The BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has little question wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha, presently nursing a double hamstring damage, will probably be match for India’s four-test collection in Australia starting subsequent month.
Saha, thought of technically the perfect wicketkeeper in India, injured each the hamstrings through the Indian Premier League and missed the playoffs within the United Arab Emirates.
The BCCI final week mentioned it will take a late name on Saha’s availability for the tour which begins with the primary of six short-form internationals on November 27 in Sydney.
“I think people don’t know how the BCCI works,” Ganguly advised The Week journal, dismissing criticism of the board’s dealing with of participant accidents.
“The BCCI trainers, physio and Wriddhi himself know that he has two hamstring issues.”
“Wriddhi is travelling to Australia because he will be fit for tests. He is not part of the shorter formats.”
Rishabh Pant is the opposite wicket-keeper in India’s check squad.
Confusion was additionally rife on Rohit Sharma’s hamstring damage which the opener had sustained through the IPL.
Rohit was initially thought of unfit for the Australia tour, however continued to play, main the Mumbai Indians to their report fifth IPL title in Dubai.
He was subsequently introduced again to the check squad.
“Rohit is still 70 per cent (fit),” Ganguly mentioned.
“That is why he is still not picked for the ODIs and T20s Down Under. He has been added to the test squad.”
The four-test collection for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy will start with a day-night match at Adelaide from Dec. 17.
India captain Virat Kohli will miss the final three assessments and return home to attend the beginning of his first youngster