Saha could have replaced KS Bharat in WTC Final says Harbhajan Singh

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Harbhajan Singh says  Wriddhiman Saha could have replaced KS Bharat in World Test Championship Final. India has the option of selecting Ishan Kishan or KS Bharat as the keeper of the team.

Harbhajan Singh on Wriddhiman Saha

“No, I don’t think so. KS Bharat has been playing for India now. If it were Wriddhiman Saha, then I would say yes, play him. He has more experience and he’s a better keeper. If KL Rahul was fit, I would’ve played him over KS Bharat as well,” Harbhajan said.

He further added on Saha that

“It is a pretty straightforward call to pick Bharat (over Ishan Kishan). It is really tough to fill the shoes of Rishabh especially in an away series. In the history of entire India cricket, no other wicketkeeper batter has hundreds in England, South Africa and Australia, so it’s very difficult to replace him,” Prasad told PTI.

“You need to have a wicket kepeer who is fit and fine for 100 overs. This is a Test match and we need to think from that aspect. But if you are thinking you can have Ishan Kishan, Bharat has been tried and tested and has played India A in England, so they might end up going with him,” said Prasad, 

Saha, lastly played a test match in Februvary agaist Sri Lanka.

KS Bharat for sure. He is a proper Test match wicket keeper and we saw that against Australia at home, he kept superbly. He has been around for a while and he should get the opportunity,” Sarandeep told PTI on Wednesday.

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