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Sanju Samson: the best young player of the IPL

Posted by Athul Jayachandran | Labels: , , , | Posted On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 7:31 AM

Sanju Samson: The rising talent of Indian Cricket.

The young royal, a find by Rahul Dravid himself has been voted as the best talent of the IPL in a poll by IPL's official website. Sanju finished first with 55% of the votes before Hanuma Vihari of the Sunrisers Hyderabad who finished with 27%. Sanju who comes from Trivandrum in Kerala was personally called by the wall himself to join the Rajasthan Royals squad after he came to know of his performances for the state team. Sanju Viswanathan Samson was awarded man of the match against RCB on 29th april where his innings of 63 was vital in winning the match for Rajasthan Royals. He later scored a 40 and a 47 against KKR and Kings XI respectively. 

Alan Wilkins the commentator tweeted that Sanju reminds him of Sachin Tendular, 'Young, Skilled and Honest'. Harsha Bhogle picked him among three indian players to look out for along with Mohit Sharma and Karan Sharma. Harsha wrote on cricinfo, 
 " he played a cover drive off the first ball and in our commentary box there was a collective gasp. He had played it easily, like he was plucking a flower. Everything about the shot was right; a master would have been proud to have played it, and in the context of the game it was exceptional. "
Dravid during the post-match interview after one of the games he said " Sanju batted beautifully, He has a long way to go ". We wish the young Sanju Samson the very best.


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