Too early to compare Cheteshwar Pujara with Rahul Dravid, says Kapil Dev

While Kapil wants Pujara to carve a space out for himself rather than get compared, Ajay Jadeja is impressed with the youngsters' hunger for runs.

updated: November 16, 2012 19:37 IST
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New Delhi: Former India captain Kapil Dev on Friday heaped praises on double centurion Cheteshwar Pujara but said it was too early to say that the Indian team has found Rahul Dravid's replacement in him.

"He has just started. He has shown great temperament but you cannot compare him with Rahul so early. Let him make his own position in the team and name for himself. It is unfair to put him under pressure and say he is the replacement of so and so," said the 1983 World Cup winning captain.

"Rahul gave 15 years to cricket and then became what he is," added Kapil.

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