Cheteshwar Pujara-Bio, Age, Stats, Net Worth

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara is an Indian cricketer. Being Right-Handed Batsman in the India national cricket team . At all two Formats Test & ODI .

Born25 January 1988
Height5 ft 11 inch (181 cm)
FatherArvind Pujara
MotherReema Pujara
WifePuja Pabari (m.2013-Present)


Cheteshwar Pujara was born on 25 January 1988, Rajkot, Gujarat, India. His age is around 35 years (2023).


Cheteshwar Pujara was born in Rajkot, Gujarat on 25 January 1988 In a Hindu Lohana Family. His father Arvind and his uncle Bipin were Ranji Trophy players for Saurashtra. 

His father and his mother, Reema Pujara, recognized his talents early and Cheteshwar practised with his father. His mother died in 2005 when he was 17 due to cancer.


Cheteshwar Pujara completed his BBA from J.J Kundalia College.

Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara


Test Career

Pujara was selected for the Indian squad for the 2 match home Test series against Australia in 2010, replacing Yuvraj Singh. He made his debut in the second Test of the series on 9 October 2010 at Bangalore after both Gautam Gambhir and VVS Laxman were down with injuries sustained in the First Test.

While Laxman was off the field injured in the First Test, Pujara took two catches at silly point as a substitute. In his first Test innings, Pujara scored four runs before getting out LBW to Mitchell Jonhson on the third ball he faced.

In the second innings, Pujara was sent in at number three in place of Rahul Dravid in a tactical change by captain MS Dhoni. With India needing 207 runs to win, he made 72 before being bowled by an arm ball from Nathan Hauritz.


In August 2012, he made a comeback into the team and made his first International Test century, 159 against New Zealand at Hyderabad.

He was selected in India’s squad to play four test matches against England . In the first match at Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad he made an unbeaten 206 runs and helped his team to win the match and go 1–0 up in the series.

He was also named man of the match for his inning. He continued his good form when he made another hundred in the second match at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. He not only made big scores in next two matches but end the series as second highest run scorer behind England captain Alastair Cook with 438 runs.

He became the 2nd fastest Indian to get to 1,000 Test runs, during the course of his double hundred against Australia in March 2013, at Hyderabad, where he put on a 370-run record 2nd wicket partnership with Murali Vijay. Only Vinod Kambli was faster.

Test Debut09 October 2010 v Australia (Cap 266)
ODI Debut01 August 2013 v Zimbabwe (Cap 198)
T20I DebutNot Played Yet
Jersey No.16
IPL2011-2013 : Royal Challengers Bangalore
After this he Not Played IPL


In 2014 IPL, Pujara began the season as Virender Sehwag’s opening partner and was left out after the first six matches in which he made 125 runs at an average of just 25 at a strike rate of 100.80. After having not been picked by any franchise for the 2015 IPL season, he signed for Yorkshire.

Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara
Runs Scored 701451390
Batting Average44.410.220.5
Highest Score206*2751
Balls bowled6
Bowling Average
5-Wicket haul0
10-Wicket haul0
Best Bowling0/2

Cheteshwar Pujara Net Worth

According to various online resources the net worth of Cheteshwar Pujara is estimated around $10 million dollars which is 80 crores in Indian Currency.

Social Media and Advertisements

Cheteshwar Pujara has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.

Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara
Net Worth$10 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees80 Crore INR
Monthly Income And Salary2 Crore +
Yearly Income28 Crore +
Income SourceCricket, Advertisement

Social Media of Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 2 million followers combining his Instagram, Twitter .

Cheteshwar Pujara posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.

Cheteshwar Pujara instagram


Cheteshwar Pujara


FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1.What is the net worth of Cheteshwar Pujara in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Cheteshwar Pujara in 80 crores in Indian rupees.

2. How old is Cheteshwar Pujara ?
Ans. Cheteshwar Pujara is 35 years old.

3. Nick name of Cheteshwar Pujara ?
Ans. Nick name of Cheteshwar Pujara is The Wall due to Test match Performance.

4. Which state in Cheteshwar Pujara?
Ans. Cheteshwar Pujara Belongs to Gujarat.



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