Wriddhiman Saha hit 88 on just 18 balls with the help of 10 fours and 8 sixes. It literally rained four and six in the field. (kolkata knight Riders vs Kings Xi punjab IPL 2014 Wriddhiman Saha Hundred on this day)
The 2019 pink ball test between the team of India and Bangladesh was conducted by an Indian veteran. He played the role of Superman in this test. No matter where the ball goes, no matter how fast it comes, no matter how high the ball is, the goalkeeper bows to every ball. After this test, he was compared to many veteran wicketkeepers around the world. Some of you may recall that this same veteran Indian had scored a century in the final match of the Indian Premier League, namely IPL 2014. The last match was played exactly seven years ago today, in June 2014. (kolkata knight Riders vs. Kings Xi punjab IPL 2014 Wriddhiman Saha Hundred on this day)
Rain of four and six in the field of the bat of Saha
This is the name of this veteran hitter from the Indian team Wriddhiman Sahaअंतिम This last IPL game was played between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders. Batting first, Punjab lost 4 wickets and scored 199 runs. Saha hit 115 undefeated 55 balls. He hit 88 with only 18 balls with 10 fours and 8 sixes. It literally rained four and six in the field.
Saha also became the first hitter to score a century in an IPL final. Starter Manan Vohra contributed 67 of 52 balls. He hit six fours and two sixes. Virender Sehwag was able to score 7 runs and Captain George Bailey could only score 1 run.
But Saha’s game is in vain.
After Saha’s aggressive play, Punjab would definitely win the match. But Saha’s performance did not keep up with Manish Pandey’s performance. Manish Pandey hit 94 undefeated with just 50 balls.
He hit 94 of 50 balls with six sixes and seven fours. Yusuf Pathan scored 36 of 22 balls. In the end, Kolkata completed the Punjab challenge with three balls to spare and won the IPL title. Manish Pandey was named Man of the Match for his stormy performance.
Comparison of Saha with Rishabh
Riddhiman Saha and Rishabh Pant, the current goalie-hitter for the India team, are often compared. Although Pant is ahead of Saha in terms of hitting, Saha can beat Pant in ground maintenance. In recent times, Pant has dramatically improved his wicket keeping.