- Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara, with the best sound batting technique in the entire team, would play a key role coming at number 3 and facing top quality bowling attack in South Africa. He has played a key role in India’s success during 2017, scoring 1140 runs in 11 matches (18 innings) with an average of 67.05. His best score was 202 against Australia.
Pujara has visited South Africa twice in 2010 and 2013. He has played 4 test matches in South Africa scoring 311 runs at an average of 44.42. His best score was 153 in 2013 tour at Johannesburg. He is much-improved batsman today and his experience in British county cricket would back him to contribute vital runs and build long partnerships