Ravichandran Ashwin Remarks Wriddhiman Saha As One Of The Best
India won the second Test match against South Africa in Pune ground. With this, India has registered the victory in the three-match Test series by 2-0 with one to go. The Indian bowlers and batsmen dominated the field. The Proteas was not able to set themselves in the field for a long time and lost the crucial wickets early. But the player who caught the eye of everyone was Wriddhiman Saha.
The superstar in the field was Wriddhiman Saha who has total command in his fielding area. He took wonderful and unbelievable catches to dismiss the South African batsmen. Saha has shown his capability in the field. He was perfectly eyeing the ball and had full control behind the wickets.
On the end of the third day of the second Test match, Ravichandran Ashwin was in full praise of the wicketkeeper-batsman. He opined that Wriddhiman Saha very rarely left any catch in the field and he was perfect wicketkeeper to have in the team.
“It’s a no-brainer to say that Saha is one of the best going around. I have hardly seen him miss anything from the rough and today you saw how he took Rabada’s (missed) cover drive. It just indicates what good set of hands he has got,” said Ashwin.
“Saha has also got great composure too and you can’t really rule him out with the bat either. He has had some handy contributions for the team. He is a great character and great keeper to have in the team,” Ashwin concluded.
Saha, in the Pune Test match, successfully took five catches. On the fourth day, he took the wonderful catch of Faf du Plessis on the ball of Ashwin. It was the thriller catch as the ball slipped multiple times from his hand but finally, it was in Saha’s safe hand.
Rishabh Pant‘s replacement Saha is playing after a long time in the field. He made his Test debut in the team in 2010. He had a long break because he suffered from injuries. Saha has a strong international comeback and has proved himself as one of the best wicketkeepers in the cricket world.
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