‘Life me bas yahi dekhna tha, ab moksh mil jayega’ – Fans react hilariously as Cheteshwar Pujara gets awarded for hitting longest six in Indore Test against AUS

By Daniel S

March 3, 2023

On the second day of the recently-concluded Indore Test, when the entire Indian batting lineup surrendered to Nathan Lyon’s excellence, it was Cheteshwar Pujara who stood strong like a wall between India and an embarrassing defeat by the margin of an innings. The veteran Indian Test specialist played a crucial knock of 59 runs off 142 balls with five boundaries and an amazing six to his name.

Apart from this, something else happened during the post-match presentation of the match that was barely expected with the texture of Pujara’s batting approach in the longest format of the game. When all the awards were being given to the players of Australia’s winnings side, Cheteshwar Pujar, out of nowhere, get an award for his stunning six that ended up as the longest six of the entire third Test.

The fans were also shocked and amused in a single fraction of time after getting this news on the account of Pujara; subsequently, they took to Twitter to come up with some hilarious and interesting reactions to this unexpected brilliance and excellence of Pujara.

Here’s how fans reacted:

Coming back to the current scenario of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia; the visitors have registered their name on the scoreline of the series after winning the third Test by a big margin of 9 wickets. Now, the Indian team’s lead of 2-0 has come to 2-1.

Notably, Rohit Sharma’s men are ought to win this series by an optimum margin of 3-0, 3-1, or 4-0 to secure their place in the final of the Test Championship 2023. But now they have only one scenario left and that is 3-1; so, they have to win the fourth and last of the four-match Test series to make their way into the Test Championship final.

Both teams will play the fourth Test of the series at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad from Thursday, the 9th of March. Following the conclusion of this Test series, India and Australia will lock horns in the three-match ODI series.