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Updated on: Jan 25, 2023 | IST

Cheteshwar Pujara, the star batsman of the Indian team, is called the ‘wall’ of Team India after Rahul Dravid. Pujara was born on 25 January 1988

In Indian Test cricket, Rahul Dravid got the name of ‘The Wall’ because of his excellent defence. After his retirement, Cheteshwar Pujara became the next successor of his restraint and defensive batting. The player who can bat for hours without getting tired to win the team and can also eat balls on his body. Today i.e. on January 25, this player is turning 35 years old. (Getty Images)

Pujara has inherited this game.  His grandfather Shivpal Pujara was an excellent leg-spinner, father Arvind and uncle Vipin have played Ranji for Saurashtra.  However, his mother also has a very special role in making Pujara a great batsman.  Although she could never see her son playing for India.  (Getty Images)

Pujara has inherited this game. His grandfather Shivpal Pujara was an excellent leg-spinner, father Arvind and uncle Vipin have played Ranji for Saurashtra. However, his mother also has a very special role in making Pujara a great batsman. Although she could never see her son playing for India. (Getty Images)

When Cheteshwar Pujara had to buy his first bat, his mother did not have much money.  He got his son a bat on loan and repaid the money in instalments.  Pujara did not fit batting pads at a young age, but it is said that mother has a solution to every problem of the child.  Pujara's mother stitched pads for her son with her own hands.  (Getty Images)

When Cheteshwar Pujara had to buy his first bat, his mother did not have much money. He got his son a bat on loan and repaid the money in instalments. Pujara did not fit the batting pads at a young age, but it is said that neither the mother has a solution to every problem of the child. Pujara’s mother stitched pads for her son with her own hands. (Getty Images)

Pujara is known for his slow batting but he has also scored a century in T20.  Pujara scored a century in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019 in just 61 balls.  He did this feat against Railways while playing for Saurashtra.  He became the first batsman to score a century in T20 for his home team.  (Getty Images)

Pujara is known for his slow batting but he has also scored a century in T20. Pujara scored a century in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019 in just 61 balls. He did this feat against Railways while playing for Saurashtra. He became the first batsman to score a century in T20 for his home team. (Getty Images)

Pujara, who made his Test debut for India in 2010, has so far scored 7014 runs in 98 Tests at an average of 44.44.  Meanwhile, he has also scored 19 centuries and 34 half-centuries.  He also has three double centuries in Test cricket.(Getty Images)

Pujara, who made his Test debut for India in 2010, has so far scored 7014 runs in 98 Tests at an average of 44.44. Meanwhile, he has also scored 19 centuries and 34 half-centuries. He also has three double centuries in Test cricket.(Getty Images)

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