March 20, 2023

Sanju Samson (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 2, 2022

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Short Biography

Sanju Samson was born on 11-11-1994 in Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player.

Other Name: Sanju Viswanath Samson

Sanju Samson Complete Bio & Career

Sanju was too fond of cricket so that's of the reason he started playing cricket at a very tender age. He studied at the Rosary Senior High School in Delhi and completed his high school studies in St. Thiruvananthapuram Joseph HigherSecondary School, Kerala. He was a prominent part of the Kerala cricket team. He triumphed over the team and finally finished his debut U-16 match with his century. He was the captain of the Under-19 Kerala State Cricket teams.

At the age of 15, he was chosen to play in the Ranji Trophy from Kerala. On June 2012, he represented India at the u-19 Asia Cup which got held in Malaysia. At that time he was just14 in the tournament by scoring 14 runs in just 3 matches. In 2013, even during the u-19 Asia Cup held in UAE, he helped to keep the cup in the final against Pakistan, through his prominent performance by scoring a century.

He was the vice-captain of the Under-19 Indian team and began his Ranji career for the Kerala team on 3 November 2011. In 2012, the 17-year - old Sanju Samson was bought by the KKR team. In 2013, Rajasthan Royals probably bought him by seeing his energetic performances in the previous seasons. But before the match, against Kings 11 Punjab, a regular wicketkeeper, Deepak Yagnik was hurt and made his debut on 13 April 2013. Sanju executed many unforgettable innings for the Rajasthan Royals.

He was a great player and was acknowledged for his wonderful cricket style. He made his own IPL in 2017 by fielding many fantastic big hits. He was one of the only flashing lights for Delhi Daredevils in this very memorable season. In IPL player auction 2018, he was once again roped in by his former franchise Rajasthan Royals. 

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Sanju Samson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Samson Viswanath
Mother Lijy Viswanath
Brother Saly Samson
Sister None
Wife Charulatha

He was born to Samson Viswanath (Police Constable) and Lijy Viswanath (Homemaker). He has a brother named Saly Samson. He was in a relationship with his college classmate Charulatha from last five-six years & married her on 22-12-2018. Sanju and Charu were classmate at Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Charulatha is a daughter of a senior journalist B. Ramesh Kumar.

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Life's Important Dates Of Sanju Samson

Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Vizhinjam,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Vizhinjam,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
School St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
College Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum
Qualification B.A.
Hobbies Playing Cricket, Travelling, Listening Music
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Twenty20 International debut for India against Zimbabwe on 19 July 2015
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Virat Kohli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Place Dubai, Italy
Favorite Food Non Veg Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sanju Samson

  • Sanju was recognized by an official poll as the " Best Young Player of the Season" in the IPL in 2013.
  • He was part of the Indian team for the one-day international matches in the Indian tour of England in 2014.
  • On 22 December 2018, Sanju Samson married his girlfriend Charulatha in Thiruvananthapuram to whom he was in a relationship since his college time.
  • When he was 15 years old, he was selected to play in the Ranji Trophy for Kerala.
  • He debuted on 3 November 2011 for the Kerala Ranji trophy team.
  • On 5 May 2013, in his 4th IPL match for Rajasthan Royals against Pune Warriors, he won the' Naya soch ' award
  • In 2016, IPL Franchise Delhi Daredevils drafted him at the IPL auction for a fee of 4.2 crores.
  • He was the second youngest player after Manish Pandey to score an IPL century.

Sanju Samson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

28 years, 4months, 9 days old age Sanju Samson will turn 29 on 11 November, 2023. Only 7 months, 21 days, 13 hours,46 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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