Honorary secretary of the Saurashtra Cricket Association, Niranjan Shah has heaped praise on Cheteshwar Pujara, on the latter receiving ICC honour © IANS (File Photo)
Honorary secretary of the Saurashtra Cricket Association, Niranjan Shah has heaped praise on Cheteshwar Pujara, on the latter receiving ICC honour © IANS (File Photo)

 

Rajkot: Dec 13, 2013

 

Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary and honorary secretary of Saurashtra Cricket Association, Niranjan Shah today hailed India Test batsman, Cheteshwar Pujara for winning the ICC ‘Emerging Cricketer of the Year’ award.

 

“It is a moment of immense pleasure and pride for SCA, as Pujara has been named ICC’s emerging cricketer of the year,” Shah said in a statement.

 

“Pujara is a very focused, talented and devoted cricketer and his enormous talent and dedication will bring many more such achievements and milestones in his career.”

 

Pujara, 25-year-old cricketer from Saurashtra, has become the second fastest Indian to get 1,000 Test runs.

 

He has so far played 15 tests for India, making 1,310 runs at an impressive average of 65.50.

 

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