WRIDDHIMAN SAHA

  • BCCI asks CAB not to play Wriddhiman Saha in Vijay Hazare trophy November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The Indian cricket board, which Tuesday conveyed to the Cricket Association of Bengal that it should not play wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha - rested for the last two ODIs against Sri Lanka - in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy to keep him fresh for the coming Australia series but later...
  • Lanka series perfect for World Cup preparation, says Kohli November 1, 2014

    Cuttack: Relishing the prospect of leading the side in the the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka, India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said the hastily-planned series would be an exciting one, especially with World Cup spots up for grabs. Terming the series very exciting, Kohli said the Indian team...
  • Wriddhiman Saha almost certain for first ODI against Sri Lanka October 31, 2014

    Cuttack: Uncertainty over the availability of Wriddhiman Saha, who had a split webbing in his right hand, for the first ODI of the five-match series against Sri Lanka seems to be over as the wicket-keeper batsman looked fit ahead of the opener on Sunday. The Bengal wicket-keeper, who impressed during this...
  • I am always confident, says Wriddhiman Saha October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Wriddhiman Saha, who is expected to don the big gloves during India's first three ODIs against Sri Lanka is "feeling good" as he picked up the bat for the first time in a week since sustaining a webbing injury in his right hand during Duleep Trophy semi-final against...
  • I can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Naman Ojha is certainly back in the national selection committee's radar after four centuries in his last five first-class innings, including two double hundreds but he rules out any competition with Wriddhiman Saha for the second wicketkeeper's slot in the Indian team. "I don't think I am competing with...
  • English experience to help Indians in Australia tour: VVS Laxman October 24, 2014

    Kolkata: VVS Laxman on Friday said that the English experience would help the cricketers do well in the gruelling Australia tour that precedes the World Cup. "I'm sure we'll do well in Australia. The reason I believe this because they have got the talent and the potential. You have seen that...
  • South Zone storm into Duleep Trophy final with crushing win over East October 24, 2014

    Lahli: South Zone took just 40 minutes into the third morning to decimate East Zone by an innings and 118 runs en route their entry into Duleep Trophy final on Friday. East's second innings was terminated at 62 for nine with Wriddhiman Saha nursing a bruised thumb not coming out to...
  • CLT20: Punjab beat Cobras by 7 wickets to make it four in a row September 28, 2014

    Mohali: A clinical Kings XI Punjab steamrolled Cape Cobras by seven wickets for their fourth win in a row as they ended their Group B engagements with a flourish in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament on Sunday. With this win, Punjab, who have already qualified for the semi-finals, have finished on...
  • Naman Ojha replaces injured Wriddhiman Saha in India Test squad August 1, 2014

    Southampton: Wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha will replace an injured Wriddhiman Saha in the India squad for remainder of the fivematch Test series in England, the BCCI said on Thursday. "The AllIndia Senior Selection Committee has picked Naman Ojha as his (Saha's) replacement. Ojha will join the squad at the earliest," said...
  • Wriddhiman Saha rates 35run Test knock higher than IPL century June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: He has been the focus of attention after a magnificent hundred in the IPL final but Wriddhiman Saha rates a longforgotten 35run Test knock in Australia higher than his latest feat. "Although the context was completely different but I would rate the innings of 35 in the Adelaide Test...
  • Cricket Association of Bengal to felicitate Wriddhiman Saha June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will felicitate Wriddhiman Saha for his heroic unbeaten century in a losing cause for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL summit clash against Kolkata Knight Riders. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier proposed to invite the Bengal wicketkeeperbatsman for the KKR felicitation,...
  • Manish Pandey's 50ball 94 powers Kolkata to second IPL title June 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Riding on Manish Pandey's brilliant 50ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL title in three years with a 3wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in an exhilarating summit clash of IPL 7 here on Sunday. Pandey, who was the first Indian to score a century in IPL, sent...
  • Wriddhiman Saha had promised me to play a cracking innings: Coach June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Jayanto Bhowmick's voice was choked as he spoke about his favourite ward Wriddhiman Saha's "careerdefining knock" which he felt came at the right time in his career. "It is the best day of my life. Any coach would wait for this particular day when his student does something special....
  • Wriddhiman Saha first to score a century in IPL final June 1, 2014

    Who needs Glenn Maxwell or Virender Sehwag when you have talented Wriddhiman Saha in your team. Former Kolkata Knight Riders player Saha punished his exteam when it mattered the most. His brilliant ton in the IPL 7 final powered Kings XI Punjab to a challenging 199 for 4 against KKR...
  • IPL 7: I enjoyed my batting against Hyderabad, says Saha May 14, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who made a superb 54 to help his side score a thrilling victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL match on Wednesday, said he enjoyed his batting and contribution to the team cause. "We wanted to score the maximum in (first) six overs. We thought...
  • IPL 7: Toporder cameos help Punjab chase down Hyderabad's 205 May 14, 2014

    Wriddhiman Saha, Glenn Maxwell and Manan Vohra played out of their skin to script Kings XI Punjab's sixwicket win after their second successful 200plus chase of the season, which outdid a stunning knock from Sunrisers Hyderabad's wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha. Ojha, promoted up the order as a pinch hitter, responded with...
  • Mumbai Indians open their IPL7 account with win over Kings XI Punjab May 3, 2014

    Mumbai Indians made a happy return to their fortress Wankhede Stadium on Saturday with a fivewicket win over Kings XI Punjab to open their account in IPL 7, thanks to cameos lower down the order to chase down Punjab's 168 with five balls to spare. After opener CM Gautam and Rohit...
  • Tiwary, Saha steer Bengal to win against Jharkhand April 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Manoj Tiwary and Wriddhiman Saha struck fluent half-centuries as Bengal cantered to an eight-wicket win over Jharkhand in their East Zone league match for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament at Eden Gardens on Thursday. Saha was more aggressive among the duo hitting seven boundaries and one six en...
  • Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra crush Bengal to enter final January 20, 2014

    Indore: Wriddhiman Saha's gutsy century went in vain as Maharashtra crushed Bengal by 10 wickets to enter the final of the Ranji Trophy after a gap of two decades. Maharashtra will take on the winner of the other ongoing semifinal between Karnataka and Punjab. Maharashtra last played in the Ranji...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: High on confidence after recording backtoback wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarterfinals from Wednesday, weeks after an ugly 'Mankaded' incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams. After being written off in the league stage, twotime champions Bengal brilliantly...
  • WB selectors name Saha, Tiwary in squad for Ranji quarters January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The selectors on Thursday named Wriddhiman Saha and Manoj Tiwary in Bengal's 17member squad for their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Railways beginning January 8. Tiwary, who is yet to play a match this season after a knee surgery, will have to pass a fitness test in NCA Bangalore on January...
  • Bengal bolstered by return of Saha, await BCCI call on Shami January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal will be bolstered by the return of regular wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha in their grudge Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Railways at the Eden Gardens from January 8 to 12. "He (Saha) is available for the quarters," Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla said on the sidelines of the team's...
  • SA net bowlers are as good as Ranji Trophy bowlers: Wriddhiman Saha November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: No one in this current Indian team knows how it feels to be a 'journeyman cricketer' more than Wriddhiman Saha but he says that facing some quality net bowlers in Australia and South Africa can also be seen as a gain when one doesn't get a chance to...
  • 2nd Unofficial Test: Beuran Hendricks' 2nd five-for sinks India A August 27, 2013

    Pretoria: India A's batting collapsed when it mattered the most as they crashed to a 121-run defeat in the second unofficial Test against South Africa A who rode on seamer Beuran Hendricks' six-wicket haul to level the two-match series 1-1 on Tuesday. The visitors lost despite fighting half-centuries by Ajinkya Rahane...
  • Injured Saha may give way to Vijay: Fleming May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming today said wicketkeeperbatsman Wriddhiman Saha is carrying injuries and his fitness will be assessed before the Pepsi Indian Premier League game against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. "He is carrying a little bit of an injury, so whether...
  • Wriddhiman Saha leads Bengal to win over UP in Syed Mushtaq Ali March 27, 2013

    Indore: Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten 35ball 64 as Bengal defeated Uttar Pradesh by 14 runs for their second successive win in the Super League (Group B) match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament here Wednesday. After scoring 176 for two in their stipulated 20 overs, Bengal restricted Uttar Pradesh...