‘Rahul Dravid Recommended Retirement’: Livid Wriddhiman Saha Slams Crew Administration After Being Dropped From Indian Check Crew


Wriddhiman Saha mentioned Crew India head coach Rahul Dravid had requested him to think about retiring.© BCCI

Veteran wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, who has been dropped from the Indian Check group, on Saturday revealed that the group administration headed by head coach Rahul Dravid had advised him to consider “retirement” as he will not be thought of for choice henceforth. It was reported by PTI on February eight that Wriddhiman has pulled out of Ranji Trophy as he has been advised that he wont’ be chosen in Indian group. “The group administration had advised me that I might not be thought of henceforth. I couldn’t inform this as long as I used to be a part of the India group setup,” an explosive Wriddhiman advised mediapersons on Saturday.

“Even coach Rahul Dravid urged that I take into consideration taking retirement,” he spilled the beans on labeled conversations with head coach.

Wriddhiman additionally hit out at BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, whom he claimed had assured him that he should not fear about his place within the group.


“After I hit an unbeaten 61 taking a pain-killer within the first Check towards New Zealand in Kanpur final November, Dadi (as Sourav was referred to by Bengal gamers) congratulated me over Whatsapp.

“He even talked about that I mustn’t fear about something as long as he’s on the helm of the BCCI. Such a message from the board president actually boosted my confidence. However I failed to grasp why every little thing modified so quick,” he added.

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