India vs Australia: Tendulkar, Laxman praise Cheteshwar Pujara on Twitter for his ‘gritty’ Adelaide ton

India vs Australia: Tendulkar, Laxman praise Cheteshwar Pujara on Twitter for his ‘gritty’ Adelaide ton

“It was a gritty innings from @cheteshwar1 under the circumstances. Looking forward to many more knocks like this in the series,” Tendulkar wrote on Twitter. It was a gritty innings from @cheteshwar1 under the circumstances. #AUSvIND #FightOfMight pic.twitter.com/MwhPN8BGW3 — Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 6, 2018 One batsman who knows all about playing gritty knocks with his back to the wall is VVS Laxman, who played several such innings during his career and bailed India out of difficult situations. “A display of tremendous resilience , grit and fight from @cheteshwar1 Pujara. India need to bowl well and not let Australia get away with a big lead,” Laxman wrote on Twitter. A display of tremendous resilience , grit and fight from @cheteshwar1 Pujara. India need to bowl well and not let Australia get away with a big lead.#IndvAus — VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) December 6, 2018 Former India opener Virender Sehwag called Pujara a sage because of his ability to concentrate even when wickets are falling all around him. Congrats on a great 💯 👍 — Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) December 6, 2018 Pujara 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 💯 brilliant innings! — Michael Clarke (@MClarke23) December 6, 2018 Former Indian cricketer and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar praised Pujara for his ability to hold back his attacking instincts and go after the bowling only when the need arises, while Aakash Chopra too weighed in on the majestic ton.

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India’s Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot during day one of the first test match between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia, December 6, 2018.(REUTERS)

Cheteshwar Pujara’s grand show of Test batsmanship at Adelaide has brought India out of a precarious situation on the first day of the first Test and that has led to some serious praise for the India number three.

Leading the list of Pujara’s admirers is Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who was all praise for the Saurashtra batsman’s gritty performance. “It was a gritty innings from @cheteshwar1 under the circumstances. Congratulations to you on your brilliant century. Looking forward to many more knocks like this in the series,” Tendulkar wrote on Twitter.

It was a gritty innings from @cheteshwar1 under the circumstances. Congratulations to you on your brilliant century. Looking forward to many more knocks like this in the series. #AUSvIND #FightOfMight pic.twitter.com/MwhPN8BGW3

— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 6, 2018

One batsman who knows all about playing gritty knocks with his back to the wall is VVS Laxman, who played several such innings during his career and bailed India out of difficult situations. Laxman too heaped praise on Pujara. “A display of tremendous resilience , grit and fight from @cheteshwar1 Pujara. A really special innings. India need to bowl well and not let Australia get away with a big…

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