Wriddhiman Saha back for Bengal’s Ranji quarter-final vs Jharkhand, Shami’s participation subject to BCCI’s clearance | Cricket News – Times of India


KOLKATA: Three months after refusing to play for Bengal after his India profession ended, veteran stumper Wriddhiman Saha has agreed to play for Bengal within the all-important Ranji Trophy quarter-final in opposition to Jharkhand in Bengaluru from June 6.
The CAB additionally named speedster Mohammed Shami within the squad though his participation will depend upon clearance from the BCCI and head coach Rahul Dravid taking his workload administration under consideration.
Nonetheless it was 37-year-old Saha whose comeback headlined the Bengal squad after he had refused to play pink ball cricket citing “private causes”.
It was apparent that he was dejected after being instructed that he will not be chosen for India once more.
Saha has been in scintillating kind within the IPL scoring 281 runs from eight matches with a strike charge of 123.24 with three scores of fifty plus.
The Abhimanyu Easwaran led squad additionally included Shami’s youthful brother Mohammed Kaif and left-arm spinner Ankit Mishra, who bowled properly on the U-25 stage. He’s the third left-arm spinner after Shahbaz Ahmed and Pradipta Pramanik.
Veteran medium pacer Nilkantha Das has additionally been included and even opener Sudip Gharami, regardless of a season of non-performance has made it to the squad.
Junior state Sports activities Minister Manoj Tiwary can be part of the squad.
Squad: Abhimanyu Easwaran (c), Manoj Tiwary, Wriddhiman Saha, Mohammed Shami, Anustup Majumdar, Sudip Chatterjee, Shahbaz Ahmed, Abhishek Raman, Writtick Chatterjee, Sayan Sekhar Mondal, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep, Ishan Porel, Koushik Ghosh, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Pradipta Pramanik, Karan Lal, Nilkantha Das, Sudip Gharami, Abhishek Porel, Mohammed Kaif and Ankit Mishra.


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