Cheteshwar Pujara (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Career & More

Cheteshwar Pujara (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Wife, Salary & More

Cheteshwar Pujara is an amazing Indian cricketer, he is not just an ordinary cricketer. He is a right handed batsman and he bowls right arm leg break. Pujara plays for Saurashtra University and started playing for Chennai Super Kings. 

He has shown incredible performances both in national and international careers. His performances have shocked the spectators and selectors, yet after so many achievements, he still is down to earth.


Real nameCheteshwar Arvind Pujara
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of birth25 January 1988
Age (as in 2021)33 years old
Zodiac signAquarius
Birth placeRajkot, Gujarat, India
FamilyFather: Arvind Pujara
Mother: Reena Pujara 
CasteNot known
Home TownRajkot, Gujarat, India

Birth & Early Life

Cheteshwar Pujara was born on 25 January 1988 in Rajkot, Gujarat, India. His father and uncle both have been Ranji trophy players that inspired him to play the game. His mother passed away when he was 17 years old in 2005.

Education & More

SchoolLal Bahadur Shastri Vidyalaya, Rajkot, Gujarat
RM Chhaya High School, Rajkot, Gujarat
CollegeNot known
QualificationBBA through Correspondence
AwardsArjuna award for Cricket


  • Domestic career-

Pujara made his Under-19 debut in 2005, against England, he scored a tremendous amount of runs to make India win. He was also picked up by the 2006 World Cup, after scoring three fifties in Asia World Cup. He became the highest run-scorer in the tournament and won the man of the match award.

Pujara gave a brilliant performance against Madhya Pradesh for Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium at Rajkot. His performance made Saurashtra qualify for the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy quarter-finals. In 2013, he became the ninth batsman to score three triple centuries in first class. He has so far played exemplarily for his domestic team Saurashtra, scoring to the point when others didn’t do so. 

He became the leading run-scorer for his domestic team in the year 2017-18, helping his team to proceed into the third final in six years. In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy that season, he scored his maiden T20 century. He became the first Saurashtra batsman to do so. 

Pujara was selected by Kolkata knight riders and played the first three seasons for them. In 2011, he was roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore but because of his injury, he stayed out the whole year. He became Virendra Sehwag’s partner opener in 2014, and his average performance made the selectors skip him in 2015.

International career

Pujara made his test debut on 9 October 2010, he didn’t perform well in his debut match. But in the second match of the tournament, he performed exceptionally well. In August 2012, he made a comeback and scored his first-ever test century. 

He was selected for playing test matches against England, his performance was incredible in the first match and he continued to do so in other matches as well. Pujara became the second highest run scorer after the England Captain Alastair Cook. He also became the second fastest cricketer to get 1000 test runs. Because of his amazing performance he was selected for ODI against England. 

His hundred streak never stopped while his colleagues failed to impress the selectors. He silenced all his critics and badmouths with his amazing play.


Playing StyleTop Order Batsman
International debutTest: 09 – 13 October 2010 against Australia
ODI: 01 August 2013 against Zimbabwe
T20I: Not Yet ((Cheteshwar Pujara International Career))
Debut MatchesFirst-class- 2005
List A – 2006
T20s- 2007
IPL- 2008
TeamsIndia, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore,
Kings XI Punjab,
Derbyshire, Yorkshire
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Batting StyleRight-handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight arm leg break
Jersey no.15
Best RecordThe second fastest 1,000 test runs by an Indian player, In International Test cricket, Pujara has so far scored 8 tons and 3 double tons.
Coach/ MentorKarsan Ghavri


IPL Debut Match2010
Years of Played Matches and teamsKolkata knight riders (2008-2010),
Royal Challengers Bangalore (2011-13),
Kings XI Punjab (2014),
Chennai Super Kings (2021)((Pujara CSK))
RecordNot Known
IPL price₹ 5,000,000

Personal Life & More

Cheteshwar Pujara’s father Arvind Pujara was a professional cricketer himself. His mother Reena Pujara passed away when he was 17. 

Marital statusMarried
Marriage Date13 February 2013
WifePuja Pabari
Children Daughter: Aditi Pujara
Girlfriends Not Known
Net worth$2 million
SalaryINR 3 crores

Physical Status & More

Weight71 kg
Body MeasurementsChest: 39 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 11 Inches
Eye colourLight Brown
Hair colourBlack
HobbiesListening to old music, watching movies

Some important facts about Cheteshwar Pujara

  • Cheteshwar Pujara was born in Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
  • He is not only a teetotaler but also a very spiritual person. Virat Kohli once said that he has never met a guy as honest and innocent as Cheteshwar Pujara.
  • Young Pujara would often travel to Mumbai for training purposes during his school vacations. According to his father, “It would serve two purposes – Chintu would get to bat against quality fast bowlers and also have sufficient match practice.”

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