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Would love to play on England county circuit again, says Pujara

05:33 AM May 30, 2019 | Free Press Journal Correspondant

Chennai : India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara enjoyed his county stint with Nottinghamshire and says he would love to play in England again.

“It was great to be associated with Nottinghamshire. I enjoyed playing on wickets in England in challenging conditions. Facing fast bowlers/seamers there is a different experience when compared to playing in India. I am happy that I was able to cope well and score runs,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a promotional event here.

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“I would love to play in the English County season again, if and when the chance comes,” he added.

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“During the county stint, I got to spend time with English players Stuart Broad and Samit Patel (who both play for Nottinghamshire) and former England coach Peter Moores. “I discussed playing on different kinds of pitches and learnt about life on the county circuit,” Pujara, who scored 233 runs from five innings, said.

This was his third county stint, after having previously played for Yorkshire and Derbyshire. With a tour of Sri Lanka line later this month, Pujara recalled the series in 2015 when India won 2-1 after losing a closely contested first Test and said the century in the final Test at Colombo was a career-defining one for him.

The Saurashtra right-hander had been on the reserves and got a call-up for the third Test due to injuries to Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan.

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