Cheteshwar Pujara has set another record in his illustrious career. The batter from Saurashtra has scored 12000 runs and beyond first class cricket in India.
Pujara reached the milestone during the Ranji Trophy match between Saurashtra and Andhra Pradesh. Cheteshwar scored his 48th first class fifty during that game.
Cheteshwar Pujara has had a stellar career in domestic cricket. The Indian number 3 has an average of 60 in first class cricket. He has represented Saurashtra, West Zone and the Rest of India in the domestic formats.
The record holder
Wasim Jaffer leads the pack with 14609 runs in domestic cricket. He has been a faithful servant for Mumbai before moving to Vidarbha at the fag end of his career. Jaffer has 46 centuries to his name, a record for the most centuries by an Indian in domestic cricket. Pujara is behind Wasim Jaffer with 12016 runs to his name in 146 matches. He has the chance to pass the tally of Jaffer and become the highest run scorer in the domestic format.