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Sanju Samson      

Full name Sanju Viswanath Samson

Born November 11, 1994, Pulluvila, Vizhinjam, Trivandrum

Current age 19 years 156 days

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

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
First-class 13 24 3 911 211 43.38 1637 55.65 4 3 102 19 7 0
List A 14 14 1 310 85* 23.84 423 73.28 0 2 22 6 13 1
Twenty20 35 33 5 677 68 24.17 565 119.82 0 5 61 22 27 2
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 35 1 3 4 1 1/4 1/4 4.00 8.00 3.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Vidarbha v Kerala at Nagpur, Nov 3-6, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Kerala v Maharashtra at Kannur, Dec 14-17, 2013 scorecard
List A debut Andhra v Kerala at Bangalore, Feb 23, 2012 scorecard
Last List A North Zone v South Zone at Visakhapatnam, Mar 24, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hyderabad (India) v Kerala at Chennai, Oct 16, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Bengal v Kerala at Mumbai, Apr 11, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 2c/1s Kerala v Bengal Mumbai 11 Apr 2014 T20
68, 1c/0s Kerala v Rajasthan Mumbai 10 Apr 2014 T20
18, 1c/0s Kerala v Delhi Mumbai 8 Apr 2014 T20
10* Kerala v Andhra Vizianagaram 5 Apr 2014 T20
1 Kerala v Tamil Nadu Visakhapatnam 4 Apr 2014 T20
3 Kerala v Karnataka Visakhapatnam 3 Apr 2014 T20
0c/0s, 11 Kerala v Goa Visakhapatnam 2 Apr 2014 T20
0c/0s, 16 Kerala v Hyderabad Visakhapatnam 1 Apr 2014 T20
0 South Zone v North Zone Visakhapatnam 24 Mar 2014 LA
0, 1c/0s Kerala v Andhra Alur 5 Mar 2014 LA
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, Sanju 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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Feb 17, 2014

Sanju Samson drives through the off side, ICC Under-19 World Cup, India v Scotland, Dubai, February 17, 2014

Sanju Samson drives through the off side

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Jan 4, 2014

Sanju Samson and Vijay Zol scored centuries in India's 40-run win, India Under-19 v Pakistan Under-19, Under-19 Asia Cup, final, Sharjah, January 4, 2014

Sanju Samson and Vijay Zol scored centuries in India's 40-run win

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Oct 6, 2013

Sanju Samson made a quickfire half-century, Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals, Final, Champions League 2013, Delhi, October 6, 2013

Sanju Samson made a quickfire half-century

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Tournament Results
Gujarat v Jharkhand at Indore - Mar 1, 2011
Jharkhand won by 159 runs
Gujarat v Haryana at Indore - Feb 27, 2011
Gujarat won by 7 wickets (with 66 balls remaining)
Jharkhand v Vidarbha at Indore - Feb 27, 2011
Jharkhand won by 5 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
Bengal v Gujarat at Indore - Feb 25, 2011
Gujarat won by 114 runs
Tamil Nadu v Vidarbha at Indore - Feb 25, 2011
Vidarbha won by 4 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
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