So far in the second Test against England in Chennai (Chennai), most things have happened in favor of the Indian team. On the first day, Rohit Sharma scored an excellent century and then India’s innings ended on 329 runs. At the same time, India also took 4 wickets quickly in England’s innings. In such a situation where Team India is looking in good condition, news of concern has also come from the field. Cheteshwar Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara), the most trusted batsman of the team, has suffered a finger injury, due to which he did not go for fielding in the England innings. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a statement saying that he will not take the field on the second day.
Having suffered several attacks on his body during the tour of Australia, Pujara was not relieved even when he returned to the country and he got injured once again on the first day of the Chennai Test. During the batting on the first day of the match, England fast bowler Alli Stone got the ball in his hand, due to which he got injured. However, Pujara played his innings, but then he could not get down for fielding on the second day. In place of Pujara, Mayank Agarwal has fielded for fielding.
Injury To Pujara’s Right Hand
The BCCI issued a statement on the second day of the match on Sunday 14 February, saying that Pujara will not be able to get on the field for fielding. In his statement, the BCCI said, “According to the Cricket Board of India (BCCI),” Cheteshwar Pujara suffered an injury to his right hand while batting on the first day of the second Test match against England. Later he felt pain. He will not be fielding today.
Cheteshwar Pujara was hit on his right hand while batting on Day 1 of the second @Paytm Test against England at Chepauk. He felt some pain later. He will not be fielding today. #INDvENG pic.twitter.com/k0KkFOiHVC
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 14, 2021
Brisbane Test Suffered Body Blow
Pujara had suffered 11 balls on his body in the final innings of the recent tour of Australia when India was chasing a score of 329 runs in the fourth and final Test in Brisbane to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. In that match, 33-year-old Pujara played brilliant innings of 56 runs off 211 balls and played an important role in giving India a memorable victory by three wickets.