16 innings since he had last scored a T20 50, but Sanju Samson had his stars aligned perfectly before entering the arena for Delhi Daredevils' game against Rising Pune Supergiants.
The opener reached his half-century off 41 balls, hitting six boundaries. The 22-year-old then didn't waste much time after and switched gears by hitting Dinda for 19 runs in the 18th over, which included two sixes and a boundary.
Samson and IPL 10's first century. Delhi posted 205, and Twitter, on cue as always, gushed on about the Daredevil.
Delighted to see Sanju Samson playing a key innings. Fine talent. Needs an arm round his shoulder.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 11, 2017
Sanju Samson this game— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) April 11, 2017
35 off 19 in the power play
13 off 19 since then.
Watching Sanju Samson bat: awe struck by his timing. Like all young talented Indian batsmen, is fearless in his shot making. #ddvsrps— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) April 11, 2017
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