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“Embracing Domestic Cricket: Insights from Wriddhiman Saha”

Shreyas Iyer (L) and Ishan Kishan

The article featured on  ‘ndtv’ discusses the remarks made by veteran Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha regarding the exclusion of cricketers Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer from the annual player retainership list for the 2023–24 season. Saha emphasizes the significance of not forcing players into domestic cricket if they are unwilling, stating that players should value domestic cricket as it forms the foundation for their careers. He highlights his own commitment to playing matches at all levels and stresses the importance of every match, regardless of its level. Saha praises the performance of young cricketer Dhruv Jurel and underscores the importance of India’s bench strength for the future of cricket. He urges players to seize every opportunity to play, whether in red-ball or white-ball cricket. Overall, Saha’s comments reflect on the value of domestic cricket in nurturing talent and the need for players to actively participate in all forms of the game.

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