Season 14 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to start soon. Like every season, in this season too many players are already in discussion before the tournament starts. Young Sanju Samson is one such name. In the 10th season of IPL, Sanju, who came into the limelight by playing a blistering innings of 102 from 63 balls for Delhi, has been made the captain of Rajasthan Royals in this season. Today, he has fought very hard for the place Sanju is on.
Father quit job to make son a cricketer
Born on 11 November 1994 in Thiruvananthapuram, Sanju Samson’s full name is Sanju Vishwanath Samson. Sanju wanted to become a cricketer from a young age. His father was instrumental in fulfilling his dream. It is said that Sanju’s father Samson Vishwanath sacrificed his job to make his son a cricketer. He was once a police constable of Delhi Police. In the absence of selection of Sanju in Delhi U-13T, he took retirement on his own will.
Sanju is also the vice-captain of the Indian U-19 cricket team
After leaving the job, he returned to his hometown of Thiruvananthapuram with the family. Whereupon, he completely entrusted himself to the game of Sanju. His contribution did not go in vain. Sanju proved himself in the field of sports and today is a well-known young player of the country. Apart from the IPL, he is also the vice-captain of the Indian U-19 cricket team. It is a matter of his career, Sanju has played 7 international T20 matches for Team India so far.
Young Sanju Samson has the best score of 102 in IPL.
Sanju has 107 matches registered in the IPL. He has scored 2584 runs with his bat in the IPL at an average of 27.78. His best score in the IPL is 102.