Ind vs Aus: Cheteshwar Pujara has a golden chance… the former veteran’s record will be broken as soon as he scores some runs!

New Delhi: A few days are left for the beginning of the Border Gavaskar Trophy. Both the teams are ready to face each other. The first Test will start in Nagpur from 9 February. Of course, many records will be made and broken in this tournament. Test cricket’s specialist batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will have a golden opportunity to break the record of former Australia captain Michael Clarke in this series.

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has scored 2049 runs in 22 matches in this tournament. During this, 7 centuries and 6 half-centuries have come out of his bat. He is sixth in the list of highest run scorers in Gavaskar Border Trophy. Michael Clarke’s highest score in this tournament has been 329 not out.

Pujara needs so many runs:
Cheteshwar Pujara has 1893 runs in the Gavaskar Trophy. He has played a total of 20 matches in this tournament for India. Pujara will need only 156 runs to break Michael Clarke’s record. If he gets a chance, he can easily complete it.

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List of highest run scorers in Border Gavaskar Trophy:

Sachin Tendulkar: 3162 runs in 34 matches
Ricky Ponting: 2555 runs in 29 matches
VVS Laxman: 2434 runs in 29 matches
Rahul Dravid: 2143 runs in 32 matches
Michael Clarke: 2049 runs in 22 matches
Cheteshwar Pujara: 1893 runs in 20 matches
Matthew Hayden: 1888 runs in 18 matches
Steve Smith: 1742 runs in 14 matches

Tags: Border Gavaskar Trophy, Cheteshwar Pujara, IND vs AUS, Michael Clarke

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