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Sanju Samson Biography All the important information related to him has been presented simply in Hindi language by this article which can be quite inspiring for his fans.

This biography of the talented Indian cricketer Sanju includes all the ups and downs, good and bad, common and special moments from his childhood till now which he would like to remember or forget.

“This biography of Sanju Samson is divided into three parts, first personal, second professional and third interesting facts.,

Sanju Samson Information

In this section, information related to Sanju Samson’s personal life has been provided, which especially includes introduction, personal and family details, his looks, marital life, likes and dislikes, habits, controversies etc.

Sanju Samson 

Full Name Sanju Vishwanath Samson
Surname Sanju
Business cricketer
date of birth 11 November 1994
birth place Pulluvila, Kerala, India
age 27 years (by 2022)
Amount sagittarius
Religion Christian
Caste ,
nationality Indian
Language Malayalam, Tamil, English and Hindi
Address Trivandrum, Kerala, India
School Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi and St.Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
University Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
educational qualification BA in English Literature degree
marital status married
hobby/interest Reading

Sanju Samson Height

Height 5 feet 7 inches
weight 65 kg
body type Athletic
Chest 38 inches
Waist 30 inches
Biceps 13 inches
Colour dark
eye color Black
hair color Black

Sanju Samson Instagram

social media platform Followers
Instagram 2.5M
Facebook 3M
Twitter 762.2K

Sanju Samson Cars

brand Car name and model price
Maruti Suzuki Maruti Suzuki Swift 5.50 lakh +
Mitsubishi mitsubishi pajero sport 29.96 lakh +
Lexus Lexus ES 300H 56 lakh +

Sanju Samson Parents

father’s name Vishwanath Samson (Police Havildar)
mother’s name Lizzie Samson (housewife)
name of elder brother Sally Samson (AG Office)
Wife Charulatha
cricketer friend not known

Sanju Samson Marriage

wife’s name Charulata Remesh
type of wedding love marriage
wedding date 22 December 2018
wedding venue Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram
wedding reception venue Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram
Famous cricketers attending the wedding Rahul Dravid
  • Sanju and Charulatha studied together at Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Sanju had sent a friendship request to Charulata on Facebook, which she happily accepted. The love story of both started from then onwards.
  • Both of them got married after being in a relationship for about five years.
  • Only family and close friends attended their wedding.
  • The couple belongs to different religions: Sanju is a Christian while Charulath is a Hindu Nair and hence their marriage was solemnized under the Special Marriage Act.

Sanju Samson Career Stats


In this section, information related to Sanju Samson’s cricket life is provided which especially includes cricket details, teams information, cricket debut, highest score, jersey number, IPL salary etc.

Sanju Samson Cricket Career

batting style right handed batsman
bowling style right hand off brake
role in the team wicketkeeper-batsman
fielding position wicket keeper
Coach Biju George and Yashpal
favorite shot pull shot
nature on the field Calm

Sanju Samson Team IPL

National team INDIA
IPL team (2012) Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL team (2013–2015) Rajasthan Royals
IPL team (2016–2017) Delhi Daredevils
IPL Team (2018-2022) Rajasthan Royals
home team Kerala
other teams India Under-19, India A, India A T20, Indian Board President’s XI, East Zone, South Zone, Indians

Sanju Samson Debut in International Cricket

Format debut date opposing team Place
First Class 03 November 2011 Vidarbha Nagpur
list a 23 February 2012 andhra Bangalore
t20 16 October 2011 Hyderabad Chennai
IPL 14 April 2013 Kings XI Punjab Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Champions League Twenty20 21 September 2013 Mumbai Indians Jaipur
ODI 23 July 2021 Sri Lanka RPS, Colombo
t20i 19 July 2015 zimbabwe Harare
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Sanju Samson Highest Score in IPL

Format highest score
First Class 211 runs
list a 212* runs
t20 119 runs
IPL 119 runs
ODI 46 runs
t20i 39 runs
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Sanju Samson Jersy Number

Team t shirt number
Kerala (home team) 9
Rajasthan Royals (IPL) 8 and 11
Delhi Daredevils (IPL) 8
t20i 6 and 9

Sanju Samson IPL Salary

Year Team Salary
2022 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 14.00 crore
2021 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 8.00 crore
2020 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 8.00 crore
2019 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 8.00 crore
2018 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 8.00 crore
2017 Delhi Daredevils ₹ 4.20 crore
2016 Delhi Daredevils ₹ 4.20 crore
2015 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 4.00 crore
2014 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 4.00 crore
2013 Rajasthan Royals ₹ 10 lakh
2012 Kolkata Knight Riders ₹ 8 lakh
Total   ₹ 54.10 crore

Sanju Samson Records

  • Sanju started playing cricket for Kerala under-13 team, where he captained the team and scored a century on his debut.
  • In the KSCA Inter-State Under-13 Tournament, Sanju captained Kerala and won the Player of the Tournament award after scoring 973 runs, including four centuries, at an average of 108.11 in five matches.
  • As a member of the Kerala Under-16 team for the 2008–09 Vijay Merchant Trophy, Sanju scored a double century off 138 balls against Goa and finished the tournament as the second-highest run-scorer with 498 runs, including two centuries and two fifties. Became.
  • Sanju was Kerala’s leading run-scorer in the 2013–14 Ranji Trophy season, scoring 530 runs at an average of 58.88.
  • In the Under-19 Asia Cup 2013–14, he scored a century in 87 balls in the final against Pakistan.
  • Sanju was the highest run-scorer for India in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2014 tournament with a highest score of 85 runs from 45 balls against Papua New Guinea.
  • Sanju made his debut in IPL 2013 and won the Best Young Player of the Season award.
  • Sanju is the youngest player to score a half-century in the Champions League T20.
  • Sanju scored his first T20 century against Rising Pune Supergiants during the Indian Premier League 2017.
  • In the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20, Sanju scored an unbeaten 212 against Goa, which is the second fastest double century in the history of List A cricket.
  • During IPL 2020, Sanju led Rajasthan to the most successful run chase in IPL history with 85 runs in 42 balls against Kings XI Punjab.
  • Sanju scored a century in his very first match as IPL captain.
    1. He is the first captain in IPL history to achieve this feat.
    2. He was made the captain of the Rajasthan Royals team during the Indian Premier League 2021.
  • Sanju’s 176-run partnership with Deepak Hooda against Ireland on 28 June 2022 was the highest partnership for the second wicket in T20Is and for any wicket for India.

facts about Sanju Samson:

  • Sanju started his cricket career in Delhi and later moved to Kerala in his teenage years.
  • Apart from cricket, Sanju’s childhood dream was to become an IPS officer.
  • At the beginning of his cricket career, Sanju did not like fielding.
  • His father left his job as a police constable in Delhi to support Sanju in his cricket career.
  • The first team of Sanju’s IPL career was Kolkata Knight Riders in the year 2012 but he was not given a chance to perform there.
  • After Ryan Parag, Sanju is the youngest cricketer to score a half-century in IPL, Sanju made this half-century during IPL 2013 at the age of 18 years and 169 days.
  • Sanju is the youngest cricketer in IPL history to get a contract of more than ₹ 1 crore. In 2014, when he was 19 years and 58 days old, Rajasthan Royals renewed his contract for ₹ 4 crore.
  • As of 2016, Sanju was working as the manager of Bharat Petroleum, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • In the year 2018, Sanju started a sports academy named “Six Guns Sports Academy” dedicated to cricket and football training for young players in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Sanju was appointed as the state election symbol of Kerala ahead of the Kerala Assembly elections 2021.
  • Sanju is the second youngest cricketer after Manish Pandey to play 100 IPL matches.

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For how much was Sanju Samson bought in IPL 2022?

Answer:- ₹ 14 crore

Who is the coach of Sanju Samson?

Answer:- Biju George and Yashpal

What is the date of birth of Sanju Samson?

Answer:- 11 November 1994

sanju samson wife

Answer:- Charulatha Samson


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