Newshub18 :Star wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is going to return to Bengal at the request of Mamata Banerjee?
In early 2022, Bengal star wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha refused to play the Ranji Trophy group stage for Bengal citing some personal problems. Then CAB Joint Secretary Debbrata Das raised questions about his responsibility towards Bengal. The Bengal wicketkeeper did not take it well. So when he was included in Bengal’s initial squad for the Ranji Trophy knock-out phase at the end of the IPL, he made it clear that he would not play for Bengal unless he was apologised. But he was not apologized to. After that, the Bengal wicketkeeper decided to leave Bengal and join Tripura.
He went to CAB on 2nd July and brought permission to field for other states. Abhishek Dalmia on behalf of CAB repeatedly requested him not to leave Bengal, but Riddhi did not want to stay. He has already signed a contract as a player and mentor in the Tripura teamIn the meantime, on July 25, the state government awarded him the
Bangabibhushan honor for his contribution to the sports field of Bengal. After that, Wriddhiman Saha expressed his desire to return to Bengal again if he gets a chance at the request of Mamata Banerjee. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee herself presented this honor to Riddhi on Monday. On stage, Mamata Banerjee and Sports Minister Arup Biswas urged him to consider returning to Bengal. Hearing that, Wriddhiman is now considering returning to Bengal.
It is known that Mamata Banerjee wants to know from Wriddhiman that he will not really play for Bengal! The Bengal wicketkeeper said that he is sure to play for Tripura this year. Then the Chief Minister requested him not to forget Bengal. After that, Wriddhiman said that even if he plays for Bengal this season, he has no objection to be associated with Bengal cricket in the future