Gloucestershire Called Off Deal with Cheteshwar Pujara due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Cheteshwar Pujara was supposed to play with the Gloucestershire team in the next county season and the agreement for this was already done, but now the agreement has been canceled.
Gloucestershire Called Off Deal with Cheteshwar Pujara due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Due to the Corona epidemic, there is no sporting activities are happening all over the world and due to this, Indian Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has suffered a big blow. In fact, Cheteshwar Pujara was supposed to play with the Gloucestershire team in the next county season and the agreement for this was already done, but now the agreement has been canceled. The contract between Pujara and Gloucestershire was for six matches. He was to play the first six matches for this club.

The 31-year-old Pujara has played 77 Test matches for India so far, scoring 5840 runs at an average of 48.66. On behalf of Gloucestershire, it was said that this contract with Pujara has been canceled in view of the crisis of the Corona epidemic. He said, 'Now we will not get a chance to see Cheteshwar Pujara play for Gloucestershire in the 2020 season. As you are aware, no cricket will be played till the end of May 2020. The way the COVID 19 pandemic is spreading all over the world, we have to understand that without cricket it can extend further.'

It is worth noting that earlier it was announced by the England Cricket Board that all types of professional cricket are postponed till 28 May in the country. At the same time, it is a big shock for Pujara as he was going to play for this club for the first time. Pujara has previously played for the England county team Derbyshire, Yorkshire, and Nottinghamshire.

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