Achieving a Milestone: Sanju Samson Crosses 6000 Runs in T20 Cricket
Florida – Despite the recent disappointment in the last T20 match against the West Indies, Sanju Samson has etched his name in the annals of T20 history. The talented cricketer reached a significant milestone in his T20 career, exceeding the commendable total of 6000 runs. This feat was accomplished during a game in Florida, where Sanju contributed 13 runs off just nine deliveries.
Sanju started the series requiring 21 runs to achieve the magical 6000-run mark. However, he faced early setbacks in the first two games, scoring a mere 12 and seven runs, respectively. Unfortunately, luck evaded him in the subsequent matches as he did not even get a chance to bat.
Known for his incredible batting prowess, Virat Kohli claimed the title of being the first player to surpass the 6000-run milestone in T20 cricket. Kohli’s impressive tally currently stands at 11,965 runs from 374 T20 matches. Following closely behind is Captain Rohit Sharma, who amassed 11,035 runs from 423 matches. Moreover, renowned players such as Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Gautam Gambhir, and Ambati Rayudu have all managed to join this elite club of 6000-run achievers.
Sanju Samson’s Remarkable T20 Career
Sanju Samson’s incredible batting abilities have been witnessed not only while playing for the Indian national team but also in his outings for Kerala, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals (formerly known as Delhi Daredevils). Boasting a remarkable highest score of 119 runs, Sanju maintains an impressive strike rate of 133.07, accompanied by an average of 28.60 in T20 cricket. His illustrious career also includes an impressive tally of 38 half-centuries and three centuries. Sanju made his T20 debut in the year 2011, and his first appearance in the Indian jersey was against Zimbabwe in 2015.
Sanju’s Future: Clouded by Criticism?
Following the disappointing fifth T20 match against the West Indies, criticism surrounding Sanju’s performance has been intense. Many wonder about the future trajectory of his career in light of this setback. However, it is crucial to analyze the vast body of work Sanju has produced throughout his career before jumping to conclusions. With his immense talent and numerous achievements, Sanju Samson remains a formidable force to reckon with in the world of cricket.
Florida: Despite last T20 disappointment against West Indies, Sanju Samson has achieved a milestone in his T20 career. Today, Sanju returned with 13 runs in nine balls. But Sanju managed to secure 6000 runs in T20 cricket. Sanju crossed the magic number when he scored two runs in the game in Florida. Sanju needed 21 runs when the series started. But Sanju went out for 12 runs in the first game and seven runs in the second game. The star did not get a chance to bat in the next two games.
Virat Kohli is the first player to cross 6000 in T20 cricket. Kohli scored 11,965 runs in 374 T20 matches. Captain Rohit Sharma is behind. The Indian captain scored 11,035 runs from 423 matches. Besides Shikhar Dhawan (9645), Suresh Raina (8654), Robin Uthappa (7272), MS Dhoni (7271), Dinesh Karthik (7081), KL Rahul (7066), Manish Pandey (6810), Suryakumar Yadav (6503). Gautam Gambhir (6402) and Ambati Rayudu (6028) had also crossed 6000.
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Sanju scored so many runs while playing for the Indian team, Kerala, Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals). Sanju’s highest score is 119 runs. Sanju’s strike rate is 133.07 with an average of 28.60. Sanju’s T20 career includes 38 fifties and three centuries. Sanju played his T20 debut in 2011. He also debuted in the Indian jersey against Zimbabwe in 2015.
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