Indian cricket has been in controversy for the past few months. Earlier there was a controversy regarding the captaincy of Virat Kohli, now the wicketkeeper batsman has done something similar in the interview of Wriddhiman Saha.
The team was selected for the T20 and Test series to be played against Sri Lanka on Saturday. Saha’s name was not in the Test team, after which one of his interviews surfaced. In this, allegations were made against BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and the team’s chief coater Rahul Dravid.
“When I scored 61 against New Zealand in Kanpur, after that my grandmother (Sourav Ganguly) congratulated me on WhatsApp and said, as long as I am here (BCCI) Till then you will be in the team. This message from the BCCI president boosted my confidence. I can’t understand how things have changed so quickly.”While giving an interview to a newspaper, Saha said,
“I was told by the team management, I will be kept in the team even after this. I could not say all these things before because till now the set up of Team India was part “Talking to PTI, Saha said,
The biggest allegation made by Saha is on Team India coach Rahul Dravid. “Even coach Rahul Dravid had advised me to retire. He said I should think of retiring,” he said.
KS Bharat has been selected as the second wicketkeeper in the squad selected for the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. The leading wicket-keeper is Rishabh Pant and Saha has been left out. Chief selector Chetan Sharma also made it clear that he is looking at Bharat as the wicketkeeper of the future. His performance as a batsman has also been very good.