The World Test Championship 2023 final of Team India has also begun to be prepared for in addition to the IPL 2023. Only a small number of Team India players were chosen for the WTC Finals, but they will not be participating in the IPL in 2023 with any teams. In the WTC championship game, India will take on Australia.
On the other side, several Australian squad members who are not participating in the IPL are somewhere practising for the World Test Championship final. Cheteshwar Pujara, the great Test specialist for Team India, is not participating in the IPL, but he has suddenly pulled off a brilliant move that is trending heavily on social media.
Cheteshwar Pujara 🤝 Steve Smith
— ICC (@ICC) May 1, 2023
Cheteshwar Pujara and Steve Smith will play together for Sussex in County Championship ahead of the WTC final.
— CricketMAN2 (@ImTanujSingh) May 1, 2023
The BCCI has named the members of the Team India for the World Test Championship, and Cheteshwar Pujara is one of them. While Pujara is not participating in the IPL this season, he is not wasting time and has begun preparing for the WTC final. He now plays county cricket. He is there representing Sussex.
Not only that, but this club will also feature experienced great player Steve Smith from Australia. Additionally, you can catch him somewhere practising for the World Test Championship. Prior to the final match, which will take place in The Over of England, these players are practising on the pitch by playing county. Cheteshwar Pujara is having a fantastic season.
Meanwhile, Cheteshwar Pujara has said about Steve Smith that Smith is a great player and it would be nice to see him with him in the dressing room. Talking to ANI, Cheteshwar Pujara said that I will try to learn something from him. Will have to see how he prepare, he had a lot of experience.
Pujara said that we will share our experiences with each other here, as he knows a lot about the game, it would be good to have his inputs. Cheteshwar Pujara said that he and Steve Smith have never played for the same team but now things will change. He told that he and Steve Smith have played only against each other. It will be very interesting and there will be an attempt to learn something while playing together.