Cheteshwar Pujara signs up with English county Gloucestershire

Cheteshwar Pujara has signed a short-term deal with the Gloucestershire where he will play six County Championship fixtures for the club.

Cheteshwar Pujara (Reuters Photo)

Cheteshwar Pujara (Reuters Photo)


  • Cheteshwar Pujara signed up by Gloucestershire on Wednesday
  • Pujara will play first six matches of the English County Championship
  • His stint will be from April 12 to May 22

India Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara was on Wednesday signed up by Gloucestershire for the first six matches of the English County Championship.

Pujara is one of the key players in the Indian Test team, providing solidity to the batting line-up with his technique. His stint will be from April 12 to May 22.

“I am really excited to get the opportunity to represent Gloucestershire this season,” Pujara said in a press release issued by the club.

“The club has a rich cricketing history, and this is a great opportunity to be a part of it and contribute to its success.

“I am grateful to the club for giving me this opportunity and cannot wait to get to Bristol to meet my teammates and score some runs. I have really enjoyed the experience of coming over to the UK and playing county cricket over the last few years and I am looking forward to building on that whilst continuing to improve my game.”

The club took into consideration his ability to bat for long periods.

He will bring his experience to a Gloucestershire side, which will be playing in Division One of the County Championship for the first time in over a decade.

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