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Sanju Samson

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
-
Played for:
India, India A, South Zone, Rajasthan, India Under-19, Kerala
Roles played:
WicketKeeper
Home country:
India
Born:
November 11, 1994, Pulluvila, Vizhinjam, Trivandrum

Profile

Sanju Samson is a right-handed middle order batsman and wicket keeper who is considered to be one of the most talented youngster from Kerala. He has shown tremendous growth from the past few years with his impressive domestic performances.

Samson became the youngest player to get an IPL contract from the Kolkata franchise in Indian T20 League 2012. In the same year, he was selected in India's Under-19 side for the Asia Cup. Samson had a fruitful season in the Ranji Trophy, scoring 377 runs in 10 innings, followed by 222 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Samson was grabbed by the Rajasthan team ahead of the sixth Indian T20 League in 2013 in which he scored 206 runs. In the recently concluded Under-19 World Cup, Samson ended as the highest run-getter for India scoring 267 runs in six matches. Rahul Dravid has got tremendous faith in him and he was retained by the Rajasthan franchise becoming the youngest player to be retained by any team in the Indian T20 league.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
T20 1 1 19 0 19.00 79.16 0 0 19
IPL 38 34 749 3 24.16 121.98 0 4 76
CLT20 6 6 192 1 38.40 127.15 0 3 60
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
T20 1 0 0
IPL 27 2 6
CLT20 5 1 2

Career

Span:
T20:
2015-2015
 
IPL:
2013-2015
 
CLT20:
2013-2013
T20
Debut:
India Vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Harare - Jul 19, 2015
Last played:
India Vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Harare - Jul 19, 2015
IPL
Debut:
Rajasthan Vs Punjab at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur - Apr 14, 2013
Last played:
Rajasthan Vs Bangalore at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune - May 20, 2015
CLT20
Debut:
Rajasthan Vs Mumbai at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur - Sep 21, 2013
Last played:
Rajasthan Vs Mumbai at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi - Oct 06, 2013
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