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Sanju Samson

Shane Warne confident that Sanju will make Team India if he keeps playing like he does this IPL

The clamour to have the enormously gifted Kerala batsman play regularly for the national team has grown over the years.

30 Sep 2020 9:17 PM

'I never think of playing like Dhoni, no can play like him,' Sanju Samson says, rejecting comparison

After Sanju Samson's recent IPL exploits, Congress MP from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, called him the next MS Dhoni.

29 Sep 2020 6:41 PM

KKR set to face underdog-turned-formidable-opponent Rajasthan Royals in Wednesday's game

In two wins from two matches, the Royals have got past the 200-mark with ease.

29 Sep 2020 12:57 PM

Royals chase the highest IPL score, smoothly outdoing the Kings by 4 wickets

Sanju Samson’s 42-ball 85, Steve Smith’s 27-ball 50 and Rahul Tewatia’s 31-ball 53 took Rajasthan Royals past the distant finish line.

27 Sep 2020 11:59 PM

Sanju absolute champion, hope to see him in Indian colours in all three forms of cricket: Warne

Lately, KL Rahul has cemented his place as top wicketkeeper-batsman in the Indian team for the limited-overs format, pipping Rishabh Pant.

26 Sep 2020 8:31 PM

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Samson, Smith, Joffra swing 16-run win for Rajasthan Royals over CSK

Batting first, the Rajasthan Royals scored 216 for 7 with 17 sixes, of which nine were Sanju Samson’s alone.

23 Sep 2020 12:16 AM

Fatafat fifties by Sanju Samson, Steve Smith launch Rajasthan Royals to 216/7 against CSK

Samson (74 off 32) looked in great nick, while Smith, returning to cricket after recovering from a recent concussion, made 67 off 49 balls.

22 Sep 2020 10:02 PM

Shashi Tharoor laments Sanju Samson's absence from second T20I against Windies

India took on West Indies in the second T20I of the three-match series on Sunday at Thiruvananthapuram.

10 Dec 2019 7:45 PM

'MS Dhoni will keep an eye on Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson', says VVS Laxman

Samson was finally selected in the squad against West Indies after an injury to Shikhar Dhawan.

29 Nov 2019 3:16 PM

Sanju Samson says he can do the role of wicket-keeper

Samson will be playing his second T20I match, after having made his debut in the shortest format against Zimbabwe in 2015.

28 Nov 2019 3:21 PM

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'Rishabh Pant needs to justify team's faith soon or else lose place to Sanju Samson': VVS Laxman

Laxman said Sanju Samson's selection in the squad for the three T20 Internationals against the West Indies is a 'strong message' for Pant.

28 Nov 2019 1:39 PM

Injured Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of WI series; Sanju Samson will replace him

Dhawan suffered a cut on his left knee during a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy game against Maharashtra in Surat, the BCCI said in a statement.

27 Nov 2019 12:38 PM

Sanju Samson reacts in a simple way to his snub in squad against West Indies

Samson posted the emoji on his Twitter account and the netizens were seen sympathising with the batsman.

23 Nov 2019 10:42 AM

'Very disappointed to see Samson dropped without a chance': Shashi Tharoor

Samson did not feature in any of the three T20Is played against Bangladesh. India won the series by 2-1.

22 Nov 2019 1:23 PM

Fans unhappy over Sanju Samson's exclusion from T20I squad

Samson, who was named in the squad for the Bangladesh T20I series, failed to find a spot in the team.

22 Nov 2019 12:49 PM

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Chief selector MSK Prasad, 'Time to look beyond MS Dhoni'

His committee will instead focus on Rishabh Pant, Dhoni's natural heir, Prasad said.

25 Oct 2019 2:05 PM

'Sanju Samson's inclusion was long overdue', says thrilled Gautam Gambhir

Samson played his sole match for India -- a T20 -- in July 2015 when a second- string team toured Zimbabwe. He was 19 then.

25 Oct 2019 1:00 PM

MSK Prasad, 'MS Dhoni endorses our backing of youngsters like Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson'

Prasad said he has already mentioned that it's time to think beyond Dhoni and it reflected in their team selections.

24 Oct 2019 7:49 PM

'Not trying to be the perfect batsman anymore, at peace with my flaws': Sanju Samson

Samson played his sole match for India - a T20 - in July 2015 when a second- string team toured Zimbabwe.

24 Oct 2019 7:04 PM

Virat Kohli to miss out on the series; Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson could feature against Bangladesh

VIrat Kohli could be rested for the Bangladesh series so as to manage his workload.

24 Oct 2019 1:37 PM

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