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Wriddhiman Saha Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

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Bio
Real NameWriddhiman Saha
NicknamePapali, Pops
ProfessionCricketer (Wicket-Keeper Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutTest- 6 February 2010 vs South Africa in Nagpur
ODI- 28 November 2010 vs New Zealand in Guwahati
T20- N/A
Coach/MentorJayanta Bhowmik
Jersey Number#06 (India)
Domestic/State TeamsBoard Presidents XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Bengal, East Zone, Kings XI Punjab, Mohun Bagan
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Nature on fieldCool
Records/Achievements (main ones)• In November 2010, Wriddhiman Saha was involved in a 417 run stand which, at its time, was the highest partnership for the sixth wicket in Ranji Trophy and the third highest in Indian first-class cricket.
• Wriddhiman Saha scored 362 runs at an average of 32.90 and a strike rate of 145.38 in the seventh installment of IPL. His team KXIP made it to the finals but failed to win the tournament.
• Up until October 2015, Saha has managed 4466 runs at an average of 44.20 in 75 first-class matches In addition, he has 181 catches and 23 stumpings to his name.
Career Turning PointWriddhiman Saha's consistent performances at the inaugural IPL helped him secure a spot in the India A squad.
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 October 1984
Age (as in 2016)32 Years
Birth PlaceSaktigarh, Siliguri, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownSiliguri, West Bengal, India
SchoolSiliguri Boys’ High School, Siliguri, West Bengal
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsCollege Drop-out
FamilyFather- Prashanta Saha (Used to work at West Bengal State Electricity Board)
Mother- Maitrayee Saha
Brother- Anirban Saha
Sister- N/A
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesPlaying video games
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsDebarati (Dated 2007-2011)
WifeDebarati Saha (Married 2011)
Wriddhiman Saha with wife
ChildrenDaughter- Avni (Born 2013)
Wriddhiman Saha with wife Debarati and daughter Anvi
Son- N/A

 Wriddhiman Saha wicketkeeping

Some Lesser Known Facts About Wriddhiman Saha

  • Does Wriddhiman Saha smoke: No
  • Does Wriddhiman Saha drink alcohol: Not Known
  • As a child, Wriddhiman Saha aspired to become an F1 Driver (Car Racer). However, due to his family’s financial problems and lack of awareness of the sport in the country, he had to give-up his dream.
  • Saha then got engrossed in cricket, to the extent that he gave up his college studies to pursue the sport. Part 1 exam of his graduation was the last exam of Saha’s life.
  • Saha’s father, Prasanta, has played both football and cricket in Siliguri leagues but again due to financial issues, he could not continue with his sporting career. His only earning came from a job in West Bengal Electricity Board.
  • Saha was once involved in a 417 run stand which, at its time, was the highest partnership for the sixth wicket in Ranji Trophy and the third highest in Indian first-class cricket.
  • Wriddhiman Saha began his first-class career brightly; becoming only the 15th Bengal player to make a century on debut in the 2007-08 season.
  • Saha began his IPL career with The Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008.
  • His brilliant performance in the inaugural edition of IPL won him a spot in the India A squad.
  • A strong run in the Ranji Trophy in 2009-10, followed by last-minute injuries to VVS Laxman and Rohit Sharma handed Wriddhiman Saha a surprise Test debut, as a specialist batsman, in the home series against South Africa in February 2010. However, he was out for a duck in the first innings of the match.
  • Saha met his wife, Debarati, on the social networking site Orkut, and married her in 2011 after a four-year courtship.
  • Wriddhiman Saha is the first and only cricketer to score a century in an Indian Premier League final (2014).
  • Saha’s wife runs a food joint by the name of Puran Dhaka in Kolkata.

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