NEW DELHI: Star India hitter Cheteshwar Pujara hit 22 runs in an over en route to his scintillating 107 of 79 balls for his county side sussex in the Royal London One Day Cup in Birmingham.
However, Pujara’s innings were in vain as Sussex missed four runs while chasing Warwickshire’s 310 for six on Friday.
Pujara, India’s stalwart at bat in Tests, looked ominous as he slammed three fours and a six in the 45th against middle pace Liam Norwell to keep Sussex in pursuit.
Overall, Pujara broke seven fours and two sixes in his innings. He was dismissed at the first ball of the 49th by Oliver Hannon-Dalby as Sussex finished at 306 for seven.

Versatile player Krunal Pandya, who turned up in Warwickshire, played a big part in his side’s victory by fixing his two-ball duck with a three-wicket shot.
Pandya took the wickets of Ali Orr (81), Tom Clark (30) and Delray Rawlins (11) to come back with numbers of 10-0-51-3.
Earlier, Robert Yates hit an 111-ball 114, while Will Rhodes (76) and Michael Burgess (58) cracked the fifties to take Warwickshire to a total of over 300.

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