Sanju Samson Wiki Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Career & more.


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About Sanju Samson

Sanju Viswanath Samson better known as Sanju Samson is an Indian Cricketer who was born in Trivandrum City of Kerala, India. Samson is one of the best young cricketers who represents Kerala Ranji Team in Indian Domestic Cricket. Sanju has also played for Under-19 Indian Team and was the vice captain of the team. He has also Scored a fastest double century in List A cricket in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match between Kerala and Goa.


Full Name Sanju Viswanath Samson
Nick Name Sanju Samson
Date Of Birth November 11, 1994 [1]wikipedia
Birth Place Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Scorpio
Nationality Indian
International Debut 2015
Profession Cricketer(Wicketkeeper-Batsman)
Batting Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Right Hand Bowler

Physical  Stats

Height In feet- 5 feet 7 inch
In centimetre- 170.18
Weight In kilogram- 62 kg
In Pound- 136.68 lbs
Age in 2020 26 Years
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Shoe Size 9 UK


Father : Samson Viswanath

Mother : Malayalis Lily

Personal Life




Relationship & more

Marital Status Married
Wife Charulatha Samson

Favorite Things

  • Sanju Samson’s favourite Batsman are Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers and Brian Lara. He also likes playing style of Virat Kohli and Rahul Dravid.
  • His favourite bowler is Zaheer Khan.
  • His favourite book to read is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
  • Sanju loves eating Tapioca and Fish Curry.

Social Media


Money Factor

Net Worth Approx $5 Million
Income Source Cricket


Does Samson consume Alcohol? No
Does Samson smoke Cigarettes? No
Can Drive? Yes
Can Sanju Samson Swim? Yes
Is Sanju a Yoga Practitioner? No
Does Gym? Yes
Is Sanju a Jogger? Yes
Eating Habit? Non-Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

Hobbies Travelling and Reading
Food Tapioca and Fish Curry
Music Soul
Sports Cricket


  • In Indian Domestic Cricket, Sanju plays for his State team Kerala.
  • His first-class debut for Kerala came on 3rd November 2011.
  • In the Ranji Trophy 2015-16, he also captained Kerala Ranji Team and became the youngest captain in the Ranji Trophy.
  • In Ranji Trophy 2017-18 Season, Sanju was the leading run scorer of the season by scoring 627 runs in 7 Matches.
  • Then in 2014, Sanju was selected in the Squad for England in India’s National Team but was not given any chance in playing 11 and didn’t play any match on the tour.
  • Then in the year 2015, Sanju got his first breakthrough and made his debut against Zimbabwe.
  • In October 2019, Sanju made the fastest double century by scoring 212 of 129 balls in a Vijay Hazare match against Goa.
  • Later in the same month, Sanju was selected in the National team for a series against Bangladesh.
  • In November 2019, He played a match against West Indies in his home town Trivandrum and got a huge ovation from the spectators.
  • Sanju was then selected for series against New Zealand as an opener in 2020 but didn’t make a good impact in that match. [2]IMDB

IPL Career

  • Samson was initially bought by Kolkata Knight Riders franchise for 2012 IPL Season but he didn’t get any chance in playing 11 in whole season.
  • Then in 2013 IPL season, Sanju was bought by Rajasthan Royals team and made his IPL debut on 13th April 2013.
  • Then in the second match that season, Sanju made his maiden half century in IPL by scoring 63 of 41 balls and became the youngest player to score a half century in IPL and won the Best Young Player Award in 2013.
  • Rajasthan Royals retained Sanju for 2014 IPL season and played few crucial innings for his team.
  • Then in IPL 2015, Sanju didn’t scored much runs and scoring just one 50+ score that season.
  • Sanju was bought by Delhi Daredevils for 2016 IPL season for 4.2 Crores.
  • Sanju was retained by Delhi Daredevils for 2017 IPL season and scored a maiden IPL Century that season against Rising Pune Supergiants.
  • Then in 2018, he was again bought by Rajasthan Royals franchise and played some crucial knocks for his team.
  • He was even retained by Rajasthan Royals Team for 2019 IPL season and in that season, he scored his second IPL century against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
  • In the year 2019, He became the youngest batsman to score 2000 runs in IPL.
  • In 2021, Sanju Captained the Rajasthan Royals Team in IPL 2021 Season.

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