, Pujara made a brilliant first innings hundred. India won the match by 304 runs and inside four days.
In a tweet marking his 50th Test, Pujara wrote that it has been an amazing journey so far and the next Test match will be a special one for him.
“It’s been an amazing journey so far & I thank each one of you for the constant support. The next one will be very special for me. #50thTest,” he wrote.