new Delhi: Ranji Trophy (Ranji Trophy 2022-23) At this time in the season, a match is being played between the hosts Kerala and Chhattisgarh at St. Xavier’s College Ground in Thiruvananthapuram. This match is taking place at his home ground, so it was bound to see the fan following of local boy Sanju Samson there. Same thing happened. Sanju is a part of this match and he is captaining the Kerala team. In such a situation, the fans put a big poster of Sanju Samson near the ground.
Sanju came to bat on Wednesday and after facing 54 balls in the match, he scored 46 runs in ODI style. Although he missed his half-century by just four runs, but in spite of this, there was a different thrill in the fans outside the field during his batting. A picture of Sanju is going viral on social media. In this picture, the captain of Kerala is seen making a great drive. The poster of Sanju is visible in the background. On which it is written Super Samson.
In this match, Sanju hit three fours and as many sixes. In the current tournament of Ranji Trophy, his name now has a total of 11 sixes. He has also jointly become the batsman with most sixes in the current season along with N Jagadishan of Tamil Nadu.
Sanju Samson must have got a big relief if the team was announced against Sri Lanka on Tuesday night. He has been given a place in the T20 team as a wicket-keeper batsman. Many changes have been made in the team captained by Hardik Pandya. KL Rahul has been dropped from this format while Suryakumar Yadav has been appointed as the vice-captain.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 28, 2022, 20:59 IST