IND vs BAN: Cheteshwar Pujara on Verge of Break Don Bradman’s Record in 2nd Test vs BAN

IND vs BAN: Team India will lock horns with Bangladesh in the second and final game of the two-match test series on Thursday at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. The visitors won the first game by 188 runs and took a 1-0 lead. That win helped India jump to second place in the ongoing World Test Championship table. However, a win in the second test will further firm India’s position.

For India, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, and vice captain Cheteshwar Pujara were the stars in the first game. Kuldeep won “Man of the Match” for his 8 wickets and 40 runs with the bat. Gill scored his first test century and made 110 in the second inning. Meanwhile, Pujara made 90 runs in the first inning and scored an unbeaten 102 off just 130 balls in the second inning of the game.

IND vs BAN: Cheteshwar Pujara on verge of breaking Don Bradman’s record

The second test will be important for the Indian team as they will next face Australia for four tests at home, which will kick off in February. However, for India the form of Virat Kohli and KL Rahul will be another thing to look in the second test. The team would like to see these score runs ahead of the Australian series. Meanwhile, Pujara came back to form in the second game with his fastest test century off 130 balls.

He will now be looking to achieve a big milestone when he come out to bat in the second test. Notably, Cheteshwar Pujara is also the vice captain in the ongoing series. The 34-year-old needs 16 more runs to complete 7,000 career test runs. With this, he will become the 8th Indian after the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar, Virender Sehwag, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli, and VVS Laxman to do.

Apart from this, Pujara needs 12 more runs to go past Don Bradman’s tally of 6996 runs. The veteran Indian batter has 6984 runs in 97 Tests, while Bradman scored 6996 runs in 52 Tests for a brilliant average of 99.96.

How many runs did Don Bradman score in his career?

Bradman scored 6996 runs in 52 Tests for a brilliant average of 99.96 with 29 centuries and 13 fifties

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