Saha, one of the finest of glovesmen ever to have donned the national colours, had damaged both his hamstrings during a short but successful IPL campaign for Sunrisers Hyderabad, in which he scored two match-winning half-centuries.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli to return to India after first Test; Rohit Sharma added to Test squad
Rohit Sharma was included in the Test team on Monday after originally being left out of all three squads announced by the BCCI last month due to a hamstring injury.
Wriddhiman Saha's availability for Australia tour in question as SRH skipper David Warner confirms hamstring injury
Saha had stretched his groin while batting against Delhi Capitals in the second leg of the IPL but then played against Mumbai Indians in the 14th and final round game where he must have picked up a tear while fighting the earlier niggle.
IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB: AB de Villiers vs Rashid Khan and other key battles that may highlight Eliminator
All hopes will be on survival when Virat Kohli-led RCB and David Warner’s SRH meet in the Eliminator, the third version of this particular South Indian derby, on Friday.
Skipper Kohli understands it is not the time to think about past results and what matters from here on is three wins on the trot to lift the IPL title.
IPL 2020: Bowlers, Wriddhiman Saha and David Warner shine as SRH beat MI by ten wickets to seal berth in playoffs
Check out key moments from last game of the league stage between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians
Sunrisers Hyderabad delivered under pressure in a must-win game to crush table toppers Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets and qualify for the playoffs.
IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad steam through to playoffs while Rohit Sharma saga continues to perplex
Wriddhiman Saha's inclusion in place of Jonny Bairstow provided the much-needed balance to SRH which helped them qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs.
IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets to seal playoff spot at expense of KKR
Skipper David Warner (81 not out off 57) and Wriddhiman Saha (58 not out off 44) lit up the last league game of the tournament with an unbeaten 151-run opening stand to chase down the 150-run target in 17.1 overs.
Thanks to their healthy run-rate, a win against Mumbai Indians should be enough to send Sunrisers Hyderabad into the playoffs.
SRH first produced a brilliant bowling effort to restrict a batting-heavy RCB to a modest 120 for seven and then chased down the target in 14.1 overs to zoom to the fourth spot in the standings.
IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore aim to bounce back, seal playoff berth with win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
Going by current standings, RCB are better-placed at No 2 and they need to win one of their remaining two games — against SRH or DC — to make the cut. Even if RCB lose both their matches and stay on 14 points, they can still qualify. But for that, they need favourable results from other games.
IPL 2020: Wriddhiman Saha's groin injury not serious but SRH likely to 'wait and watch' ahead of RCB game
Saha had picked up the niggle during his match-winning innings of 87 off 45 balls against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday and didn't keep wickets with substitute Shreevats Goswami replacing him.
Check out photos from Match 47 of IPL 2020 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals.
IPL 2020: 'Thoroughly enjoyed watching', Sachin Tendulkar, Ravi Shastri praise Wriddhiman Saha's knock against DC
Saha smashed 12 fours and two sixes for SRH in their 88-run victory over Delhi Capitals, showing his hitting skills which have largely gone unnoticed over the years.
IPL 2020: David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha's 107-run opening stand fires SRH to massive 88-run victory over DC
Asked to bat first, splendid knocks by Saha (87), skipper David Warner (66) and Manish Pandey (44) powered Sunrisers to 219 for two.
Brad Hogg picks Rishabh Pant over Wriddhiman Saha as India's Test wicket-keeper, backs KL Rahul for limited-overs
In a video uploaded on his YouTube channel, Hogg did a comparison between Wriddhiman Saha, KL Rahul and Rishab Pant.
Wriddhiman Saha says drills at home, along with father’s support, helping him stay fit during nationwide lockdown
It’s not just Wriddhiman Saha, but his father Prashanta who is also on parental duty, ensuring the India wicketkeeper-batsman’s hand-eye co-ordination remains top-notch.
Pant had scored over 650 runs in 14 matches in that IPL at 52.61 and a strike rate of 158.41 with six half centuries.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Wriddhiman Saha confident Bengal bowlers know how to dismiss Saurashtra’s Cheteshwar Pujara in final
Wriddhiman Saha is confident that Bengal's unheralded bunch of bowlers have seen enough of Cheteshwar Pujara on television to plot his dismissal when they take on Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy final.