Murali Vijay-Cheteshwar Pujara create partnership record for India in Tests

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Murali Vijay-Cheteshwar Pujara create partnership record for India in Tests


On Friday, Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara became the most successful Indian batting pair in Tests in terms of averages.

The duo stitched a 209-run partnership for the second wicket in the first Test of the 5 match series against England at Rajkot.



Both Pujara and Vijay slammed their respective hundreds on day 3 and also piled up a 100-plus partnership in Tests for the sixth time.

They have partnered each other in 32 innings and accumulated 2,080 runs together at an average of 65.03.

The Vijay-Pujara pair have overtaken legendary Indian partnerships such as Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, who averaged 61.36 as a pair, Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid, who averaged at 60.41 and Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, who averaged at 50.51.