Some Interesting Facts About Sanju Samson, The Indian Cricketer!

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Abirath EV

He is an Indian cricketer who plays for India's national team, Kerala, and for Rajasthan Royal in the India Premier League.

He's one of India's best right-handed wicketkeepers. He made his first-class debut aged 17 against Vidarbha.

Sanju is the youngest batsman to reach 1,000 runs in the IPL and the youngest cricketer to lead a Ranji Trophy team.

When Sanju was 19, he played for Rajasthan Royals for 10 Lakhs but was later booked for 4 crores.

During the India tour of New Zealand, he was also picked for the T20I series and played as an opener.

Height: 5'7" tall Weight: Nearly 60 kg Eye Color: Black eyes Hair Color: Black Birthplace: Trivandrum, Kerala, India Zodiac Sign: Scorpio Age: Currently, he's 28

Physical Stats

His father is Samson Viswanath, a police officer. His mother is Lijy Viswanath. Saly Samson is Sanju's younger brother.


On 8 September 2018, Sanju Samson announced his marriage to his long-time girlfriend Charulatha. They met at Mar Ivanios College.


Sanju attended Rosary Senior Secondary School in Delhi and St. Joseph's in Thiruvananthapuram. Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum, awarded him a BA.


Sanju Samson's primary source of income is from BCCI and advertisements and his expected net worth is $9 Million, INR 72 crore.

Net worth

Sanju Samson wanted to be an IPS officer before he became a cricket player. He won the IPL 2013 award for Best Young Player of the Season.

Before the 2021 Kerala Legislative Assembly Election, Sanju was chosen to be the icon of the election for the state of Kerala.