In the IPL 2021, Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson has made a big disclosure before the start of the tournament. He said that he had no idea that he could also become the captain of the franchise. He had not even thought about captaining the Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021. In the interview, Samson said that the idea of captaincy was not going on in his mind. But now that they have become, they will try to keep things simple. Saju Samson said, “I am keen to lead Rajasthan Royals. Of course, many things are going on in my mind about this. But, I will try to keep things simple. I am happy to be the captain. ”
Captaincy was not even in the know – Samson
Samson said, “Honestly speaking, till last year I had not even thought that I could even take command of Rajasthan Royals. Our Lead Honor Manoj Badale told me that the franchise wants me to lead the team. He asked me about this role. Samson has played 107 matches in the IPL, scoring 2582 runs at an average of 27.78 with a strike rate of 133.74. During this time, the wicketkeeper batsman has scored 2 centuries and 13 half-centuries.
Samson does not want to be like Dhoni
After speaking on the captaincy, Sanju Samson said one more thing in his interview. He said that he does not want to be like MS Dhoni, who has been a best captain and best wicketkeeper in international cricket. Samson also gave the reason behind his thinking. He said that no one can and cannot be like Dhoni. Kerala wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson said, “I don’t think anybody can be like MS Dhoni.” I am barley I want to be like that. Sanju Samson is enough in itself.
Samson has dual responsibility in IPL 2021
In IPL 2021, 27-year-old Samson will have 2 responsibilities. He will not only have to perform with his bat for the team, but will also have to show his stamina under the captaincy. In front of them, the responsibility of recovering from the failure of Rajasthan Royals last year is like a mountain. In the IPL 2020, Rajasthan’s team was at the bottom of the points table.