First-class stint helped me return to form and make a comeback in India: Cheteshwar Pujara Cricket News – Times of India

Leicester: Cheteshwar, India’s star batsman priest Said his first-class tenure Ranji Trophy And the county championship helped him find his lost rhythm and return to the national team.
The 34-year-old Pujara, who was ruled out of India’s home Test series against Sri Lanka earlier this year, returned to the national team for the fifth Test against them. England After scoring 720 runs in just 5 matches with an excellent average of 120 runs Sussex,
In the Ranji Trophy, Pujara hit 91 off 83 balls against Mumbai, scoring four centuries, including two double centuries, for Sussex in the Division Two County Championship.
“It’s about playing more and more first-class games and for me, that experience was very important. Playing when you want to get back in form, when you want to find your rhythm, when you have that concentration.” It is important to have some long innings” Pujara told BCCI TV.

“So, when I was playing for Sussex, I could do that. When I played my first big innings against Derby, I felt my rhythm back, my concentration and everything was fine. Yes, I had a great time with the Sussexes,” he said.
Pujara said that he is confident of doing well in the county matches as he was already in good form in the Ranji Trophy.
Pujara said, “I played three matches for Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy. There also I found my rhythm and I knew I was batting well.”
“It was about getting a big score and so when I had it in my first game, I knew everything was back to normal. (I was) finding my footwork, the back lift coming well. was.”
Pujara with wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pantand fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah And famous krishna Will represent Leicestershire in the four-day warm-up match starting on Thursday.
India will take on England in the rescheduled fifth Test at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham from July 1.