Indian Cricketer Sanju Samson is Celebrating His 28th Birthday Today. Its full name is Sanju Vishwanath Samson, Sanju was born on 11 November 1994 in Pulluvila, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. is an Indian international cricketer who captains Kerala in domestic cricket and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
A right-handed wicket-keeper-batsman, he was also the vice-captain of the Indian Under-19 team for the 2014 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Sanju made his India debut in 2015 in a T20 International against Zimbabwe. He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2021.
Sanju’s Early Life:-
Samson was born on 11 November 1994 in a Latin Catholic Malayali family in Pulluvilla, a coastal village near Vizhinjam in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala.
His father’s name was Samson Viswanath, formerly a police constable in Delhi Police and a retired football player who has represented Delhi in the Santosh Trophy, and his mother, Ligi Vishwanath is a homemaker.
His elder brother Sally Samson has represented Kerala in junior cricket and currently works in the office of the AG.
His Personal Life:-
Samson announced his marriage to his longtime girlfriend, Thiruvananthapuram native Charulatha Remesh on 8 September 2018 via his social media platform.
The couple was college mates at Mar Ivanios College. They were married on 22 December 2018 in a private ceremony in Kovalam.
Sanju’s wedding reception took place on the same day at Nalanchira, with Sanju’s former coach and mentor Rahul Dravid being the only notable cricketer to attend.
Samson’s Indian Premier League:-
He was named by Kolkata Knight Riders in their player pool ahead of the 2009 Indian Premier League. He was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders before the 2012 Indian Premier League.
But did not get to play and was releasing before the 2013 season. He was signing to play for Rajasthan Royals in 2013.
In January 2021, Sanju was making the captain of Rajasthan Royals ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League. He scored a century in his first match as captain.
He became the first IPL captain to achieve this feat. He completed 3000 runs in IPL later in the season.
On November 2021, he was retaining by the Rajasthan Royals ahead of the 2022 Indian Premier League.
Sanju overtook Ajinkya Rahane to become the all-time leading run-scorer for Rajasthan during the season. Rajasthan played the final and were runners-up under his leadership.