Pujara played 72 Tests, see who is best in Pujara and Root after 72 matches
Cheteshwar Pujara is considered to be the most prolific batsman in Test cricket in the Indian team. After Rahul Dravid retired, Cheteshwar Pujara has never let him down. His performance in Test cricket has been well appreciated. He has played 72 matches so far in his Test career.
Joe Root's performance in Test cricket has also been amazing. Root is a batsman who hits a half-century in almost all innings. Joe Root has scored over 7000 runs in his Test career. Root is also considered one of the best batsmen of the time. Let us look at the figures of Cheteshwar Pujara and Joe Root and know which of the two is the more dangerous batsman after 72 matches.
Cheteshwar Pujara's stats in Test career
Pujara has played 72 matches so far in his Test career and has batted 121 innings. He has also scored 5631 runs at an average of 49.83. His strike rate is 46.51. Pujara has also scored 18 centuries and 22 half-centuries. His highest score has been 206 runs.
Joe Root's stats after 72 Tests.
Joe Root batted in 131 innings of 72 matches early in his career. He had scored 6102 runs at an average of 51.28. Joe Root had a strike rate of 55.07. Root had also scored 11 centuries and 40 half-centuries. His highest score was 254 runs.
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