Had Journalist Apologised, Wouldn't Have Tweeted Again, Says Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha had originally tweeted on Saturday sharing a screenshot of the messages he had received.

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Had Journalist Apologised, Wouldn't Have Tweeted Again, Says Wriddhiman Saha

India’s wicket-keeper batter Wriddhiman Saha said that there had been no message of apology from the journalist who had sent him rude messages on Saturday. Saha, who had shared a screenshot of the messages sent to him on Saturday, had also tweeted to say that he won’t reveal the name of the journalist.

On Monday, reports suggested that the BCCI was going to probe the matter and take necessary action. Saha, reportedly, wasn’t too keen on revealing the name of the journalist to the BCCI either.


In an interview with India Today in Kolkata, Saha said that the BCCI had enquired about who had sent him the messages which seemed to be demanding an interview. The veteran India cricketer said that he had responded to the BCCI’s communication saying that he wasn’t keen on revealing the journalist’s name.

"The second tweet clearly shows that the guy has not apologised. BCCI supported me and asked me for the name, I have not told them the name so far. I have mailed them the entire story," Saha said.

Understandably offended with how he had been spoken to, Saha said that if there was a repeat episode, then he would not hold back.

"Giving the person to think about what he has done and if has any regret, if he does change, then I have to think. Had he apologised I would not have tweeted the second time. Such things happen. My motive is not to draw controversy but tell people that such things happen," Saha added.

While Saha made it clear that he wasn’t going to name the journalist, former India cricketer Virender Sehwag insisted otherwise.

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