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Senior Indian batter Cheteshwar Pujara continues his purple patch in the ongoing County Championship Division Two. Playing for Sussex, the 34-year-old India’s Test specialist scored his second double hundred in three matches against Durham on Saturday. His 203 off 334 balls helped his side post 538 runs on the board in reply to Durham’s first innings total of 223.
He left for the UK in search of some runs and open the door for an India comeback. But Cheteshwar Pujara has already done more than that, scoring his second double century for Sussex in the County Championship Division Two on Saturday.
Making his debut for Sussex, Pujara had scored 6 and an unbeaten 201 to help his side draw the match against Derbyshire.
In Sussexs 34-run loss to Worcestershire, he scored 109 in the first innings, followed by 12 in the second essay.
The veteran batter was dropped from the Indian Test team following the series loss in South Africa earlier this year.