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Sanju Samson      

Full name Sanju Viswanath Samson

Born November 11, 1994, Pulluvila, Vizhinjam, Trivandrum

Current age 21 years 321 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 30 50 5 1641 211 36.46 3119 52.61 6 4 201 27 37 2
List A 50 45 7 1091 90 28.71 1407 77.54 0 8 91 16 48 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 30 1 6 7 0 - - - 7.00 - 0 0 0
List A 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Australia A v India A at Brisbane, Sep 15-18, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Andhra v Kerala at Bangalore, Feb 23, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Australia A v India A at Mackay, Sep 4, 2016 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
13, 34* India A v Australia A Brisbane 15 Sep 2016 FC
2c/0s India A v Australia A Mackay 4 Sep 2016 LA
0c/0s, 87 India A v Australia A Mackay 30 Aug 2016 LA
2c/0s India A v NPS Mackay 27 Aug 2016 LA
0* India A v Sth Africa A Mackay 25 Aug 2016 LA
54, 2c/0s India A v NPS Townsville 21 Aug 2016 LA
1c/0s, 2 India A v Sth Africa A Townsville 17 Aug 2016 LA
4, 1c/0s India A v Australia A Townsville 14 Aug 2016 LA
17 Daredevils v RCB Raipur 22 May 2016 T20
3* Daredevils v Sunrisers Raipur 20 May 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

© AFP

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: India v New Zealand at Kolkata
Sep 30-Oct 4, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group C: Andhra v H. Pradesh at Bhubaneswar
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group B: Assam v Delhi at Vadodara
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group A: Baroda v Gujarat at Jaipur
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group C: Chhattisgarh v Tripura at Ranchi
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group C: Goa v Hyderabad at Nagpur
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group C: Haryana v Services at Mumbai (BS)
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group B: Jharkhand v Maharashtra at Delhi
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group C: Kerala v J + K at Kalyani
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group A: M. Pradesh v U. Pradesh at Bilaspur
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group A: Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Rohtak
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group B: Odisha v Vidarbha at Visakhapatnam
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group A: Punjab v Railways at Delhi
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
Group B: Rajasthan v Saurashtra at Chennai
Oct 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
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