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Wriddhiman Saha
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Wriddhiman Saha

India|Wicketkeeper batter
Wriddhiman Saha

INTL CAREER: 2010 - 2020

Full Name

Wriddhiman Prasanta Saha

Born

October 24, 1984, Shaktigarh

Age

37y 2d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

Playing Role

Wicketkeeper batter

TEAMS

Wriddhiman Prasanta Saha was drafted into the Bengal Ranji side after regular wicketkeeper Deep Dasgupta signed up with the Indian Cricket League. He grabbed the chance with both hands, becoming the 15th Bengal player to score a hundred on Ranji debut. Though he managed only one more fifty in the remaining first-class games of the season, he was signed up by the Kolkata Knight Riders for the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League. He managed 318 runs in five games in the 2009-10 Ranji season and was picked in the squad for the first Test for the home series against South Africa. A last-minute injury to Rohit Sharma handed Saha an unexpected debut in Nagpur - as a batsman.

His second Test appearance - against Australia in Adelaide in January 2012 - was also somewhat accidental, a result of MS Dhoni's suspension due to a slow over rate. In between, Saha played two ODIs against New Zealand, but has mostly been seen as India's reserve wicketkeeper on overseas tours.

Dhoni's retirement from Test cricket after the Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne in 2014 opened the doors for Saha, who had long been an understudy, to firm up his position in the team.

Cricinfo staff May 2014

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test38529125111729.09276145.3035120129211
ODI952411613.665673.210050171
FC120182326321203*42.141313648.1113377775231336
List A1029025276211642.4921912515
T2020417733357712924.842731130.9721832512210830
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test38------------
ODI9------------
FC120------------
List A102------------
T20204------------
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Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATWKDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Sunrisers vs Mumbai21c/0s08-Oct-2021Abu DhabiT20
Sunrisers vs RCB101c/0s06-Oct-2021Abu DhabiT20
Sunrisers vs KKR01c/0s03-Oct-2021Dubai (DSC)T20
Sunrisers vs Super Kings440c/0s30-Sep-2021SharjahT20
Sunrisers vs Royals180c/0s27-Sep-2021Dubai (DSC)T20

Videos



Photos


If it's a wicket you need, you turn to Rashid Khan
Wriddhiman Saha punches on the up
Sandeep Sharma celebrates with Wriddhiman Saha after a key wicket
Ravi Bishnoi celebrates after running out Wriddhiman Saha
Wriddhiman Saha drives through the off side
Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Khaleel Ahmed and Kane Williamson celebrate