newscricket20 days ago

I have just started the rehab two days back at the NCA, says Wriddhiman Saha

Revealing the status of his injuries, wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha stated that he started the rehab just two days back at the NCA and may take 4 months to heal. Saha had incurred a shoulder injury during the South Africa tour, while his thumb was injured in the late stages of Indian Premier League.
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newscricket20 days ago

In reality, India also didn't have a full strength, says Laxman Sivaramakrishnan

Laxman Sivaramakrishnan has stated that according to him the Indian squad did not have the complete strength to pose a challenge to England as they were missing some key players. He said that the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Wriddhiman Saha probably shifted the favour in England's side.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs England | Dinesh Karthik excited to play Test cricket after "a long time"

Dinesh Karthik, who is set to don the wicket-keeping gloves for India in the England series, has stated that he is excited to play Test cricket after such a long time. He praised Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri for leading the side from the front and stated that the mood in the Indian camp is upbeat.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports: Wriddhiman Saha to undergo surgery; could miss Australia series

According to reports, Wriddhiman Saha will undergo surgery on his shoulder injury and is likely to miss the Australia series later this year. He sustained the shoulder injury in an IPL match as fell twice on his shoulder and then suffered a fracture to his right thumb after being hit by a ball.
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newscricket2 months ago

Wriddhiman Saha to refrain from playing cricket for at least two months due to shoulder injury

Wriddhiman Saha will have to abstain from playing cricket for at least two months due to his shoulder injury. It is still being determined whether his shoulder injury will need a surgery and Saha has been strictly advised not to participate in active cricket till it is safe to do so.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports: Mohammed Shami in contention for a place in Test squad for first three matches

According to reports, Mohammed Shami, who recently passed the Yo-Yo test has been on the Indian selectors' radar for the England tour and is likely to be included in the squad for the first three Tests. Dinesh Karthik looks favorite to replace the injured Wriddhiman Saha in the Test squad.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports: Wriddhiman Saha not likely to recover in time for England Test series

According to reports, Wriddhiman Saha, who suffered a broken thumb during Indian Premier League, has not recovered from his injury yet raising doubts over his inclusion in the squad for England Test series. Saha also had to miss the one-off Test against Afghanistan because of his broken thumb.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Dinesh Karthik vs Wriddhiman Saha - Race to be India’s "consistent" red-ball keeper begins

When Anil Kumble took over the reins of the Indian cricket team ahead of India’s Windies tour in 2016, the team management decided to promote R Ashwin above Wriddhiman Saha, who at that point, had already played 11 Tests and scored 367 runs at 21.58, with two fifties and no hundreds.
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newscricket4 months ago

Wriddhiman Saha to miss Afghanistan test with thumb injury

BCCI confirmed on Saturday afternoon, June 2, that India’s first-choice Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is out of India’s historic Test match against Afghanistan owing to a thumb injury. The injury occurred during Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Qualifier 2 game against Kolkata Knight Riders last month.
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newscricket4 months ago

Dinesh Karthik likely to replace injured Wriddhiman Saha in Afghanistan Test

Dinesh Karthik may get a shot at Test redemption after an injured Wriddhiman Saha looks doubtful for the Afghanistan Test. Karthik had played his last Test way back in 2010 against Bangladesh and has proved his class in the longest format with over 107 half-centuries and 1000 runs to his name.
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