Sanju Samson Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, IPL, Stats, Records, Salary:- Sanju Viswanath Samson is an Indian cricketer. He was born on 11 November 1994 in Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
Sanju Samson is a wicket-keeper batsman. He made his 20-20 International debut for India against Zimbabwe on 19 July 2015.
Sanju Samson also played IPL for the Rajasthan Royals team. he’s the youngest player to attain 1000 runs within the IPL.
Sanju Samson Early Life
Sanju Samson was born on 11 November 1994 in Trivandrum, India Her mother’s name is Lily Viswanath and Father’s name is Samson Viswanath. His father, Samson, was formerly a police constable in Delhi Police. Sanju Samson attended Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi and graduated high school from St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He then pursued a B.A degree from Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum.
|Full Name||Sanju Viswanath Samson|
|Date of Birth||November 11, 1994|
|Age||25 years (in 2020)|
|Birth Place||Trivandrum (now Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala, India|
|School||Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi|
St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram
|College||Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram|
Sanju Samson Personal life
Sanju Samson Longtime Girlfriend’s name is Charulatha. He married his college-mate and longtime girlfriend in Thiruvananthapuram on 22 December 2018. Sanju Samson Biography
|Family & Relationships|
Former Delhi Police Constable
|Siblings||Saly Samson (Brother)|
Sanju Samson Physical Stats
Sanju Samson is a good athlete his height is approx 5.7 feet (170 cm). and his body weight approx 62 kg (137 lbs). Sanju’s hair color is black and his eyes color is also black. Sanju Samson Biography
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Sanju Samson Career
Sanju Samson’s cricket career started for Kerala in a U-13 match in which he captained the team also. He scored a hundred on debut match in South Zone U-13 tournament, not only this, but he smashed 4 centuries in the next 5 matches. Subsequently, he was also made the captain of Kerala Under-16. He was the leading run-scorer in Vijay Merchant Trophy and also scored an excellent inning of 200 against Goa.
At the age of 15, he gets selected in Ranji Trophy and later became the youngest ever captain of a Ranji team. On November 03, 2011, he made his Ranji debut as a wicket-keeper batsman against Vidarbha and that’s how his first-class cricket career started. Sanju Samson Biography
After some incredible performance at the U-16 level, he gets the chance to play for the Under-19 team as a wicketkeeper-batsman and captain too.
On February 23, 2012, he started his List-A career as a batsman against Andhra in Vijay Hazare Trophy. With 4 fours, he managed to score 41 runs in 55 balls.
Later, he was selected for the U-19 Asia Cup (2012) because of his splendid game in the Cooch Behar Trophy. But this time, something went wrong as he could only score 14 runs in 3 matches.
After that, he played some good knocks in the 2013 Under-19 Asia Cup, especially, his century in the final of the tournament which helped India to retain the Cup in UAE.
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Major Teams||India, India Under-19s, Kerala, Kerala Cricket Association XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals|
|India vs Zimbabwe, At Harare (July, 2015)|
|First-Class Debut||Kerala vs Vidharba, At Nagpur (November, 2011)|
|List-A Debut||Kerala vs Andhra, At Bangalore (February, 2012)|
|T-20 Debut||Kerala vs Hyderabad , At Chennai (October, 2011)|
Sanju Samson International Career
In August 2014, Sanju was selected as a backup wicket-keeper for England’s tour but didn’t get any chance to play in the series.
Later, in 2015, he was called as a replacement of Ambati Rayudu for the ODI’s against Zimbabwe but again didn’t find a place in the playing eleven. Although in the same tournament, he made his international debut in the second T20I against Zimbabwe. He scored 19 runs in the match. Samson played his second T20I match four years later against Srilanka.
Sanju Samson Biography
Sanju Samson IPL Career
Although KKR was aware of Sanju’s cricket skills, he didn’t get any chance to play in IPL 2012.
Rajasthan Royals bought him at the auction for IPL 2013. According to him, he learned a lot from Rahul Dravid, the former mentor of RR. Samson won the Best Young Player award of the IPL 2013 season.
Samson played 2 seasons of IPL for the Rajasthan Royals. Later, RR gets banned, and Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) signed him at ₹4.2 crores for IPL 2016.
He was the third leading run-scorer of Delhi in the 2017 season. He also completed 1000 runs and became the youngest player to do so in the history of IPL.
RR returned to the IPL in 2018, and the franchise bought him for ₹8 crores at the auction. He remains with the same team for 2020 IPL.
Sanju Samson Biography