Cheteshwar Pujara is again within the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the primary time since 2014, when he was with Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) throughout its run to the ultimate. The M.S. Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings signed Pujara for his base value of Rs 50 lakh.
The 32-year-old, who made his Take a look at debut in 2013 beneath Dhoni, expressed happiness over sharing the dressing room with the World Cup successful captain. “I will likely be enjoying with (MS) Dhoni bhai once more… he was the captain of the Take a look at workforce once I made my debut. I’ve fond reminiscences of enjoying beneath Mahi bhai and stay up for enjoying with him once more,” Pujara mentioned in a video shared by CSK’s twitter deal with.
“It’s nice to be again within the IPL. I’m actually trying ahead to enjoying within the yellow jersey. Speaking in regards to the IPL, it’s a change of mindset from Checks to T20 format. You want to swap gears as early as potential. So, I really feel that it’s the psychological side that modifications shortly. With good preparation, I’m hopeful of doing effectively.”
In an interview with Sportstar in 2019, Pujara had rued lack of opportunties within the IPL. “At any time when I’ve performed the IPL, I didn’t play the entire season. I simply featured in three or 4 video games after which wasn’t a part of the enjoying XI after that,” he had mentioned then. “It is necessary for a participant to get a future to have the ability to higher perceive what must be carried out to achieve the T20 format. Now, with expertise, I understand how to tempo my innings, however as a teenager, some extra (T20) publicity on Indian pitches would have been good.”