IPL 7: I can't be like Glenn Maxwell, but can be a Jacques Kallis, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Kings XI Punjab opener Cheteshwar Pujara, who is still adjusting to Twenty20 format, said he is enjoying his role in the team and wants to excel in the T20 format.

updated: April 23, 2014 13:05 IST
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Sharjah: Still finding his feet in the Twenty20 format, Cheteshwar Pujara knows that he cannot be "flamboyant" like some of his Kings XI Punjab teammates in the IPL but the Indian says he is hoping carve a niche for himself by emulating South African legend Jacques Kallis.

Pujara, who opens the innings for Kings XI Punjab, has proven himself as a Test performer but is still adjusting to the much faster T20 cricket. (Scorecard | Highlights | Match report)

"I cannot be flamboyant like (Glenn) Maxwell or (David) Miller, but I can always be a Jacques Kallis who plays proper cricketing shots, but can still score runs at a good strike rate. This is what I am looking for," Pujara told the IPL's official website.

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