India Today – India – It took just a call from his national team colleague Ravichandran Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara was convinced that he needed to play an “important game” for his club MRC ‘A’ in Tamil Nadu CA’s first division league.

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  • It took just a call from his national team colleague Ravichandran Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara was convinced that he needed to play an “important game” for his club MRC ‘A’ in Tamil Nadu CA’s first division league.
  • Ashwin told me it was an important game for the club, so I came over to play the match,” Pujara said in a matter-of-fact manner after turning up for MRC”Obviously, I have had a long season and am trying to monitor my workload as well.
  • I am scoring runs even in shorter formats now,” he told reporters here after scoring 162 at No.3 for MRC ‘A’ against Crombest RC in a TNCA First Division match here.
  • The MRC ‘A’ team is led by India Test spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who has played a few matches in the local league this season.
  • The MRC ‘A’ coach M Venkataramana, a former India player, said having Pujara in the team was a good one as it provided him a great experience to handle a high-profile player.


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