Sanju Samson Secures Spot in India’s ODI Squad for South Africa Tour

Amidst the buzz surrounding India’s tour to South Africa, the return of dynamic cricketer Sanju Samson to the international stage has added a captivating dimension to the squad. The wicketkeeper-batsman has earned his place in the One-Day International (ODI) lineup, marking his comeback after a brief hiatus.

Samson, known for his explosive batting prowess, has experienced a fluctuating journey in the Indian cricket landscape. His last appearance in the ODIs was in August earlier this year during the West Indies tour, followed by a stint in the T20Is in Ireland. Despite his contributions, the elusive World Cup spot remained out of reach.


Having made his ODI debut in July 2021, the 29-year-old has accumulated valuable experience in the format. Samson boasts a commendable record, featuring in 13 matches and amassing 390 runs at an impressive average of 55.71, coupled with a striking strike rate of 104.00.

As India gears up for a comprehensive series in South Africa, the inclusion of Sanju Samson infuses the squad with a blend of experience and dynamism. Cricket enthusiasts eagerly await his explosive performances, anticipating a stellar show in the ODIs that promise thrilling cricketing action on the African soil.