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India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara equals Rahul Dravid, completes 5000 Test runs

New Delhi : It was a special performance from Cheteshwar Puiara as he scored a gritty century for India on Day 1 of their first Test match against Australia in Adelaide on Thursday. In the process, Pujara also completed 5000 runs in Test cricket with the help of 16 centuries and 19 fifties.

Pujara took 108 innings to reach the milestone – fifth-fastest by an Indian cricketer along with Rahul Dravid – and it was extra special for him as his innings got the visitors out of a tough spot after losing early wickets.