Wriddhiman Saha Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Wriddhiman Saha is an Indian cricketer, batsman, and wicketkeeper who especially plays for Indian international cricket teams and domestic matches of Bengal. Also, he is the first person who scores a century in the Indian premier league finals. Currently, he plays for the sunrises Hyderabad team in the Indian premier league.

Wriddhiman Saha Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Income, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, House, Cars, Records, Awards & Facts

Biography/Wiki

Full Name

Wriddhiman Saha

Nickname

Papali, Pops

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Right Handed

Coach/Mentor

Jayanta Bhowmik

Jersey Number

  • #6 India International Cricket Team
  • #6 Bengal Domestic Cricket Team

Teams

  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Bengal Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Sunrisers Hyderabad (IPL)

Personal Life

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Wriddhiman Saha was born on 24 October 1984 in Saktigarh, Siliguri, West Bengal, India.

Age

He is currently 36 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Hinduism

Hometown

Saktigarh, Siliguri, West Bengal, India

Education

  • School –  
    • Siliguri Boys’ High School, Siliguri, West Bengal
  • College –
    • Not Known
  • Educational Qualification –
    • College Drop-out

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 137 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 38 Inches
  • Waist: 30 Inches
  • Biceps: 12 Inches

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Prashanta Saha (Used to work at West Bengal State Electricity Board)
  • Mother – Maitrayee Saha
Wriddhiman Saha With Mother
  • Siblings – Anirban Saha (Elder, Engineer)

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Wriddhiman Saha dated –
    • Debarati

Marital Status

Married

  • Wife – Romi Saha aka Debarati (Married 2011)
Wriddhiman Saha With Romi Saha
  • Children’s –
    • Daughters – Anvi (born in 2013)
Wriddhiman Saha With His Wife And Daughter

Career

Career Turning Point

Wriddhiman Saha played for under 19 and under 22 Indian cricket teams before the selection of the international Indian cricket team. In 2007 he made his Ranji debut against Assam but can’t able to perform well in this match. After that, he played three one day matches in the deodar trophy. On Ranji 2008 against Hyderabad and scored 111 not out This match is the turning point for Saha. After that, he was selected for the Kolkata night riders team in 2008. Due to his excellent performances in Indian A international matches, he was chosen for the international Indian test cricket team. He made his test debut in February 2010 as a batsman. Still, due to his excellent wicket-keeping skills, he is now a permanent wicketkeeper of the Indian test cricket team After the retirement of MS Dhoni.

Debut

Test Debut

Wriddhiman Saha made his Test debut at Nagpur in 2010 against South Africa, as a batsman. He played in place of Rohit Sharma who got injured. He scored 36 runs in the second inning.

ODI Debut

Wriddhiman Saha made his ODI debut against New Zealand on 28 November 2010 in Guwahati.

T20 Debut

Not Debuted Yet

IPL Debut

Wriddhiman Saha made his IPL debut for Kolkata Knight Riders. Kolkata Knight Riders Buy him Rs 12 Lakh in the auctions of IPL 2008.

Records

  • Number 6 on Most dismissals in a match against South Africa in the cape town stadium on 5th January 2018.
  • He is also on the list of records of Two unbeaten fifties in a match against New Zealand on 30 September at Kolkata stadium.
  • Number 6 on the list of Most catches in a test match by taking 10 catches in a single test match in cape town stadium on 5th January 2018 against South Africa.
  • Number 5 on the list of Most catches by a substitute in a match by performing 4 catches against Australia in Sydney stadium on the date 7th January 2021.

Controversy

  • Wriddhiman Saha gives a controversial comment on Twitter about Rishabh Pant’s gloves athleticism in India vs Australia 4th Test 2021. But fans started supporting Rishabh pant on comments.
  • BCCI asked Wriddhiman Saha to stay away from Ranji trophy matches to prevent injuries. But this leads to some controversial comments on Twitter.
  • In a 2017 test match against Australia, he tangled with Australian cricketer Glenn maxwell, which is sometimes also seen in the Indian premier league when they are playing together for kings ix Punjab.

Wriddhiman Saha Salary And Net worth

Wriddhiman Saha’s salary is Rs. 1.2 crores per year in an Indian cricket team, and he has earned around Rs. 20 crores from Ipl since 2008.

Wriddhiman Saha has an estimated total net worth of Rs. 47 crores (6.7 million dollars) in 2021 and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements, advertisements, and playing cricket.

Wriddhiman Saha’s Overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2021Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 1.20 crore
2020Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 1.20 crore
2019Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 1.20 crore
2018Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 5 crore
2017Kings XI PunjabRs. 2.20 crore
2016Kings XI PunjabRs. 2.20 crore
2015Kings XI PunjabRs. 2.20 crore
2014Kings XI PunjabRs. 2.20 crore
2013Chennai Super KingsRs. 46 lacs
2012Chennai Super KingsRs. 46 lacs
2011Chennai Super KingsRs. 46 lacs
2010Kolkata Knight RidersRs. 12 lacs
2009Kolkata Knight RidersRs. 12 lacs
2008Kolkata Knight RidersRs. 12 lacs
TotalRs. 19.14 crore

Some Lesser Known Facts About Wriddhiman Saha

• Wriddhiman Saha was the 15th Bengal Ranji cricketer who made a century on his debut.

• He is the first person who made a century on the final match of the Indian premier league.

• Due to the injuries of VVS Laxman Saha got an unexpected call for the test cricket against South Africa in February 2010, which was his first test debut.

• Wriddhiman Saha played for Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League before the selection on the Kings XI Punjab team in 2014.