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Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson is an Indian cricketer. Being Right Handed Batsman & Wicket Kipper in the India national cricket team .

Born11 November 1994
ProfessionCricketer
Height5 ft 7 inch (170 cm)
FatherSamson Viswanath
MotherLigy Viswanath
WifeCharulatha Remesh,

Bio


Sanju Samson was born on 11 November 1994, Pulluvila, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. His age is around 29 years (2023).

Family

His father, Samson Viswanath, was formerly a police constable at Delhi Police and a retired football player who has represented Delhi in Santhosh Trophy and his mother, Ligy Viswanath is a housewife

Sanju announced his marriage with his long-time girlfriend Charulatha Remesh, a native of Thiruvananthapuram, on 8 September 2018 through his social media platforms. 

The couple were college-mates from Mar Ivanios College. The marriage took place in a private ceremony at Kovalam on 22 December 2018.

The wedding reception took place in Nalanchira on the same day with the only notable cricketer to attend being Sanju’s former coach and mentor, Rahul Dravid.

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Sanju Samson & His Wife
 

Career


Maiden callup and debut (2014-15)

In August 2014, Sanju was selected to India’s 17-man squad to play in 5 ODIs and a Twenty20 against England. However, he did not make it to the final eleven in any of the matches and remained a backup keeper to MS Dhoni. 

In October 2014, he was called to the Twenty20 team to play a solitary T-20 against West Indies, which later got cancelled. In December 2014, he was named in India’s 30-member probables list for the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

In July 2015, he was drafted into the Indian squad against Zimbabwe for an ODI and two T20I matches as an injury replacement for Ambati Rayudu. He made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe at Harare on 19 July 2015. 

After a top-order collapse, Samson added 36 runs in the sixth wicket, along with Stuart Binny in a low-score chase. India eventually lost the match to Zimbabwe by 10 runs.

CountryIndia
Test DebutNot Played Yet
ODI Debut23 July 2021 v Sri Lanka (Cap 241)
T20I Debut19 July 2015 v Zimbabwe (Cap 55)
Jersey No.9
IPL2013-2015: Rajasthan Royals
2016-2017: Delhi Daredevils
20018-Till Now: Rajasthan Royals
 

Comeback and a stop-start career(2019-21)

In October 2019, he was recalled to the Indian side after four years as a part of India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Bangladesh but was benched in the whole series. 

In November 2019, he was added to the Indian team for T20I series against West Indies after an injury to Shikhar Dhawan. In December 2019, he was named in the Twenty 20 squad to play against Sri Lanka.

He featured in the third T20I and was dismissed in the second ball, after hitting the first for a sixer. He was selected for the T20I series of the India tour of New Zealand replacing an injured Shikhar Dhawan but failed to create the desired impact with the bat with a string of low scores.

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Sanju Samson
 

Among the runs (2022-present)

In February 2022, he was named in India’s T20 squad for their series against Sri Lanka. He didn’t bat in the first innings but scored 39 and 18 in the next two matches. 

In June 2022, he was named in India’s squad for their T20I series against Ireland. In the second match of the series, he scored his maiden half century in T20I, making 77 runs off 42 balls. 

His partnership with Deepak Hooda of 176 runs was the highest partnership for the second wicket in men’s T20I and the highest partnership for any wicket for India.

In October 2022, he was named in India’s squad against South Africa for three ODIs. He scored an unbeaten 86 runs off 63 balls in the first ODI, but ended up in the losing side.

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Sanju Samson
 

Sanju Samson IPL

Sanju was named by Kolkata Knight Riders in its player pool ahead of 2009 Indian Premier League. He was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of 2012 Indian Premier League but did not get to play and was released ahead of the 2013 Season.

He was signed to play for Rajasthan Royals in 2013. He made his IPL debut for Rajasthan against Kings XI Punjab on 14 April 2013 after the regular wicket-keeper Dishant Yagnik failed to recover from an injury. 

In his second match, he scored 63 runs from 41 balls, becoming the then youngest player in IPL to score a half-century. He won the Best Young Player award of 2013 season with 206 runs and six stumpings from 10 innings.

In November 2021, he was retained by Rajasthan Royals ahead of the 2022 Indian Premier League. Sanju surpassed Ajinkya Rahane to become the all-time leading run-scorer for Rajasthan during the season. Rajasthan went on to play the finals and finished as the runners-up under his leadership.

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Sanju Samson
 

Playing style

Sanju is a naturally aggressive and elegant batsman who is hailed as a natural talent with quality batting techniques and wicket-keeping skills. 

He holds the bat high on the handle and keeps a loose shoulder, and is equipped with fast hands, powerful forearms and excellent hand-eye coordination. 

He is considered an excellent timer of the ball who mostly sticks to his range between cover and fine-leg. He prefers to stay still at the crease and rarely moves down the track to play shots. 

He has the ability to play straight and prefers to hit straight over the bowler’s head. He can play aerial shots without moving his head.

He is also an athletic fielder who generally fields in the outfield, but is flexible to field in any position. He has been often criticized for being inconsistent over the years. He has also been often criticized for his shot selections and temperament.

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Sanju Samson
 
FormatTestODIT20IIPL
Matches1117138
Runs Scored 3303013526
Batting Average66.020.129.1
200s000
100s003
50s2117
Highest Score86*77119
Wickets
Balls bowled
Bowling Average
5-Wicket haul
10-Wicket haul
Best Bowling
Catch/Stumpings7/29/373/12
 

Sanju Samson Net Worth


According to various online resources the net worth of Sanju Samson is estimated around $9 million dollars which is 72 crores in Indian Currency.

Cricket

Apart from BCCI match fees, from which 14 Crores is the current salary of Sanju Samson for playing from Rajasthan Royals.

Social Media and Advertisements

Sanju Samson has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.

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Sanju Samson
 
Net Worth$9 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees72 Crore INR
Monthly Income And Salary3 Crore +
Yearly Income36 Crore +
Income SourceCricket, Advertisement
 

Social Media of Sanju Samson


Sanju Samson has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 3.5 million followers combining his Instagram, Twitter .

Sanju Samson posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.

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Instagram

 

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Twitter
 

 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


1.What is the net worth of Sanju Samson in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Sanju Samson is 72 crores in Indian rupees.

2. How old is Sanju Samson ?
Ans.Sanju Samson is 29 years old.

3. Nick name of Sanju Samson ?
Ans. Nick name of Sanju Samson is Sanju.

4. Which state in Sanju Samson ?
Ans. Sanju Samson Belongs to Kerala.

5. From which team Sanju Samson play IPL?
Ans. Sanju playing IPL for Rajasthan Royals, and he is a captain of Rajasthan Royal since 2021.

   

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