Cheteshwar Pujara is top talk of the town because of his surprising return to the Indian Premiere League 2021. Although Pujara gave a power-packed performance in historic the India vs Australia test series, his entry in IPL 2021 was uncertain.
The Indian cricketer was picked by Chennai Super Kings during the 2021 auctions on Thursday. Interestingly, the big news has resulted into a huge meme fest on Twitter because it is indeed a good news for all the cricket lovers out there.
But Pujara is not oblivious to IPL. In fact, he last played in the IPL in 2014 and has overall played 30 matches in the tournament for 390 runs at a strike rate of 99.74 with one half-century. Pujara has now played 64 T20s for 1356 runs at a strike rate of 109.35.
Pujara picked by Chennai Super Kings
On Thursday, Chennai Super Kings decided to pick Pujara for his base price of Rs 50 lakh during the IPL auction 2021.
The cricketer was overwhelmed and he tweeted “Thank you for showing the faith. Look forward!”
Many others were happy by the surprise entry.
Pujara’s entry in IPL 2021 sparks meme fest
Since no one had expected Pujara to get the bid, netizens flooded the social media with memes.
Here are some of the reactions:
Will cricket lovers see blazing performance from Pujara in IPL 2021? Only time will tell!