Wriddhiman Saha smashes 102 runs in just 20 balls


Nation Next Newsroom | Mar 24, 2018 13:13

Cricketer Wriddhiman Saha, who’s a part of Sunrisers Hyderabad for IPL 2018, smashed a stunning century in just 20 balls for in a T20 match in Kalighat.
Wriddhiman Saha after the match.

Cricketers and fans are gearing up for the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which will start in two weeks. And what better way to prepare than start hitting some runs already! Cricketer Wriddhiman Saha, who’s a part of Sunrisers Hyderabad for IPL 2018, on Saturday, smashed a stunning century in just 20 balls for Mohun Bagan in a T20 match against BNR Recreation Club in the JC Mukherjee Trophy in Kalighat.

Chasing a total of 151 runs, Mohun Bagan finished the match in just seven overs with the help of Saha and opener Subhomay Das (43* runs from 22 balls). In his 20 ball knock, Saha scored 102 runs at a strike rate of a whopping 510 with the help of 14 sixes and four boundaries.

Speaking about the century, Saha after the match, said, “I could feel from the first ball that I was able to hit the ball in the middle and I went for it.” With many terming his century as a world record, Saha said, “Not sure of this being a record, but looking into the IPL, I tried to play different shots and it worked.”

Saha before being acquired by Rs 5 crore by has played for Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in the IPL in the past .