- Leon thinks that Pujara always flies under the radar despite being a top contributor to Indian cricket.
- Pujara has scored 124 runs at an average of .473 in four matches, while India have visited Australia on 25/7.
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Pujara has played 77 Tests for India and scored 5 runs at an average of 0.67 and during the tour of Australia to India on 2018-2014. Was in great form on the tour. On that tour, Pujara scored three centuries and scored 521 runs from seven matches to help India win the historic 2-1 series.
In an interview with ESPNcricinfo, Leon called Pujara a “new wall” and claimed that the Indian batsman adapted his style to fit his style.
“I think when you look at the Indian side, Pujara flies a little under the radar. Obviously you look at Rahan and Virat and these guys. But Pujara should be a wall. He should talk about my new wall. He adapted his game,” Leon. Said.
Earlier this year, if the threat of coronavirus went down, India would have to deal with Australia in a four-match test series, and Lyon claimed that Australia would have to make some new plans to keep Pujara quiet.
“He obviously played his entire back, which was good for India to see but we have to make sure that this summer we come up with a new plan to fight Pujara. Like I said, he flew under the radar. To some extent – he will probably be on the radar this summer. Won’t be flying down, “Leon added.
The coronavirus epidemic has stagnated at cricket events around the world, with the most recent cricket game returning in the third week of March.
As the lockdown period in India has been extended till May 7, it is not yet known when the field has resumed work.
Posted on April 14, 2020, 18:06 IST