featurecricket11 days 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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newscricket16 days 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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newscricket17 days 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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newscricket21 days ago

Wriddhiman Saha doubtful for the Test against Afghanistan

Wriddhiman Saha, who suffered a thumb injury playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in Qualifier 2, is doubtful for the one-off test against Afghanistan. Saha’s injury is being observed by BCCI and if he doesn't recover in time then DInesh Karthik or Parthiv Patel could replace him in the squad.
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newscricket24 days ago

Twitter reacts to Rashid Khan single-handedly taking Sunrisers Hyderabad into the IPL final

It was the Afghan Rashid Khan who had a field day as he followed up his 34 off 10 balls with 3 wickets to guide SRH into the final of the 2018 IPL. SRH fans couldn't hold their emotions as they took on to Twitter to express their joy on the brilliant display by Rashid Khan in a must win game.
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newscricket25 days ago

IPL 2018 | We will play to win without thinking of the consequences, says Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha, who has been out of action in the last few games, asserted that Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to win the game against Kolkata Knight Riders, regardless of what the consequences might be. SRH would be going to face KKR in the Qualifier 2 on the back of four straight losses.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | Wriddhiman Saha to miss CSK clash after failing to recover from shoulder injury

Sunrisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha has been ruled out of today’s match against Chennai Super Kings after he failed to recover from a shoulder injury. Coach Tom Moody has revealed that backup keeper Shreevats Goswami would continue to play in the starting XI for this match as well.
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newscricketa month ago

MSK Prasad feels there was no point in persisting with Rohit Sharma

Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad didn't see any point in persisting with Rohit Sharma and stated that this was the ‘best opportunity’ to get Karun Nair back in the team. Given their excellent performances, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been picked for ODI and T20 against England.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Wriddhiman Saha saves SRH a review with a Dhoni-esque call

Despite being a good keeper in Tests, where he has earned praise for his reflexes and anticipation, Wriddhiman Saha has never really sold himself as MS Dhoni’s replacement. However, the Bengal player made a statement against KXIP after his sharp eye from behind the stumps saved SRH a review.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2018| Team bonding is very good under Kane Williamson, says Wriddhiman Saha

Sunrisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha has admitted that skipper Kane Williamson brings positive vibes to the team and the squad is gelling well under him. He also revealed that opening the innings has been a big plus for him as he can utilize the field restrictions during the powerplay.
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