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After Wriddhiman Saha, Another Former India Wicketkeeper Claims He Was a Victim of Injustice

After Wriddhiman Saha, Another Former India Wicketkeeper Claims He Was a Victim of Injustice

Wriddhiman Saha’s latest revelation concerning his worldwide future appears to have open a can of worms with a former India wicketkeeper-batter now claiming to have been unceremoniously ousted from the staff regardless of being ‘at the pinnacle’ of his profession. Saha lately revealed head coach Rahul Dravid has informed him to contemplate retirement earlier than the veteran was dropped from the upcoming two-match Test sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka at dwelling.

Saha additionally claimed he was given an assurance by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly that so long as he’s on the helm of affairs, the wicketkeeper gained’t have to fret about his place.

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Syed Kirmani, a member of the 1983 World Cup profitable squad, has mentioned like Saha, he too confronted injustice throughout his profession however no person talks about it. “Saha has got tremendous competition around him with all the youngsters performing well in the IPL and other limited-overs matches. He’s obviously very sad, but every cricketer has to go through the ups and downs, right? We don’t know what the selection committee and the team management think about the player. I have also been a victim of injustice, but nobody talks about it,” Kirmani informed SportsKeeda.

Kirmani, who performed 88 Tests and 49 ODIs between 1976 and 1988, claims there was a marketing campaign in opposition to him within the media with unsuitable experiences being revealed to offer an impression he was committing errors on the sphere.

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“I don’t know. I was at the pinnacle of my career around that time. Yet, I was dropped from both the Test and ODI teams for no fault of mine. There was no competition around me. I played 88 Tests and was the saviour of India’s ODI team on many occasions. Do you know, wrong reports were published in the newspapers suggesting that I was performing poorly? While somebody else would drop a catch in the slip cordon, they [the media] would publish my photograph and insinuate that Kirmani had dropped a catch or missed a stumping,” he claimed.

“I’ve at all times been a fighter. My personal state [Karnataka] eliminated me from the staff after I needed to stage a comeback and honour my nation. That’s why I used to be compelled to maneuver to the Railways staff. The then secretary of the Karnataka State Cricket Association [KSCA] mentioned, ‘Oh, so you’re going to the Railways? Let’s see the way you carry out there.’ Is that the way you discuss to a World Cup winner and somebody who has at all times been a staff man?” he added.

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