“I am confident of batting anywhere in the order” – Sanju Samson
By SMCS - Sep 22, 2022 12:21 pm
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India wicketkeeper batter Sanju Samson is currently focused on performing in the India A games after not getting selected in the T20 World Cup squad and said that getting into the elite 15 of the national team is more challenging than ever. However, he will lead India A against New Zealand A in a 3-match ODI series in Chennai as well.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson scored a fifty

”Playing different roles is something I have worked on for a lot of years. I am confident of batting anywhere in the order.” Sanju Samson believes that to be successful, one needs to be flexible too. ”You should not fix a spot for yourself. You cannot tell people: ‘I am an opener or I am a finisher.’In the last three-four years, playing in various roles and spots (in order) has added a new dimension to my game,” he again added.

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The veteran player, who has featured in 7 ODIs and 16 T20Is so far, has also said finding a spot in the Indian team is quite challenging and there is a lot of competition too as well.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson and Deepak Hooda made a partnership

”It really does get challenging. Finding a place in the Indian team is really challenging. There is a lot of competition around, even within players who are in the team now. When these things happen, it is important to focus on myself,” Sanju Samson said in response to a question. ”I am happy with the way I am performing. I want to improve…”

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”The quality of cricketers we have in our team is unbelievable. So, it really helps each and every individual to raise their level. We keep on challenging ourselves. We try to perform every time we get an opportunity. They (India A games) are really important. There is not much difference between an A game and an international game. The competition is almost the same. so it is important to make use of the opportunities,” Sanju Samson concluded.