Samson scored his maiden half-century in the 2nd T20I between India and Ireland

Samson scored his maiden half-century within the 2nd T20I between India and Eire | Picture: BCCI


  • Sanju Samson made a sensational return to the Indian facet on Tuesday.
  • Samson smashed his maiden half-century for India.
  • Samson and Deepak Hooda additionally registered India’s highest partnership in T20I cricket.
Wicketkeeper-batter Sanju Samson lived as much as everybody’s expectations because the Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper made a formidable return to the Indian nationwide facet on Tuesday. Enjoying his first match within the lately concluded T20I sequence between India and Eire, Samson performed the position of the aggressor at The Village. Samson notched up his maiden half-century for the Males In Blue as India managed to register a sequence win over the hosts.

Although Samson earned plaudits for his chic knock within the sequence decider, former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has nonetheless questioned the consistency of the Indian wicketkeeper-batter within the worldwide enviornment. Considered one of many most interesting batters in white-ball cricket, Samson has struggled for kind lately. The Indian wicketkeeper-batter was added to the Indian taking part in XI solely after opener Ruturaj Gaikwad was dominated out of the 2nd T20I attributable to a calf niggle.

Talking on his YouTube channel after India’s four-run win over Eire within the 2nd T20I, former Pakistani spinner Kaneria praised Samson for benefiting from the chance within the sequence decider. “The T20 World Cup 2022 is inching nearer and India have gotten quite a lot of choices like Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson for the wicketkeeper’s position. Samson acquired a possibility (in opposition to Eire) and made essentially the most of it. Nevertheless it stays to be seen if he may be constant,” Kaneria stated.

Interview With Ireland Player Mark Adair Ahead Of The Two T20 Match Series vs India
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Becoming a member of the forces with an on-song Deepak Hooda, opener Samson went after the Eire bowlers proper from the phrase go within the 2nd T20I at The Village. Samson scored 77 off 42 balls whereas Hooda slammed his maiden century (104 off 57 balls) to assist India put up the match-winning whole at Dublin. “Ishan Kishan and Ruturaj Gaikwad have additionally acquired many probabilities to open. Nonetheless, the 2 have struggled when it comes to consistency,” Kaneria added.


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