Free Press Journal
  • India’s wicketkeeper Saha returns after surgery

    Kolkata : Back to country after undergoing a shoulder surgery in Manchester, wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha says the recovery period seems more difficult than facing fast bowlers. His right hand heavily strapped from below the elbow, Saha returned this morning after his laberal repair surgery at the Arm Clinic in Manchester.

  • Wriddhiman Saha to undergo shoulder surgery in Manchester: BCCI

    New Delhi: Wriddhiman Saha will undergo a surgery on his shoulder in Manchester at the end of July or beginning of August, the BCCI confirmed today amid speculations that the Test wicketkeeper’s problem was compounded by a “bungled” rehabilitation programme at the NCA.

  • Karthik to replace injured Saha for Afghanistan Test

    New Delhi : India’s wicket-batsman batsman Wriddhiman Saha was on Saturday ruled out of the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan after failing to recover from the thumb injury he suffered in this year’s Indian Premier League.

  • India vs Afghanistan: Wriddhiman Saha ruled out of Afghan one-off Test, Dinesh Karthik replace him

    New Delhi: India’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha was today ruled out of the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan after failing to recover from the thumb injury he suffered in this year’s Indian Premier League. The BCCI today named Dinesh Karthik as Saha’s replacement for Afghanistan’s debut Test match to be held in Bengaluru starting June 14.

  • Dinesh Karthik in line to replace Wriddhiman Saha for Afghanistan test

    New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik is likely to get a shot at Test redemption — as a replacement for the injured wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha — for the one-off historic encounter against Afghanistan in Bengaluru from June 14. According to sources close to the selection committee, MSK Prasad and Co are looking at the England tour, where Karthik could make the cut in the longest format also.

  • Injured Saha doubtful for Afghan Test

    New Delhi : In a bid to regain full fitness ahead of India’s historic one-off Test match against Afghanistan next month, injured wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha will see specialist doctors to assess his thumb injury, the BCCI said in a statement on

  • Keen contest on cards as Sunrisers meet KXIP

    Mohali : The unbeaten streak of table-toppers Surisers Hyderabad would be up for a test when they take on third-placed Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in an Indian Premier League contest here today.

  • Opening innings is big plus for me: Saha

    Chandigarh : Test specialist Wriddhiman Saha reckons that opening the batting for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been a big positive for him.

  • More confident after keeping to Rashid Khan, says Saha

    Kolkata : Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha reckons that he has done his confidence a world of good after keeping wickets to highly-rated Afghanistan wrist spinner Rashid Khan in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • In-form SRH stands in way of KKR revival

    Kolkata : On a roll with successive wins, Sunrisers Hyderabad stand in the way of two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders, who would be looking to bring their campaign back on track at home during an Indian Premier League T20 cricket clash here on Saturday.

  • ‘SRH strong enough to replace Warner’

    Kolkata : Wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha on Tuesday said Sunrisers Hyderabad have enough bench strength to replace Australian batsman David Warner, who is facing a lengthy ban from Cricket Australia for his role in the ball tampering scandal.

  • Wriddhiman Saha hits 20-ball century

    Kolkata : Wriddhiman Saha presented another dimension to his batsmanship as he geared for the upcoming Indian Premier League hitting 14 sixes in a 20-ball hundred during a T20 inter-club game.

  • Wriddhiman Saha scores 20-ball century for Mohun Bagan club

    Kolkata: Underlining his potential as a big-hitter day ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL), India’s Test wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha on Saturday bludgeoned an unbeaten 20-ball 102 as his team Mohun Bagan beat B.N.R Recreation Club by 10 wickets in J.C. Mukherjee T-20 local cricket tournament here.

  • Hope Rishabh is groomed properly: Kirmani

    New Delhi : Legendary India wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani believes that young Rishabh Pant should be monitored a bit longer in the domestic arena unlike Parthiv Patel, who suffered after being thrown into the deep end of the pool, when he was barely 17.

  • ‘Kohli & Co showed real potential in ODI series’

    Chennai : Former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani has lauded the manner in which the national cricket team has bounced back after losing the Test series in South Africa, saying the Virat Kohli-led side showcased its real potential and talent in the ODI series triumph.

  • India vs South Africa: Injured Saha out, Karthik roped in for 3rd Test against SA

    Centurion: Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was today ruled out of the third and final Test against South Africa due to a hamstring injury and will be replaced by Dinesh Karthik in the squad. Saha, who is not part of the team playing the ongoing second Test here, picked up the injury while training on January 11. The third and final Test of the series is scheduled to be held in Johannesburg from

  • India claims series, Lanka regains pride

    New Delhi : Sri Lanka’s unheralded youngsters, led by Dhananjaya De Silva, cashed in on the ineffectiveness of Indian spinners, holding on for a draw in the third Test even as the home team collected its ninth successive series victory here. While the win in Nagpur ensured a 1-0 series win for India, it will certainly be a moral victory for a beleaguered Sri Lankan team, which also had to endure physical

  • Team India close in on win

    New Delhi : India hurtled towards their ninth successive series victory as they left Sri Lanka precariously placed at 31 for three and staring at another humiliation in the third and final Test here. The visiting Lankans were set an improbable victory target of 410 to level the three-match series. It will be a miracle if Sri Lanka manage to make it.