"South Africa Tests are still two months away. I am confident that I will get fit much before that. Hopefully, I will be playing Ranji Trophy for Bengal next month to get match fit. Right now, I am in Kolkata doing my rehabilitation. I will be going to Bangalore later to check whether I have fully recovered as I would need physio's clearance," Wriddhiman said.

But the 30-year-old is happy that he has been able to make significant contributions with the bat having scored 60 and 56 in Galle and P Sara Oval during first two Tests.

"Obviously, the twin half-centuries acted as confidence boosters. I am happy that I have played my little part in the team's 2-1 series victory. For me, more than the volume of runs, it is important that in what situation I have scored those runs. When I look back, I feel a bit of satisfaction that I could deliver what Virat (Kohli) wanted from me," said the Bengal glovesman.

For him, the 60 at Galle was a shade better effort than his 56 at P Sara Oval.

"I would rate the Galle innings higher as there was both turn and bounce on that track. Also I had not got a fifty in Tests till then. It was a challenge that I enjoyed. Also I batted with the tail (in both Tests), which demands taking greater responsibility. (Dhammika) Prasad and (Rangana) Herath are class bowlers and doing well against them increases self belief," said the Siliguri lad, who now has 284 runs from 7 Tests.

While he rates Ryan Harris as the "most skillful bowler" that he has faced in his short international career till now, he rates Prasad a close second.

"It's difficult to pick Prasad from the hand as times his grip on the ball is not orthodox. The ball will land on a scrambled seam position and it's difficult to predict if it will come in or move away after pitching. That spell by Prasad in the second Test was really a testing one," assessed Wriddhiman.

Ask him about his trigger movement while batting and the committed front-foot style, Wriddhiman says, "I believe you can have a distinct batting style. The philosophy of this team is to believe in strengths and get the maximum out of it. If I can have as many shots in my range as a frontfoot player, so be it. Even a 30 should help the team win."

His keeping has always been revered by one and all and he is pretty happy with the job he has done.

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