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Pujara became 3rd Quickest Indian batsmen to reach 4000 test runs in his 50th Test

Indian middle order batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara entered his name in the list of 4000 test runs club. Pujara made his 50th Test more fertile by achieving the feet of becaming the 3rd joint-fastest Indian batsmen along with Rahul Dravid to reach 4000 test runs in 84 innings. Before the start of the match Pujara required just 34 runs and he achieved the same in 42nd over of the match. Virender Sehwag took 79 innings to achieve the feat while Sunil Gavaskar did it in 82 innings.

Pujara 50th test match. Completes his 4000 test runs

Pujara with his 13th century is still on the crease and looking solid and he will enter the crease on 2nd day to convert his ton into 4th double ton and the other end Rahane is also at 103 not out on the crease.

List of Batsmen within a maximum of 100 innings

Player Opposition Ground Match Date Mat Inns
Don Bradman (AUS) v England Melbourne 01-Jan-37 31 48
Herbert  Sutcliffe (ENG) v Australia Brisbane 10-Feb-33 43 68
Everton  Weekes (WI) v England Leeds 25-Jul-57 42 71
Viv Richards (WI) v Australia Sydney 02-Jan-82 46 71
Jack Hobbs (ENG) v Australia Lord’s 26-Jun-26 45 75
Wally Hammond (ENG) v West Indies Bridgetown 08-Jan-35 47 76
Brain Lara (WI) v Sri Lanka Kingstown 20-Jun-97 45 76
L Hutton (ENG) v West Indies The Oval 12-Aug-50 44 77
Garry Sobers (WI) v England Leeds 25-Jul-63 46 77
Leonard Hayden (AUS) v Zimbabwe Sydney 17-Oct-03 46 77
Virender Sehwag (IND) v West Indies Basseterre 22-Jun-06 48 79
R Harvey (AUS) v India Chennai 19-Oct-56 46 80
Steve Smith (AUS) v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 13-Aug-16 44 80
Sunil Gavaskar (IND) v West Indies Kolkata 29-Dec-78 43 81
KF Barrington (ENG) v Australia The Oval 13-Aug-64 51 82
KP Pietersen (ENG) v India Mohali 19-Dec-08 45 83
Javed Miandad (PAK) v India Bengaluru 14-Sep-83 53 84
Rahul Dravid (IND) v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 29-Aug-01 48 84
David Warner (AUS) v New Zealand Perth 13-Nov-15 45 84
Joe Root (ENG) v Pakistan The Oval 11-Aug-16 46 84
Cheteshwar Pujara (IND) v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 02-Aug-17 50 84
RB Kanhai (WI) v India Kolkata 31-Dec-66 50 86
Sachin Tendulkar (IND) v Sri Lanka Mumbai 03-Dec-97 58 86
Greg Chappell (AUS) v England Nottingham 28-Jul-77 49 87
Younis Khan (PAK) v West Indies Multan 19-Nov-06 49 87
Mohd. Azharuddin (IND) v New Zealand Hamilton 19-Mar-94 62 88
PBH May (ENG) v New Zealand Auckland 14-Mar-59 56 89
ER Dexter (ENG) v South Africa Johannesburg 23-Dec-64 55 89
KD Walters (AUS) v England Adelaide 25-Jan-75 52 89
Mark Taylor (AUS) v South Africa Melbourne 26-Dec-93 50 89
Grame Smith (SA) v India Cape Town 02-Jan-07 51 89
Kane Williamson (NZ) v Australia Christchurch 20-Feb-16 48 89
Virat Kohli (IND) v England Mumbai 08-Dec-16 52 89
RB Simpson (AUS) v India Melbourne 30-Dec-67 51 90
WM Lawry (AUS) v West Indies Melbourne 26-Dec-68 50 90
AI Kallicharran (WI) v Australia Adelaide 26-Jan-80 54 91
CG Greenidge (WI) v England Lord’s 28-Jun-84 54 91
Saeed Anwar (PAK) v Bangladesh Multan 29-Aug-01 55 91
HH Gibbs (SA) v West Indies Cape Town 02-Jan-04 55 91
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) v Australia Colombo (SSC) 24-Mar-04 57 91
DR Martyn (AUS) v England Lord’s 21-Jul-05 57 91
Zaheer Abbas (PAK) v India Hyderabad (Sind) 14-Jan-83 56 92
Yousuf Youhana (PAK) v Australia Sydney 02-Jan-05 56 92
Kumar Sangakkara (SL) v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 26-Mar-06 56 92
TT Samaraweera (SL) v India Colombo (SSC) 26-Jul-10 59 92
MEK Hussey (AUS) v India Mohali 01-Oct-10 53 92
Hashim Amla (SA) v Australia Cape Town 09-Nov-11 52 92
RB Richardson (WI) v Australia Port of Spain 05-Apr-91 55 93
MD Crowe (NZ) v England Christchurch 18-Jan-92 57 93
Andy Flower (ZIM) v South Africa Harare 07-Sep-01 53 93
SM Katich (AUS) v India Mohali 01-Oct-10 53 93
Azhar Ali (PAK) v West Indies Dubai (DSC) 13-Oct-16 50 93
JL Langer (AUS) v England Melbourne 26-Dec-02 58 94
Adam Gilchrist (AUS) v Pakistan Sydney 02-Jan-05 65 94
M Clarke (AUS) v Pakistan Hobart 14-Jan-10 58 94
LRPL Taylor (NZ) v West Indies Wellington 11-Dec-13 52 94
D Compton (ENG) v West Indies Bridgetown 06-Feb-54 56 95
Geff Boycott (ENG) v West Indies The Oval 26-Jul-73 55 95
MJ Slater (AUS) v Pakistan Brisbane 05-Nov-99 54 95
GR Viswanath (INDIA) v England Birmingham 12-Jul-79 53 96
Mark Waugh (AUS) v West Indies Perth 01-Feb-97 60 96
Ricky Ponting (AUS) v England Adelaide 21-Nov-02 61 96
AN Cook (ENG) v Bangladesh Chittagong 12-Mar-10 53 96
Gautam Gambhir (INDIA) v England Nagpur 13-Dec-12 54 96
Angelo Mathews (SL) v New Zealand Hamilton 18-Dec-15 56 96
Collin Cowdrey (ENG) v Australia Melbourne 29-Dec-62 59 97
Allan Border (AUS) v West Indies Georgetown 02-Mar-84 57 99
Mohinder Amarnath (INDIA) v Sri Lanka Nagpur 27-Dec-86 60 99
Mike Atherton (ENG) v South Africa Johannesburg 30-Nov-95 53 99
Michael Vaughan (ENG) v South Africa Centurion 21-Jan-05 55 99
Andrew Strauss (ENG) v India Chennai 11-Dec-08 54 99
Clive Lloyd (WI) v England Leeds 22-Jul-76 57 100
David Gower (ENG) v Pakistan Faisalabad 12-Mar-84 58 100
Misbah-ul-Haq (PAK) v Sri Lanka Pallekele 03-Jul-15 58 100


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