The Indian team is currently on a tour of Australia, where they have to play three ODIs, three T20s and four Test matches.
Hamstring injury survivors playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) during the Indian Premier League (IPL) Wriddhiman Saha Has been to Australia despite being injured.
On Wednesday, Saha is seen practicing net with the rest of the team, which is a good sign for him to recover from his injury.
Saha was seen practicing in throwdown
The right-handed batsman Saha batted for some time at the net on Wednesday. He was seen practicing for a long time at Throwdown. However, Saha did not do wicketkeeping during practice.
In the video uploaded by BCCI, the two throwdown experts were not putting full force against Saha as he returned to practice after the injury. In such a situation, the recovery from his injury cannot be clearly predicted.
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Saha’s performance in IPL 2020 was like this
In the recently concluded Indian Premier League, Wriddhiman Saha scored 214 runs in four matches at an average of 71.33. Meanwhile, he hit two half-centuries with a best score of 87 runs at a strike rate of 139.86.
Saha also hit 24 fours and five sixes this season. However, he could not play in the first eliminator and second qualifier due to injury.
Saha will be fit, Ganguly had hoped
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly, had hoped for Saha to be fit before the Test series. Team physio Nitin Patel and Nick Webb are both working on his injury.
Saha, who returned to practice on Wednesday, can prove useful to the team if he is able to recover from his injury soon.
Saha may get priority in Australia
Wriddhiman Saha was not selected in the playing eleven in the Test series against New Zealand earlier this year. The team management relied on Rishabh Pant in both the matches.
Talking about the recent performance, IPL 2020 has been nothing special for Pant, while Saha has done well on limited occasions. In such a situation, the team management may give priority to Saha on the tour of Australia.
Saha and Pant’s test career has been like this
The veteran Saha has so far scored 1,238 runs in 37 Tests at an average of 30.19, while the young Pant has scored 814 runs in 13 Tests at an average of 38.76. Saha has also done 92 catches and 11 stumpings.
Saha has also scored three centuries and five half-centuries in his Test career. Pant, on the other hand, has two centuries and two half-centuries to his name.