Born on October 24, 1984, Wriddhiman Saha is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and specialist wicket-keeper. Saha has played Test cricket for India and represents Bengal and the Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League. He is also the first cricketer to score a century for the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League finals played against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL-7.
As he was nearing the end of his brief run in the Ranji Trophy, he played three one-day games for the East Zone in the Deodhar Trophy.
Saha made his first-class debut in the 2007-08 Ranji Trophy, against Hyderabad he scored 111 not out, becoming the 15th Bengal player to score a hundred on Ranji debut. Saha also made the East Zone team in the Duleep Trophy in the 2007-08 season.
Saha’s incredible century for Bengal on his Ranji debut, which shot him to fame and was significantly important in landing a contract with IPL for the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008.
Saha played a major part of the tournament – thanks to the 4 foreigners rule and in the process displayed his batting talents besides his athleticism behind the stumps.
Saha was named in the India A squad which played three limited overs match against the Israel Invitational XI, players made the side on the basis of his performances in the Indian Premier League. India A won the series 3-0, Saha scored an unbeaten 85 in the third match in which India chased 235. In the final match of IPL 7 in 2014, Saha scored a century (115 off 55 deliveries).
On 28 January 2010, Saha was included in the Indian Test squad as a reserve wicket-keeper in place of Dinesh Karthik for the upcoming home Test match series against South Africa.
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Questions of this week:
1. Who was top scorer for India in a practice match against Leicestershire in England?
2. For which team Manan Vohra played in IPL-7?
3. Name the Indian shuttler who entered semifinals of the Australian Super Series?
4. How many runs Sahil Bhalwal scored against KTCC in the ongoing Chevrolet Cup 2014?
5. Who is Sudershan Mehta?
Answers of the last week:
1. Suresh Raina 2.Rajasthan Royals 3. Ajinkya Rahane 4. Sandeep 5. J&K’s former Ranji trophy cricketer.
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