Newshub18 :Bengal wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is getting the Bangavibhushan as a reward for his outstanding caree.
West Bengal state government will honor Wriddhiman Saha, the former wicketkeeper of Indian and Bengal teams and currently the mentor and captain of Tripura cricket team, along with East Bengal, Mohun Bagan, Mahamedan at Nazrul Manch on July 25, 3 days later. The year was not going very well for Wriddhiman Sahar. Exclusion from the Indian team, Boria Majumdar controversy, without Bangla, playing well in IPL but not getting a run in the playoffs, etc. the year did not turn out very well for him. But this honor might put some salve on those wounds.
Wriddhiman Saha played 122 first-class matches for Bengal and scored 6423 runs, including 13 centuries and 38 fifties. Moreover, he played 102 ‘List A’ matches and scored 2762 runs with 2 centuries and 19 fifties. He made his debut for the country in Test cricket in February 2010 and in ODI cricket in November 2010 as a reward for his good performance in domestic cricket. He could not play in more than 9 ODI matches. However, Riddhi scored 1353 runs in 40 Test matches.
Besides, Chennai Super Kings have played for Gujarat Titans, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. He holds the record of being the first and only Indian cricketer to score a century in an IPL final in 2014. In this year 2022, he won the IPL for Gujarat Titans. He came into the team in the middle of the season and became the trust of Gujarat Titans in the opening.
A few days ago, the star wicketkeeper Batter left Bengal. Earlier in the year, CAB joint secretary Debbrata Das questioned his responsibility for not playing the Ranji Trophy due to personal reasons. He left Bengal because of that pride. At the last minute CAB bosses and president Abhishek Dalmier sat him down and asked him not to leave Bengal but Wriddhiman said his decision had been made. Wriddhiman Saha has also stated that he has no ego fight with Bengali cricket and has made it clear that he has taken this decision because of disagreement with someone on a personal level. His next destination is Tripura. He will work there as a player and consultant