Published: March 5, 2020 3:14:14 pm
Cheteshwar Pujara shall be again in motion for his state workforce Saurashtra within the upcoming Ranji Trophy 2019-20 final in opposition to Bengal which begins on March 9 in Rajkot.
“Cheteshwar will be back for sure, Ravindra I am not sure,” Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Unadkat stated after his facet’s semi-final win over Gujarat.
“We [Pujara and I] have been constantly in touch, he cares for the team as much as I do. Right now, he is in the flight back from New Zealand and I am sure he will be quite happy once he lands in Mumbai,” ESPNCricinfo quoted Unadkat as saying.
“Having Cheteshwar back will play on their [Bengal’s] mind as well. Whenever he is around, our batting unit plays differently, they have this confidence that there is someone of his calibre in our team. Plus, he does take some sort of pressure off me when there are situations like this.”
However, Ravindra Jadeja’s participation remains to be doubtful.
Wriddhiman Saha was also included in the 16-member Bengal squad for the final. Saha, who was neglected of the taking part in XI within the Tests in New Zealand, will play because the wicketkeeper, whereas Shreevats Goswami stays a specialist batsman.
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