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India vs Leicestershire: Mohammed Shami dismisses Cheteshwar Pujara, hugs him while celebrating

Pujara was dismissed for zero off six balls.

Mohammed Shami dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara in the four-day warm-up match at Leicester. (Photo Source: Twitter/Leicestershire Fox)

India’s fast bowler Mohammed Shami is in better form Cheteshwar Pujara During a four-day warm-up match ahead of the rescheduled fifth Test between India and England at Edgbaston from July 1. The two were up against each other as Pujara is representing Leicestershire County Cricket Club.

Both Shami and Pujara will play for the same team in a week, but on this occasion, Shami was able to deceive the Gujarat batsman who has made a tremendous impact on England soil in the county season.

Mohammed Shami cheated on Cheteshwar Pujara

On the second day of the practice match at Leicester, Shami charged and bowled a fine outside off-stump, which broke down after pitching. Pujara tried to cut it from the off side but failed to connect as the ball took the inside edge of the bat and shattered the stumps. Both Shami and Bharat, celebrated as Pujara, took a long walk in the pavilion. The video was posted by Leicestershire Fox on its official Twitter handle.

Indian captain making a comeback in the four-day match Rohit Sharma Having won the toss, decided to bat first. None of the batsmen could put up much resistance from the visitors as they eventually declared their innings at 246/8. Wicketkeeper-batsman Srikar Bharat scored an unbeaten 70, while Rohit and Virat Kohli could only manage 25 and 33 runs respectively.

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In response, Leicester lost their top-order and reached 110/4. Pujara failed to trouble the scorers as his stay in the middle lasted only six balls. Meanwhile, the Indian team will be looking to take the field ahead of the Edgbaston Test as they look to win their first Test series in England since the 2007-08 season. The series is currently 2-1 in favor of India.

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