New Delhi: It has been nine years since Sanju Samson played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with his excellent stroke play. Samson, who started his IPL career with rajasthan royals (RR) in 2013, has impressed everyone with his game, especially with his batting. Sanju's figures reveal his talents with his age. Samson has been consistently performing well at the domestic level and in tournaments like IPL. Even there has been talk about Samson for quite some time, though his figures tell a different story. Statistics show that he has become one of the best batsmen in recent times and this suggests that he is making valuable contributions in the above formats.
Since 2020, Samson has dominated the run-charts at No. 1. While he is number three in T20 cricket. There are no two opinions that Sanju's continuity as a captain has reached a new dimension. The way he plans his innings, or his thoughtful strategies, and not forgetting his calm nature, makes him a skilled leader. He is the highest run-scorer with 1274 runs in 39 innings at a strike rate of 148.48. His average of 37.47 proves him to be an important asset for his team. In the last three seasons, his score of over 10 fifty, along with England's David Malan, has been the joint best. At the same time, we can't ignore their incredible figures against spinners either. Samson is second on the charts with a best strike rate of 154.39, with 474 runs to his name from 30 innings. He has scored three centuries (119, 102*, and 102) and 16 fiftys so far. When it comes to playing against spinners, Sanju becomes extremely dangerous.
Even as a non-opener among the Indian players (in the IPL), Samson is in the first line with 1180 runs in 39 innings at a strike rate of 148.24 in the table. He is only 50 runs away from becoming the top 5 player of the IPL in terms of batting. If you take a look at his T20 statistics, you will find that Samson has scored 5,035 runs in 205 T20Is. The 27-year-old has so far hit 394 fours and 221 sixes while scoring three centuries and 31 fifties.
Sanju Samson has proved his talent time and again with his bat. Whether it's chasing scores or taking his team to victory, this young batsman has never disappointed. His performance, graph and figures prove his talented playership and a strong personality. As a cricketer he has everything, and his performance on the field is the biggest witness to that.