Batsman to bat all five days


Not often you see a batsman to bat all five days of the test match and today Cheteshwar Pujara become only third Indian and 9th overall to achieve this unique feat. Interestingly all three Indians made this record at Eden Gardens Kolkata which makes it even interesting.

Here is Complete List:

M Jaisimha v Australia at Kolkata in 1960

G Boycott v Australia at Nottingham in 1977

K Hughes v England at Lord’s in 1980

A Lamb v West Indies at Lord’s in 1984

R Shastri v England at Kolkata in 1984

A Griffith v New Zealand at Hamilton in 1999

A Flintoff v India at Mohali in 2006

A Peterson v New Zealand at Wellington in 2012

C Pujara v Sri Lanka at Kolkata in 2017

Tit Bit: Suranga Lakmal bowled in all five days of 2017 Kolkata test