Wriddhiman Saha (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography & More

Wriddhiman Saha (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Net worth, Girlfriend, Wife & More

Wriddhiman Saha is an outstanding Indian wicket-keeper who occasionally bats right-handed. He has shown some incredible cricket for his domestic cricket team Bengal. He became the first cricketer to score a century in the Indian premier league final. 

Saha is also the first wicket-keeper to score a century both in domestic as well as international cricket. He plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian premier league.


Real NameWriddhiman Prashant Saha
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth24 October 1984
Age (as in 2021)35 years old
Zodiac SignScorpio
Birth PlaceSaktigarh, Siliguri, West Bengal, India
FamilyFather: Prashanta Saha
Mother: Maitreyi Saha
Brother:  Anirban Saha
CastNot Known
Home TownSaktigarh, Siliguri, West Bengal, India

Birth and Early Life

Wriddhiman Saha was born on 24 October 1984 in Siliguri, West Bengal. He started playing cricket for Bengal at an early age. His passion for cricket increased when he shifted to Kolkata. Jayanta Bhowmick who was his childhood coach insisted on an overall performance of Saha. That is why he has evolved as a cricketer.

Education & More 

SchoolSiliguri Boys’ High School, Siliguri, West Bengal
CollegeNot known
Qualificationcollege dropout
AwardsNot known


  • Domestic career-

Saha played for both Under-19 and Under-22s teams before starting to play for first class cricket. He made his one day debut in Ranji trophy in 2006-07. He has played three games in Deodhar Trophy, and got forward to make his first class debut in 2007-08 against Hyderabad for Bengal. He performed exceptionally well, and that century landed him a contract with IPL for Kolkata knight riders in 2008. 

Saha was named in the Indian A squad in limited three overs, based on his spectacular Indian premier league performance. India A won the series with, he also has a record of making an unbeaten century in domestic cricket.

He played the starting three seasons of Indian premier league for Kolkata knight riders and was roped in by Chennai Super Kings in 2011. In 2014 he was bought by Kings XI Punjab, and played exceptionally for them. In December 2018, Sunrisers Hyderabad roped him in.

  • International career

He made his test debut on 28 January 2010, in the Indian test squad as a reserve wicketkeeper in place of Dinesh Karthik. He wasn’t supposed to play but due to various injuries in the team, he was allowed to play, he didn’t play well and was dropped out of the series. Saha was on the fourth match of the Border Gavaskar trophy in January 2012 and helped Virat Kohli to score a maiden century. 

In 2016, he was selected as a wicketkeeper in place of Dhoni who had retired, in the first test he became the third wicketkeeper to take part in six dismissals. In 2017, he scored a century against Australia, and in 2018 he became the first Indian to take ten catches in a single test. He made his ODI debut in 2014. 


Playing StyleWicket-Keeper Batsman
International DebutTest: Feb 6-9, 2010 against South Africa
ODI: Nov 28, 2010, against New Zealand
T20I: Not yet
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2007
T20, 2007
IPl, 2008
TeamsIndia, All India Electricity Board, Bengal, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rest of India, Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling Style
Jersey no.6
Best RecordHe scored 102 runs off just 20 balls at a strike rate of 510 with 4 fours and 14 sixes in 2018.
Coach/ MentorJayanta Bhowmick


IPL Debut Match2008
Year of Played Matches and TeamsKolkata knight riders (2008-10),
Chennai Super Kings (2011-13),
Kings XI Punjab (2014-2017),
Sunrisers Hyderabad (2018-21)
Recordhis stunning century for Kings XI Punjab in the 2014 finals
IPL Price12, 000,000

Personal Life & More

Saha’s father used to work for West Bengal electricity board, his brother is an Engineer. He married Romi Saha in 2011, and has one daughter.

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date 2011
Wife NameRomi Saha(Born in 2013)
Children Daughter: Anvi Saha
Net worth$6.2 million
SalaryINR 3 crore

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-7”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)62kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown
HobbiesPlaying video games

Some Important Facts About Wriddhiman Saha

  • Wriddhiman Saha was born in Siliguri, West Bengal, India.
  • During childhood, Wriddhiman Saha aspired to become an F1 Driver (Car Racer). But didn’t due to financial problems.
  • Saha’s father, Prasanta, has played both football and cricket in Siliguri leagues but again due to financial issues, he could not continue with his sporting career. 
  • Saha met his wife, Debarati, on the social networking site Orkut, and married her in 2011 after a four-year courtship.

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