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 Name||Wriddhiman Prashant Saha|
|Date of Birth||24 October 1984|
|Age (as in 2021)||35 years old|
|Birth Place||Saktigarh, Siliguri, West Bengal, India|
|Family||Father: Prashanta Saha|
Mother: Maitreyi Saha
Brother: Anirban Saha
|Home Town||Saktigarh, 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
|School||Siliguri Boys’ High School, Siliguri, West Bengal|
- 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 Style||Wicket-Keeper Batsman|
|International Debut||Test: Feb 6-9, 2010 against South Africa|
ODI: Nov 28, 2010, against New Zealand
T20I: Not yet
|Debut Matches||Ranji trophy on 2007|
|Teams||India, All India Electricity Board, Bengal, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rest of India, Sunrisers Hyderabad.|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Batsman|
|Best Record||He scored 102 runs off just 20 balls at a strike rate of 510 with 4 fours and 14 sixes in 2018.|
|Coach/ Mentor||Jayanta Bhowmick|
|IPL Debut Match||2008|
|Year of Played Matches and Teams||Kolkata knight riders (2008-10), |
Chennai Super Kings (2011-13),
Kings XI Punjab (2014-2017),
Sunrisers Hyderabad (2018-21)
|Record||his stunning century for Kings XI Punjab in the 2014 finals|
|IPL Price||12, 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.
|Wife Name||Romi Saha(Born in 2013)|
|Children||Daughter: Anvi Saha|
|Net worth||$6.2 million|
|Salary||INR 3 crore|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-7”(In Feet)|
|Hobbies||Playing 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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