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Cheteshwar Pujara to play for County side Gloucestershire

by Saurabh Sharma Feb 19, 2020 • 18:11 PM

London, Feb 19:  Indian Test star Cheteshwar Pujara will be playing County cricket for Gloucestershire, the club announced on Wednesday. Pujara will be playing the first six matches of the County Championship from April 12 to May 22.

"I am really excited to get the opportunity to represent Gloucestershire this season. The Club has a rich cricketing history, and this is a great opportunity to be a part of it and contribute to its success," said Pujara.

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"I am grateful to the Club for giving me this opportunity and cannot wait to get to Bristol to meet my teammates and score some runs. I have really enjoyed the experience of coming over to the UK and playing county cricket over the last few years and I am looking forward to building on that whilst continuing to improve my game."

Pujara has previously played in England for Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire in the County Championship. He is the first Indian player to play for Gloucestershire since Javagal Srinath in 1995.