Sanju Viswanath Samson
|Height (approx.):||5’ 7”|
|Weight (approx.):||62 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||11 November 1994|
|Age (as on 2018):||23 years|
|Birth Place:||Trivandrum, Kerala, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Scorpio|
|School:||Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi|
St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram
|College:||Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum|
|Educational Qualifications:||Bachelor of Arts|
|Father:||Samson Viswanath (Police)|
|Brother:||Saly Samson (Younger)|
|T20:||19 July 2015 v Zimbabwe|
#9(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team:||India, Delhi Daredevils, India Under-19s, Kerala, Kerala Cricket Association XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals|
|Nature on field:||Calm|
|Likes to play against:||Pakistan|
|Favourite Shot:||Pull Shot|
|Records (main ones)|
- He became a youngest IPL player to score a half-century in 2013 IPL against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
- He also became the Youngest IPL player to score a half-century in 2013 Champions League T20 in a match against Mumbai Indians.
- Due to his bad behaviour or attitude problem he faced a disciplinary action by KCA in Ranji Trophy.
|Career Turning Point|
- Performance in the 2013-14 Under-19 Asia Cup in UAE.
|Favourite Batsmen:||Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Rahul Dravid and AB de Villiers|
|Favourite Bowlers:||Zaheer Khan and R Ashwin|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Food:||Tapioca and fish curry|
|Favourite Book:||The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Salary Fee(as in 2018):||NA|
|IPL 11:||8 crore|
|Lesser Known Facts|
There is no information that whether he smoke or not
There is no information that whether he drink or not
Sanju started his career with Kerela Under 13 team, where he was the captain of the team. He also scored a century on his debut.
- He played for Rajasthan Royals when he was 19-year-old later on he was retained by the team in 4 crore.
- His father supported him in his cricketing career and left his job of police constable.
- He aspires to be an IPS officer.
- He scored a 87 ball hundred in the finals against Pakistan in the 2013-14 Under-19 Asia Cup.
- He don’t like fielding.