Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara
(Indian Cricketer)

Cheteshwar Pujara
Nickname:Chintu, Good Boy
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:NA
Biopic:NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):6’0″
Weight (approx.):71 Kg
Eye Colour:Light Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:No
Personal Life
Date of Birth:25 January 1988
Age (as on 2018):30 years
Birth Place:Rajkot, Gujarat
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Aquarius
Nationality:Indian
School:Lal Bahadur Shastri Vidyalaya (Rajkot), RM Chhaya High School (Rajkot)
College:NA
Educational Qualifications:Bachelor of Bussiness Administration (BBA) through correspondence
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Family
Father:Arvind Pujara (Former Cricketer)

Mother:Late Reena Pujara (Died 2005)
Sister:NA
Brother:NA
Coach/Mentor:Karsan Ghavri
Religion:Hindu
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:India v Australia at Bengaluru, Oct 9-13, 2010
ODI:Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo, Aug 1, 2013
Jersey Number:#15 India
Domestic/State Team:Derbyshire, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Nottinghamshire, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Saurashtra, Yorkshire
Nature on field:Calm
Likes to play against:NA
Records
  • Pujara is the 2nd fastest Indian to get to 1,000 Test runs.
  • Pujara holds the record of most balls faced by an Indian in a test innings: 525.
  • Pujara is one of the nine batsman to score three career first-class triple-centuries. He also holds a record of scoring three triple centuries within a span of one month.
  • Pujara is the third batsman for India, and ninth overall, to bat on all five days of a Test.
Career Turning Point:
  • Strong performances in the First Class cricket got Pujara in the reckoning.
Preferences
Hobbies:Listening to old songs
Favourite Batsmen:Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Ricky Ponting
Favourite Bowlers:NA
Favourite Cricket Ground:Cape Town
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:NA
Favourite Actors:Amitabh Bachchan, Johnny Depp
Favourite Films:NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers:NA
Favourite Destinations:NA
Smoking/Alcohol:No/No
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Married
Affairs/Girlfriends:NA
Wife/Spouse:Puja Pabari

Marriage Date:13 february 2013
Children:NA
Earnings
Net Worth:NA
Grade A BCCI:INR 7 Crore
Awards and recognitions
  • ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2013
Lesser Known Facts
  • Pujara was Man of the Tournament for the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • Pujara’s father Arvind Pujara and uncle Bipin Pujara both played for Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy.
  • In 2014, Pujara was appointed as the ‘brand ambassador’ for the state of Gujarat by the Election Commission.