BCCI Contract Row: Indian cricketer enraged

Ishan Kishan-Shreyas Iyer BCCI Contract Row:

 Wriddhiman Saha on Thursday said that if a cricketer does not want to play in domestic cricket then nothing can be 'forced', however he Said that domestic cricket is the base and every player should give it enough importance to move ahead.

Saha's reaction came after Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer were left out of the list of centrally contracted players for the 2023-24 season on Wednesday, with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) saying in a statement that Ishan and Iyer's names were under consideration. has not been.

Regarding the exclusion of Ishan and Iyer, Saha said, "This is the decision of BCCI and the individual decision of the players concerned."

You cannot force anything.

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Both these players were part of the Indian team till recently.

Both were also part of the team in the 50-over World Cup last year, Ishan was last part of the Test team during India's tour of South Africa in December, while Iyer played the first two Tests of the ongoing series against England.

Giving his example, Saha said that a cricketer should give equal importance to every match.

He said, “Whenever I am fit I play, even I have played club matches, office matches, I always take a match as a match, for me all matches are equal. If every player thinks like this then he will only prosper in his career and it will be better for Indian cricket too"

Saha said, "I think domestic cricket always has importance because if I talk about Sarfaraz Khan, he has scored a lot of runs in the last four-five years, definitely he has done well." Meanwhile, he described the batting of young wicketkeeper batsman Dhruv Jurel as 'excellent'.

Jurel played a brilliant inning of 46 runs on his debut in the third Test and after this he scored 90 and 39 runs in the fourth Test in Ranchi, which earned him the best player of the match award.

He said, "I have never seen him (Jurrell) play in domestic cricket, even in Test matches I have seen highlights of his innings but his batting is fantastic, he won the last Test for the team."