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Saha parts ways with Bengal after obtaining NOC from CAB

Wriddhiman Saha, the India wicketkeeper, has parted methods with Bengal, the workforce he represented in home cricket, after a public fallout with a state affiliation official. He is now a free agent, having obtained an NOC from the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).

“Mr Wriddhiman Saha came to CAB and in an application to President Avishek Dalmiya sought the NOC from the association,” said an affiliation press launch. “CAB gave concurrence to the request of Mr Saha and provided the NOC to him for playing for another state. CAB also wished him the very best for his future endeavours.”

It started in February, when CAB joint-secretary Debabrata Das issued a press release accusing Saha of giving “all sorts of excuses” to “skip” Ranji Trophy matches. This did not go down effectively Saha, who sought an apology that wasn’t forthcoming.

In May, Saha was picked in Bengal’s squad for the Ranji Trophy knockouts, however he pulled out saying his permission wasn’t sought earlier than naming him within the squad. Saha is believed to have spoken to the CAB officers, who promised him Das’ assertion wasn’t a mirrored image of CAB’s stance.

However, Saha reiterated his stance and stated that in case the dispute couldn’t be resolved, he needed a no-objection certificates to depart the state. With the matter being unresolved two months on, Saha lastly determined to acquire an NOC.

While there are murmurs over Saha probably taking on a job as mentor-cum-player with Tripura, they continue to be in dialogue stage with neither celebration keen to make a remark for the time being. Earlier, Gujarat and Baroda, who had been briefly linked as Saha’s potential groups, had categorically denied initiating talks.

Saha, 37, has performed 122 first-class matches, scoring 6423 runs at a mean of 41.98. So far, he has hit 13 centuries and 38 half-centuries. In his 40-Test profession, he made 1353 runs at a mean simply shy of 30. The house Test sequence in opposition to New Zealand final December was Saha’s most-recent look in India colors.

While his quick worldwide future appears bleak, Saha remains to be contracted to IPL champions Gujarat Titans with whom he had a powerful season, scoring 317 runs in 11 innings at a strike price of 122.39.

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