Sanju Viswanath Samson (born 11 November 1994) is an Indian cricketer who represents Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). A wicket-keeper batsman, he completed his Twenty20 International debut for India against Zimbabwe on 19 July 2015. He is the youngest batsman to score 1,000 runs in the IPL and the youngest cricketer to captain a Ranji trophy side.
About Sanju Samson
He represents the Kerala cricket team in domestic cricket. He is the youngest player to score a half-century in the IPL and Champions League Twenty20. He completed this on 29 April 2013 in the match between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the age of 18.
Sanju was said as the “Best Young Player of the Season” in the 2013 IPL through an official poll.He was appointed the Vice-captain of the India U-19 team for the 2013 Top End Under-19 Series in Australia. He was included in the Indian squad for the limited overs matches in the 2014 tour of England. Sanju became the first wicket keeper batsman to score a double hundred in Vijay Hazare Trophy.He scored an unbeaten 212 for Kerala against Goa.This is also the highest score in Vijay Hazare Trophy and fastest double hundred in List A cricket.
Sanju Samson Career
He captained Under-16 and Under-19 Kerala State Cricket Teams. At the age of just 15 years, he was selected to play for Kerala in the Ranji Trophy. His constant performances in the domestic cricket earned him a place in the Indian team for the U19 Asia Cup in 2012. Samson was the highest run-scorer for India in the 2014 U19 Cricket World Cup.
He managed to score just 14 runs in 3 games that he played in the U19 Asia Cup in 2012. However, his century in the final of 2013 U19 Asia Cup helped his team to retain the title. He made his Ranji debut for Kerala in 2011 and captained Kerala Ranji Team for 2015-16 season. He scored his career-best knock of 211 in the Ranji Trophy 2013-14.
In the 2012 IPL, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders but did not play. However, he moved to Rajasthan Royals in 2013 and played some match winning knocks for his team. Rajasthan was suspended for two years from IPL in 2015 by BCCI. So, Delhi Daredevils bought him for Rs. 4.2 crore in the IPL 2016 auction.
Samson registered his maiden century in the Indian Premier League when he smashed 102 off just 63 deliveries against Rising Pune Supergiant. When Rajasthan Royals made their return to IPL in 2018, he moved to Rajasthan and played some spectacular knocks. Samson made his international debut against Zimbabwe in 2015 and managed to score 19 runs.
Finaly Sanju Samson Open to keeping Wickets For Team India.
Sanju Samson Family and Girlfriend
Sanju Samson married his college-mate and longtime girlfriend Charulatha in Thiruvananthapuram on 22 December 2018.
|Real Name||Sanju Viswanath Samson|
|Profile Name||Sanju Samson|
|Date of Birth||11 November 1994|
|Hometown||Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Arts|
|Family||Father – Samson Viswanath
Mother – Lijy Viswanath
Brother – Saly Samson (Younger)
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