Sanju Samson      

Full name Sanju Viswanath Samson

Born November 11, 1994, Pulluvila, Vizhinjam, Trivandrum

Current age 21 years 233 days

Major teams India, Delhi Daredevils, India Under-19s, Kerala, Kerala Cricket Association XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Sanju Viswanath Samson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 1 1 0 19 19 19.00 24 79.16 0 0 1 0 1 0
First-class 29 48 4 1594 211 36.22 2995 53.22 6 4 196 27 36 2
List A 43 40 6 944 90 27.76 1276 73.98 0 6 81 11 40 9
Twenty20 91 86 10 1937 87 25.48 1637 118.32 0 13 156 70 55 6
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 29 1 6 7 0 - - - 7.00 - 0 0 0
List A 43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 91 1 3 4 1 1/4 1/4 4.00 8.00 3.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only T20I Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jul 19, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Vidarbha v Kerala at Nagpur, Nov 3-6, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Kerala v Himachal Pradesh at Malappuram, Dec 1-2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Andhra v Kerala at Bangalore, Feb 23, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Gujarat v Kerala at Alur (2), Dec 18, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hyderabad (India) v Kerala at Chennai, Oct 16, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Raipur, May 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
17 Daredevils v RCB Raipur 22 May 2016 T20
3* Daredevils v Sunrisers Raipur 20 May 2016 T20
10 Daredevils v Supergiants Visakhapatnam 17 May 2016 T20
6 Daredevils v Mum Indians Visakhapatnam 15 May 2016 T20
34* Daredevils v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 12 May 2016 T20
49 Daredevils v Kings XI Mohali 7 May 2016 T20
20, 0c/1s Daredevils v Supergiants Delhi 5 May 2016 T20
19* Daredevils v Guj Lions Rajkot 3 May 2016 T20
15 Daredevils v KKR Delhi 30 Apr 2016 T20
1 Daredevils v Guj Lions Delhi 27 Apr 2016 T20
Profile

Despite being a teenager, Sanju Samson has emerged as a prime contender to be the flag-bearer of cricket for the state of Kerala, one of the few regions in India where football's popularity and following outdoes that of cricket. Samson shifted to Thiruvananthapuram in his early teens after taking his first cricket lessons in Delhi, where his father worked as a police constable. In Thiruvananthapuram, Samson started creating waves in junior circuit with his bat. His impressive technique combined with an ability to time the ball first earned him a place in Kerala's U-19 team and a consistent outing in the Cooch Behar Trophy (domestic U-19 championship) elevated him into India's team for the U-19 Asia Cup in 2012.

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May 22, 2016

Sanju Samson lofts over long-on, Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Raipur, May 22, 2016

Sanju Samson lofts over long-on

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May 17, 2016

Sanju Samson is stumped by MS Dhoni, Rising Pune Supergiants v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 17, 2016

Sanju Samson is stumped by MS Dhoni

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May 15, 2016

Sanju Samson wears a dejected look after falling short, Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 15, 2016

Sanju Samson wears a dejected look after falling short

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Country Fixtures Country Results
TBA v Indians at Basseterre
Jul 9-10, 2016
TBA v Indians at Basseterre
Jul 14-16, 2016
1st Test: West Indies v India at North Sound
Jul 21-25, 2016 (10:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT)
2nd Test: West Indies v India at Kingston
Jul 30-Aug 3, 2016 (10:00 local | 15:00 GMT | 11:00 EDT | 10:00 CDT | 08:00 PDT)
3rd Test: West Indies v India at Gros Islet
Aug 9-13, 2016 (10:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT)
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