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Ranji Trophy 2022: Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Sussex as he eyes a comeback in the Indian Test team

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Ranji Trophy 2022: Cheteshwar Pujara is all set to play for Sussex – India batter Cheteshwar Pujara will play for Sussex in the upcoming County Championship season 2022. The right-hand batter will be available from April 7.  This news comes as a shot in the arm for India’s Test number three batter, who is fallen off the radar of selectors due to low returns. A good County season will give Pujara confidence and also help him return to the national team. Follow all the live updates on InsideSport.IN.

Ranji Trophy 2022: Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Sussex as he eyes a comeback in the Indian Test team

Pujara is ecstatic to play for Sussex and hopes to contribute well to the County side. “I am excited and honored to be a part of the historic Sussex County Cricket Club for the upcoming season. I do look forward to joining up with the Sussex family soon and being a part of its rich cricketing history.

Over the years I have always enjoyed my time in the UK playing county cricket, so eagerly looking forward to the new stint and hope to contribute to the club’s success.”

Ranji Trophy 2022: Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Sussex as he eyes a comeback in the Indian Test team

Ranji Trophy 2022: Cheteshwar Pujara eager to put on a good show for Sussex

  • This will be Pujara’s second stint in County cricket after playing Nottinghamshire
  • Pujara will be available right from the start to end for Sussex in the 2022 season
  • Pujara will also play Royal London One-day Competition which gives him more opportunities to prove his mettle
  •  Pujara has been signed up as a replacement player for Travis Head
  • The Indian batter’s experience will help young English batters evolve their game.
  • A good performance for Sussex will make Pujara’s case stronger

Keith Greenfield, Performance Director said, “Considering the constantly changing schedules of overseas players and tours, the quality of international players we have secured to represent the club across all formats is very exciting for all involved.”

Pujara is currently playing Ranji Trophy 2022 for Saurashtra. He will leave for England by end of March.

Ranji Trophy 2022: Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Sussex as he eyes a comeback in the Indian Test team

Follow all the live updates on InsideSport.IN.

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