Indian batsman often known to be the test specialist batsman in the Indian test side Cheteshwar Pujara has signed up for English County team Gloucestershire.
Cheteshwar Pujara known for his patient batting will play for the county team for six county games in the start of the season . He would play for the County team from April 12 to May 22.
The county team understands Pujara's ability to bat for long period of time on a tough batting track and is also known to frustrate the bowlers with his soft and elegant technique.
The Indian batsman who is touring New Zealand will look to perform well against the Kiwis and would like to help India win the series and consolidate their position on the top of the ICC Test Championship chart.
Pujara expressed his happiness when he signed up for the county team, "I am really excited to get the opportunity to represent Gloucestershire this season. The Club has a rich cricketing history, and this is a great opportunity to be a part of it and contribute to its success,"
Pujara has played for several other teams as well in the County Championship. The Star Indian Batsman has also played for Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire in the County Championship.
Pujara who made his debut for India in 2010 against Australia has been a regular feature in the test team since Dravid's retirement and has played extremely well in the longest format of the game.
Pujara in his stint with Gloucestershire will play against Yorkshire, Lancashire, Kent, Somerset, Essex and Surrey.
Javagal Srinath was the other Indian who played for Gloucestershire in county cricket where he took 87 wickets in the only season he played in 1995.