Sanju Samson is an Indian cricket player who represents Kerala in domestic cricket and he is captain of Rajasthan Royal in the Indian premier league (IPL) 2021. Sanju Samson is a wicketkeeper batsman and seasonal right arm off break bowler.
Sanju Samson Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Income, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, House, Cars, Records, Awards & Facts
Sanju Viswanath Samson
Right Arm Medium
- #9 India International Cricket Team
- #9 Kerala
- #9 Rajasthan Royals (IPL)
- National Team – India International Cricket Team
- Domestic Team – Kerala
- IPL 2020 Team – Rajasthan Royals
Date of Birth / Birthplace
Sanju was born on 11 November 1994 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
He is currently 26 years old. (as in 2021).
Trivandrum, Kerala, India
- School –
- Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi
- St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram
- College –
- Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum
- Educational Qualification –
- Bachelor of Arts
Physical Statistics And More
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.70 m
- In Kilograms – 62 kg
- In Pounds – 137 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 13 inches
Family & Relationship
- Father – Samson Viswanath (Police)
- Mother – Lijy Viswanath
- Siblings – Saly Samson (Younger Brother)
Girlfriend & Spouse
- Sanju Samson dated –
- Wife – Charulatha
Career turning point
He was the vice-captain of the Indian Under-19 team for the 2014 Under-19 Cricket World Cup and 2013 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup. Sanju scored an unbeaten 212 in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20. He was bought by Kolkata knight riders in IPL auctions 2012 for 8 lacs.
Sanju Samson made his one day international debut against Sri Lanka on 2 July 2021
Not Debuted Yet
Sanju Samson has done his T20 debut against Zimbabwe on 19 July 2015. But, it wasn’t a good match for him as he contributed only 19 runs from only 24 balls.
Sanju Samson was selected for team Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL auction 2012 for 8 lacs and played his debut match in 2012.
Sanju Samson Salary And Net worth
Sanju Samson’s salary is 8 crores per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 48.5 crores from IPL since 2012.
Sanju Samson has an estimated total Networth of Rs 56 Crores ($ 8 Million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.
Sanju Samson’s overall IPL Earnings :
|2021||Rajasthan Royals||Rs. 8.00 crore|
|2020||Rajasthan Royals||Rs. 8.00 crore|
|2019||Rajasthan Royals||Rs. 8.00 crore|
|2018||Rajasthan Royals||Rs. 8.00 crore|
|2017||Delhi Daredevils||Rs. 4.20 crore|
|2016||Delhi Daredevils||Rs. 4.20 crore|
|2015||Rajasthan Royals||Rs. 4.00 crore|
|2014||Rajasthan Royals||Rs. 4.00 crore|
|2013||Rajasthan Royals||Rs. 10 lacs|
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||Rs. 10 lacs|
|Total||Rs. 28.80 crore|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanju Samson
• His father was formerly a police constable at Delhi Police and a retired football player and coach who has represented Delhi in Santhosh Trophy.
• His elder brother Saly Samson is also a former cricketer and represented Kerala in Junior cricket.
• Sanju completed his studies at Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi.
• He trained under coach Yashpal at the academy in DL DAV Model School.
• Sanju pursued a B.A. degree in English literature from Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram
• Apart from cricket he also wanted to become an IAS officer.
• He won the Best Young Player award for the 2013 IPL season in a poll conducted by the IPL.
• At the age of 19, he became the youngest player to join the crore club after being purchased for 4 crores
• He became the youngest batsman to score 1000 runs in the IPL series.
• He is the youngest player to score 2 double centuries in Ranji Trophy.