Wriddhiman Saha controversy finally cleared by Team India coach Rahul Dravid

Wriddhiman Saha controversy finally cleared by Team India coach Rahul Dravid

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21 Feb 2022
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Wriddhiman Saha controversy finally cleared by Team India coach Rahul Dravid

Team India’s wicket-keeper batter Wriddhiman Saha recently was suddenly ignored of the team by the Indian team management for the upcoming Sri Lanka test Series. After this, Wriddhiman Saha has created a ruckus by revealing one after the other about head coach Rahul Dravid to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly.

Now Rahul Dravid has clarified this controversy in front of the media. We can tell you that the doors of Team India are almost closed for wicket-keeper batter Wriddhiman Saha.He has been dropped from Team India for the 2-match Test series against Sri Lanka starting from March 4.

This shocking allegation of Wriddhiman Saha created a ruckus

Saha made big allegations against head coach Rahul Dravid and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. In a conversation with reporters, Saha had said, ‘Coach Rahul Dravid had said that I should think about taking retirement. Whereas Dada (Sourav Ganguly) had said that as long as I am the President of BCCI, you have nothing to worry about. My confidence had increased a lot after hearing these things from the board president.

Now Dravid said this in clarification in front of the media

Now Rahul Dravid has clarified this controversy in front of the media. Rahul Dravid believes the veteran wicket-keeper batter deserved “truth and clarity”. Dravid said the intention behind speaking to Saha was to ensure that he had a clear idea of ​​his position in the team and that he did not regret it.

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Dravid said after India’s 3-0 win in the T20I series against West Indies, ‘I am not hurt. I have great respect for Saha and his achievements and contribution to Indian cricket. My conversation was in this context. I think he deserves truth and clarity.

I constantly interact with players’

Saha has played 40 test matches for India. The 37-year-old wicketkeeper was not picked in the squad for the upcoming series against the series. He is not playing in Ranji Trophy either.

Dravid said that he will continue to have such candid talks with the players whether they like it or not. He said, ‘I do this kind of conversation with the players constantly. I don’t even expect that they will always agree with what I say about the players.

It is natural for the player to be disappointed and hurt.

Dravid said, ‘You can have a hard conversation with the players, it does not mean that you keep things down and do not talk.’ Dravid also said that he has a strategy to talk to the players before selecting the playing 11 adopt. Dravid said, ‘I always believe in such conversations before the selection of playing 11 and am ready to listen to questions as to why a player is not playing. It is natural for a player to be disappointed and hurt.

Wriddhiman Saha made all these allegations

Earlier, Wriddhiman Saha had said about Head Coach Rahul Dravid and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, ‘The team management told me that I will not be selected now. Since I was part of the setup of the Indian team till now, I couldn’t tell about it. Even coach Rahul Dravid had said that I should think of taking retirement. Apart from this, when I scored an unbeaten 61 against New Zealand in the Kanpur Test match with a pain killer, Dada (Sourav Ganguly) praised me a lot.

Rahul Dravid had messaged me on WhatsApp and congratulated me. He even said that as long as I am the President of BCCI. You have nothing to worry about. My confidence had increased a lot after hearing these things from the board president. However, now I do not understand how everything changed so quickly.

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