File photo of Redhiman Saha© BCCI
Destroy the experienced India. Redhiman Saha He will join the Tripura team as a player and mentor, an official said on Tuesday. A veteran of 40 Tests, Saha has already received an NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). Kishore Das, joint secretary of the Tripura Cricket Association (TCA), told PTI: “We have talked to Saha and he has agreed to play for the state. He will also serve as a senior team mentor. ” He said the TCA expects Saha, a wicketkeeper-batsman, to sign a contract by July 15.
Das said that if Saha joins the team considering his vast experience in international cricket and domestic circuit, the players will benefit a lot.
“It has not been decided yet whether he will be made the captain of the team. It will be decided later,” the official said.
He is expected to play Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy matches for Tripura.
Saha, who will turn 38 in October, decided to leave Bengal after CAB joint secretary Debabrata ‘Debo’ Das alleged that the experienced keeper was making excuses for the state to skip home matches. ۔
Angry Saha apologized unconditionally to Das, which he did not receive, and when the official was sent to England as the managing manager of the Indian team, he broke the camel’s back. He had said that he would never have any grudge against Bengal and would be ready to serve again in future if needed.
Since making his debut against Hyderabad in 2007, Saha, who was born in Sali Gowdi, has competed in 122 first-class and 102 List A games. He has also played 40 Tests and nine ODIs for India.
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