Sanju Samson is the captain of Rajasthan Royals in the IPL and he is one of the best white ball wicketkeeper batsmen in India. When it comes to the Indian team, Sanju Samson is quite unlucky. His fans are disappointed with BCCI regarding his irregular selections in the Indian squads. In this article, we will give you some possible reasons for Sanju Samson’s irregularity in the Indian team.
Sanju Samson is only years old, he came into highlight when he first played in IPL. He played for Rajasthan Royals and now leading the franchise. Samson also played for Delhi Capitals when Rajasthan Royals was banned for two years. Samson is Kerala born and it will be fair to say that he has a huge fanbase.
Sanju Samson Career
Samson made his debut against Zimbabwe in 2015 in T20Is. Samson made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2021. Samson was in very good form in white-ball cricket. He is an experienced and very talented batsman. Rohit Sharma talked about his importance in T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia because he is a good backfoot player but Samson was not included in the squad.
Samson was very regular with the second team and he was doing very well in his position. In the past few years, he played in several positions. He batted in the middle order, played at No.3, etc. Despite his performances, he is not a regular player in the Indian team because of his inconsistency. He was supposed to play for India against Sri Lanka but he missed that series because of his injuries and it was a rumour that his wife is pregnant.
No place for Sanju Samson?
Sometimes he does not match with the team’s composition and that is why he was made to sit even after good performances. It is not like the captain or board has personal issues with him but he is unlucky in many situations. Samson has played 10 ODIs in his career so far in which he made 284 runs at an average of 70. In T20Is Samson has played at many positions and shown his versatility. He made 177 runs in T20Is in 2022 at an average of 44.75.