Champions Trophy probables: Fitness issue behind Cheteshwar Pujara's omission

It is learnt that the Saurashtra batsman's fitness has not been at its best for the last two Tests against Australia and the selectors will dwell on this aspect vehemently while finally deciding on who travels to England for the Champions Trophy.

updated: April 08, 2013 12:41 IST
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Fitness, and no other reason, is at the heart of Cheteshwar Pujara's exclusion from the Champions Trophy list of probables, MiD DAY learns

The fitness aspect negates talk that Pujara's exclusion was probably due to the fact that he would have to be a part of the India 'A' team to South Africa in June.

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