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Saha gets second chance, but Pant is first choice stumper

DNMUM439644 | 7/22/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :435



Mumbai: Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha returns to the Test squad after missing 14 matches since suffering a series of injuries.
First, a hamstring during the 2018 Cape Town Test ruled him out of the rest of the South Africa series. Then followed a thumb injury during 2018 IPL and then a shoulder injury that required surgery.
Fighting his way back to fitness, Saha could not be denied another opportunity, even though Rishabh Pant has delivered as a Test wicketkeeper-batsman, scoring a century each in England and Australia in Saha’s absence.
“We have an unwritten norm that the established cricketer, when he gets injured, and when he comes back, an opportunity should be given to him,” Prasad said. “So, that’s
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