Indian Wicketkeeper Batsman Wriddhiman Saha Will Not Play Duleep Trophy 2023-24 Because He Don’t Want To Occupy Youngster’s Place

Duleep Trophy 2023-24, Wriddhiman Saha: Duleep Trophy 2023-24 will start from 28th June, Wednesday. The Indian domestic season 2023-24 will also begin with this trophy. Indian wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha has refused to be a part of this trophy. A member of the East Zone Selection Committee revealed that Wriddhiman Saha will not play Duleep Trophy this time. There is a great reason behind Saha not playing the trophy.

According to a report in the news agency ‘PTI’, the second Indian wicket-keeper batsman Ishaan Kishan will not be able to be a part of the Duleep Trophy due to the West Indies tour. For this reason, Wriddhiman Saha was approached for the domestic tournament, but Saha refused to play the tournament saying that he would not occupy the place of young players.

A member of the East Zone selection committee said, “Wriddhiman Saha said that the Duleep Trophy is for the Indian contenders. If I never play for India, then there will be no point in stopping a young player from making a place.

Tests and ODIs played for India

Saha has played Test and ODI matches for India. Saha was specially selected for the Test, but now he has been removed from the team’s plan. He played his last Test match in December 2021. At the same time, Saha played the last ODI in November 2014.

Such was the performance in IPL 2023

In the recently passed IPL 2023, 38-year-old Wriddhiman Saha played for Gujarat Titans. In 17 matches of the season, he scored 371 runs at an average of 23.19 and a strike rate of 129.27. In this, he scored 2 half-centuries, in which his high score was 81 runs.

While talking about his overall IPL career, Saha has played 161 matches so far. In 136 innings of these matches, he scored 2798 runs at an average of 24.98 and a strike rate of 128.05. During this, 1 century and 13 half-centuries have come out of his bat.

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