Cheteshwar Pujara equals Ricky Ponting's unique feat in 100th Test, breaks Kumar Sangakkara's record

Sports Tak Staff
February 192023

Cheteshwar Pujara finished the run chase of 115 vs Australia in style with a boundary against Todd Murphy

Cheteshwar Pujara became the second batter after Ricky Ponting to score winning runs in 100th Test

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting scored the winning runs with a boundary against South Africa's Johan Botha at SCG in 2006

Cheteshwar Pujara also became the batter with most runs against a bowler in Test cricket 

Pujara now has 532 runs against Nathan Lyon in Test cricket and is expected to extend the lead with two Tests left in the series

The previous record was held by Sri Lankas Kumar Sangakkara who scored 531 runs against Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal

Currently, only Steve Smith can surpass Pujara as he has scored 520 runs against Stuart Broad

Cheteshwar Pujara remained unbeaten for 31 off 74 deliveries in the run chase after getting out cheaply in first innings

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