Cheteshwar Pujara Cricket Player Profile, Family, Career, Records and Statistics


Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara is an Indian International cricketer who plays domestic cricket for Saurashtra and test cricket for Indian national team. In test cricket he reached 1000 runs within 11 matches and become one of the fastest batsmen to achieve this record. In Saurashtra he did his debut in 2005 and in 2010 he made his test debut.

Cheteshwar was praised by Indian captain Virat Kohli, that he was such an innocent and honest guy. He was a good spiritual person and he doesn’t even take drinks. In 2020 first class match he records his 50th century in Ranji trophy.

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Cheteshwar Pujara Cricket Player Biography
Cheteshwar Pujara Cricket Player Biography

Indian Cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara Profile:

Full Name  Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara
Nick Name  Chintu, Good boy
Date Of Birth  31 January 1988
Age  32 Years
Birth Place Rajkot, Gujarat, India
Nationality Indian
Playing Role Top order batsman
Batting Style Right handed bat
Bowling Style Right arm leg break
Marital Status Married
Height 165cm
Weight 71KG
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Colour Black
Religion Hinduism
Jersey Number #15

Cheteshwar Pujara Family & Relationships :

Father Name  Arvind Pujara
Mother Name Reena Pujara
Brother Name Bipin Pujara
Spouse Name Puja Pabari
Daughter Name Aditi

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Biography Of Cheteshwar Pujara :

Cheteshwar Pujara Childhood : Cheteshwar was born to Arvind and Reema in Rajkot, Gujarat. His father and his uncle Bipin are already playing for the domestic cricket team Saurashtra for the Ranji Trophy. His parents identified his talent in cricket and he used to do cricket practice with his father. In his 17th age in 2005 his mother died due to cancer.
In 2005 he made his Under 19 test debut. In 2006 he become the highest run scorer in Indian team and become the man of the tournament in 2006 Under 19 World Cup.

Cheteshwar Pujara With Wife Puja Pabari

Cheteshwar Pujara Wife Puja Pabari
Cheteshwar Pujara Wife Puja Pabari

Puja Pabari Wife of Cheteshwar Pujara :

Puja Pabari Wife of Cheteshwar Pujara
Puja Pabari Wife of Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara With Wife and Father Arvind Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara With Wife and Father Arvind Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara With Wife and Father Arvind Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara Early Life :In 2012 he made a century in test match against New Zealand and made his double century against England. In 2013 he made his another double century against Australia and in both these matches he leads India to victory and he become the man of the match.

From 2008 to 2010 he played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL and in the next year he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore through IPL auction. Later because of the injury he got in his knee while playing for Kochi Tuskers Kerala he didn’t participate in the IPL for the next coming years. Because of his low performance in 2014 he was rejected after his six matches that year. In 2015 he was not signed by any IPL teams so he made an agreement with Yorkshire.

Cheteshwar Pujara Played Teams :Board Presidents XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, India, Royal Challengers Bangalore, India A, Rest of India, India B, West Zone, Mumbai A, Saurashtra, Indians, Kings XI Punjab, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Indian Board Presidents XI, India Blue, Nottinghamshire, Zalawad Royals.

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Cheteshwar Pujara Career Information : 

  • Test debut  : On Oct 09, 2010 vs Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium
  • Last Test    : On Feb 29, 2020 vs New Zealand at Hagley Oval
  • ODI debut  : On Aug 01, 2013 vs Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club
  • Last ODI     : On Jun 19, 2014 vs Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium
  • IPL debut   : On Mar 12, 2010 vs Deccan Chargers at Dr DY Patil Sports
  • Last IPL     : On May 03, 2014 vs Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium

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Cheteshwar Pujara Cricketer Profile
Cheteshwar Pujara Cricketer Profile

Cheteshwar Pujara Batting Career

M I RUNS HS AVE SR 100 200 50 4S 6s
Test 77 128 5840 206 48.67 46.19 18 3 25 691 14
ODI 5 5 51 27 10.2 39.23 0 0 0 4 0
IPL 30 22 390 51 20.53 99.74 0 0 1 50 4

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Cheteshwar Pujara Records :

  • Fastest batsman to reach 1000 runs in 11 test matches.
  • In 2013 first class match he scored more than 2000 runs.
  • He was the second fastest Indian player to score 1000 test runs.
  • He was the Indian player to face most balls in test innings.
  • In India he was the third batsman to bat all five of the test match.
  • He was the sixth player to score an century in the first day tournament of outer continent.

Awards Of Cheteshwar Pujara :

  • ICC Emerging cricketer of the year.
  • Arjuna Award.
  • Dilip Sardesai Award.
  • Chairman’s Choice Award.

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Cheteshwar Pujara Cricketer Lifestyle
Cheteshwar Pujara Cricketer Lifestyle

Cheteshwar Pujara on Social Media:

  • INSTAGRAM  : @cheteshwar_pujara
  • TWITTER       : @cheteshwar1
  • FACEBOOK    : @OfficialCheteshwarPujara

Cheteshwar Pujara Hobbies and Favourites :

  • Hobbies                    : Listening to old music and watching movies.
  • Favourite Batsman  : Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravit and Ricky point
  • Favourite Actor        : Amitabh Bachchan , Johnny Deep
  • Favourite Singer      : Lata Mangeshkar
  • Favourite Shot         : Behind Cut

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