There’s no doubt he knows what the biggest threats to the turnaround efforts are, but remains captured by party dogma, writes Pieter du Toit.
Showers early. More sun than clouds. Cool.
India's Cheteshwar Pujara believes that the pink ball and the lights played a role in four Bangladesh batsmen being hit on the helmet during the first day-night Test.
A marathon century by Cheteshwar Pujara and a swashbuckling ton from Rishabh Pant all but ended Australia's hopes of saving the series.
A 170-run stand between century-maker Cheteshwar Pujara and captain Virat Kohli put India in a dominant position in the third Test.
India built a 166-run lead over Australia on the third day of an absorbing opening Test in Adelaide.
Cheteshwar Pujara scored a gritty 123 in punishing conditions to claw India back into the opening Test in Adelaide after Australia seized early control with some blistering bowling.
Cheteshwar Pujara's century gave India a narrow lead on the second day of the fourth Test after England off-spinner Moeen Ali took five wickets.
India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane believes Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara's class will come to the surface in the Test series with England.
Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara says the Wanderers wicket for the third Test is one of the toughest he has ever played on.
India, currently the top-ranked side on the Test stage, can go on to be one of the great Test sides in cricket history.
Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara hit sublime centuries to put India in command of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
India's Cheteshwar Pujara has admitted his status as a Test specialist means he fails to bag lucrative endorsements - but said he doesn't care.
Irrepressible Cheteshwar Pujara has stroked his third century of the summer to put India in a commanding position in the decisive fourth and final Test.
India captain Virat Kohli lauded Cheteshwar Pujara for his "belief, grit and determination" after helping the visitors to a 31-run victory against Australia in the first Test.
Cheteshwar Pujara described his century against Australia as "one of my top innings in Test cricket" after helping India recover at the Adelaide Oval.
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara says star spinner Ravi Ashwin has made changes he believes will help him finally enjoy success in Australia.
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara says that he didn't ever feel out of touch during his 16 innings run without a fifty.
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will warm-up for his country's tour to England later this year by playing a stint with Yorkshire in the County Championship.
Indian No 3 Cheteshwar Pujara admits that this South African attack is one of the best he has ever faced in Test cricket.
Cheteshwar Pujara said India are looking to sort out its slip cordon woes ahead of the South Africa series after catches were dropped against Sri Lanka.
Cheteshwar Pujara made a gritty 52 before India were bowled out for 172 on day three of the rain-hit first Test against Sri Lanka.
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