Samson will lead Rajasthan Royals within the 2021 IPL season because the franchise parted methods with final version skipper Steve Smith forward of the public sale.
“I don’t think anyone can be like MS Dhoni. I would like to be myself. Sanju Samson will be good enough,” the Rajasthan Royals web site quoted Samson as saying.
Rajasthan Royals may need completed on the backside of the desk however they have been solely two factors behind the third and fourth ranked crew, such was the extraordinary competitors on the planet’s greatest T20 league in 2020.
Samson thanked followers for supporting the Royals through the topsy turvy experience and promised to convey smiles again on their faces on this yr’s IPL.
“I would like to thank each and every fan out there for supporting our team and being with us no matter what. I’ll make sure that we play some good cricket for you guys and bring a smile on your faces. Thanks a lot, guys,” mentioned Samson.
Rajasthan Royals purchased South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris for Rs 16.25 crore, making him the costliest participant on the mini-public sale in February.
The Royals additionally added Bangladesh left-armer Mustafizur Rehman to their quick-bowling arsenal for the season and picked India all-rounder Shivam Dube to bolster the decrease-order.
“I think our team management did a fantastic job in the auction and we got almost every player we wanted. Each and every player’s role is going to be crucial in this season,” mentioned Samson.
IPL will start on April 9 with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians locking horns within the match opener. Rajasthan Royals will play their first recreation on April 12 towards Punjab Kings in Mumbai.