Sanju Samson – Profile
Full Name: Sanju Viswanath Samson
Born: November 11, 1994
Age: 28 years
Birthplace: Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Height: 5 ft 7 in (173 cm)
Father: Samson Viswanath
Mother: Lijy Viswanath
Sanju Samson made his domestic cricket debut for Kerala in 2011 at the age of 16. He has been a regular in the Kerala team since then, and has also represented Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Daredevils, and currently plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
Sanju Samson made his IPL debut in 2013 for Kolkata Knight Riders, but only played one game that season. He was bought by Rajasthan Royals in 2013 and played for them until 2015. In 2016 and 2017, he played for Delhi Daredevils before returning to Rajasthan Royals in 2018. He has been with the team since then and was appointed as the captain of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
Sanju Samson has been in good form in the Indian Premier League 2021, where he is leading the Rajasthan Royals team. He has scored a century in the tournament, and has been praised for his captaincy skills.
Here are Sanju Samson’s career stats as of the knowledge cutoff date:
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- Sanju Samson holds the record for the youngest player to score a half-century in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He achieved the feat in his debut IPL season in 2013, at the age of 18.
- In IPL 2018, Sanju Samson hit the first century of the tournament, becoming the first player from Kerala to score a century in the IPL.
- In IPL 2021, Sanju Samson scored a century in the first match of the season against Punjab Kings, becoming the first player to score a century on captaincy debut in IPL.
- Sanju Samson’s century highlights in IPL 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfl4w4Qqzo4