Sanju Samson

  • IPL 7: Rajasthan Royals edge Sunrisers Hyderabad to win by 4 wickets 18-04-2014 11:44 PM

    Rajasthan Royals got off to a winning start in IPL 7 thanks to Ajinkya Rahane and Stuart Binny, who rescued the side from a shaky start to chase down Sunrisers Hyderabad's 133 for 4 at Abu Dhabi on Friday. After restricting SRH to an average total, RR lost three early...
  • As it happened: IPL 7, Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 18-04-2014 07:20 PM

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Rahane (59) and Binny (48*) added crucial 77 runs that rescued Rajasthan from a shaky start to chase down Hyderabad's 133 in Match 4 of IPL 7. Pre-match: Rajasthan Royals fought both on and off the field last year,...
  • Bishnoi powers Rajasthan to thrilling win over Kerala in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy 10-04-2014 04:44 PM

    Led by skipper Rajesh Bishnoi's blistering 75 off 36 balls, Rajasthan rallied brilliantly from a difficult situation to beat Kerala by three wickets with a ball to spare for their second straight victory in the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 Group B game on Thursday. In another Group B...
  • Rajasthan Royals won't miss Rahul Dravid, says Sanju Samson 10-04-2014 08:42 AM

    Sanju Viswanath Samson is not like another teenager. At 19, he has emerged as one of the most sought-after young talents in India's cricket circles, and during his stint with the Rajasthan Royals, Samson has looked ever so ready to don the India jersey. The gutsy right-hander earned laurels from...
  • India beat West Indies by 46 runs to finish fifth in U-19 World Cup 27-02-2014 08:30 PM

    Sharjah: India finished fifth in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the West Indies by 46 runs in a high-scoring classification match on Thursday. In the fifth/sixth position play-off match, India overcame Tagenarine Chanderpaul's century to emerge victorious at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Opting...
  • As it happened: India vs England, U-19 World Cup quarter-finals 22-02-2014 10:28 AM

    ENGLAND INNINGS (chasing 222 to win) Chasing a challenging total of 222, the England batsmen held their nerve and closed the contest in the last over. End of 49.1 overs: Rob Jones (28*) and Rob Sayer (10*) held their nerves to take England past the finish line. Jones struck a...
  • U-19 WC: Confident India take on England in quarter-final 21-02-2014 05:13 PM

    Dubai: Having won all their group stage matches convincingly, defending champions India will have a slight edge when they lock horns with England in the quarter-finals of the Under-19 World Cup here on Saturday. In-form India had notched up a mammoth 245-run win over New Papua Guinea in their last...
  • India post 245-run win, continue unbeaten run in U-19 WC 19-02-2014 05:54 PM

    Sharjah: Sanju Samson and Kuldeep Yadav stole the limelight with individual brilliance as a strong India continued their unbeaten run with a crushing 245-run win over minnows Papua New Guinea in the Under-19 World Cup on Wednesday. Opting to bat in their last league match, the defending champions posted a...
  • Pakistan the team to beat at U-19 World Cup: Sanju Samson 14-02-2014 05:54 AM

    Current batting sensation Virat Kohli owes the foundation of his current iconic status to the U-19 World Cup, and young batting star from Kerala - Sanju Viswanath Samson - hope to follow in his footsteps at the 2014 edition beginning in the UAE from February 14. Samson made headlines after...
  • Chance for U-19 players to showcase talent at World Cup 13-02-2014 09:58 PM

    Dubai: Future stars will get a chance to show their talent, potential and prowess when the ICC U-19 World Cup gets underway across the United Arab Emirates on Friday. The tournament has provided impetus to the careers of stalwarts like Michael Atherton, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Nasser Hussain, Brian Lara, Sanath Jayasuriya and...
  • Vijay Zol to lead India at ICC U-19 World Cup 13-01-2014 06:50 PM

    Vijay Zol has been named as India captain for the ICC Under 19 World Cup starting in the United Arab Emirates on February 15. Zol also led India to junior Asia Cup title recently. The Maharashtra batsman was also part of the Unmukt Chand-led team that lifted the cup last...
  • Rajasthan retain Watson, Rahane, Faulkner, Binny, Samson 10-01-2014 06:34 PM

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals on Friday retained Shane Watson, Ajinkya Rahane, James Faulkner, Stuart Binny and Sanju Samson ahead of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction next month. The five players, retained on the day of the players' retention deadline, will continue to represent the team as it prepares for...
  • Sanju Samson's family owe everything to Rahul Dravid 05-01-2014 03:00 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Samson family here owes the phenomenal growth of their cricketer son Sanju to former India captain Rahul Dravid. The Samsons are basking in glory after Sanju smashed a quickfire century in Sharjah Saturday to help India beat Pakistan in the final and win the Under-19 Asia Cup. "It...
  • Zol, Samson star as India beat Pakistan to lift U-19 Asia Cup 04-01-2014 07:00 PM

    Sharjah: Riding on the centuries of skipper Vijay Zol and Sanju Samson, India defeated Pakistan by 40 runs in the Under-19 Asia Cup here on Saturday. After put in to bat, India posted a big total of 314 for 8 in 50 overs and Pakistan failed to overhaul the target...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Under-19 Asia Cup 04-01-2014 12:36 PM

    Catch all the action from Pakistan vs India, Under-19 Asia Cup final at Sharjah Cricket Stadium with our live updates. PAKISTAN INNINGS: End of over 50, PAKISTAN 274 for 9: India are deserving winners of U-19 Asia Cup as they restrict Pakistan to to 274 for 9. Kamran Ghulam 102...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 9, Day 4 02-01-2014 08:27 AM

    Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were dismissed cheaply in yet another pathetic batting show by Delhi, who are now staring at a big defeat against table toppers Karnataka. Skipper Perveez Rasool scored 83 while opener Adil Rishi and middle-order batsman Hardeep Rishi scored half-centuries as Jammu and Kashmir moved a...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 9, Day 3 01-01-2014 09:12 AM

    Catch all the Live updates from Day 3 of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Day 2 Round-up: Stuart Binny celebrated his maiden call-up into the Indian team with a scintillating 88 as table toppers Karnataka asserted their supremacy with a solid performance reaching 226 for 5 at...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 9, Day 2 31-12-2013 08:33 AM

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Manan Vohra cracked a brilliant century, while India's out-of-favour batsman Yuvraj Singh chipped in with 39 runs as Punjab posted a massive 380 for four on day one. In Group B, Arindam Ghosh...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 9, Day 1 30-12-2013 09:26 AM

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. After a defeat at the hands of Baroda in the last match, Saurashtra need a victory against Services in their final group B match starting here on Monday, to secure a quarter-final place....
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 5, Day 3 30-11-2013 09:02 AM

    Catch live updates across all matches in Round 5 of the Ranji Trophy played from Nov 28 to Dec 1. In Group A on Day 2, wicketkeeper Aditya Tare slammed a blazing hundred to put champions Mumbai in total command against minnows Vidarbha. Meanwhile in the big Group B clash,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 5, Day 2 29-11-2013 09:19 AM

    Catch live updates across all matches in Round 5 of the Ranji Trophy to be played from Nov 28 to Dec 1. In the big Group B clash between Tamil Nadu and Saurashtra, Abhinav Mukund's century took TN to a solid 268 for 2 on the opening day. Meanwhile in...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 5, Day 1 28-11-2013 09:04 AM

    Catch live updates across all matches in Round 5 of the Ranji Trophy to be played from Nov 28 to Dec 1. Mumbai take on Vidarbha at home and Haryana host Punjab in the feature matches of Group A. Meanwhile in Group B, Tamil Nadu play Saurashtra. In Group C,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14: Round 3, Day 4 17-11-2013 10:57 AM

    Catch all the live updates from the fourth day of Round 3 matches played across India in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season. On Day 3, pacer Rishi Dhawan grabbed a five-wicket haul as Himachal Pradesh crushed Jammu & Kashmir to an innings and 192-run defeat in their Ranji Trophy group...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Kerala and Assam bag three points each 10-11-2013 06:38 PM

    Kannur: Kerala picked three points on the basis of first innings lead after their Ranji Trophy group C match against Andhra ended in a draw, here Sunday. Resuming on 288 for three, Andhra were bowled out for 431 in reply to Kerala's first innings total of 486. Bodapati Sumanth scored...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Kerala post 486; Andhra 42/0 at stumps on Day 2 08-11-2013 07:38 PM

    Kannur: An impressive display by their batsmen enabled Kerala post a huge 486 against Andhra in their first innings in a Group C match of the Ranji Trophy on Friday. In reply to Kerala's first innings total, Andhra were 42 for no loss at stumps on day two with openers...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Samson continues his good form; HP's Malik grabs a five-for 07-11-2013 08:24 PM

    Kannur: Kerala's Sanju Samson continued his impressive start to the Ranji Trophy season as he smashed his second century of the tournament against Andhra to lift his side to 236 for 4 in their Group C match on Thursday. After hosts elected to bat, Samson, who hit a scintillating 211...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Samson, Zol score double centuries on Day 3 29-10-2013 08:58 PM

    Pune: India U-19 skipper Vijay Zol smashed a terrific unbeaten double hundred and opener Harshad Khadiwale scored a century as Maharashtra gained upperhand over Tripura at the end of Day 3 of their Ranji Trophy Group C match, on Tueday. Resuming the day on 133 for 1, overnight batsmen Zol...
  • Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals to win their 2nd CLT20 title 06-10-2013 11:26 PM

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians gave Sachin Tendulkar a perfect send off from T20 cricket, winning their second Champions League Twenty20 title, beating Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in the summit clash at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Sunday. Riding on quick runs by Dwayne Smith (44 off 39) and...
  • Dravid lauds team for win against Perth Scorchers 30-09-2013 09:02 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid on Sunday lauded his team for their "professionalism" and described the nine-wicket victory over Perth Scorchers in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 as a "clinical" performance. "It's nice to win and play well. It was a really good and clinical...
  • CLT20: Clinical Rajasthan Royals cruise into semi-finals 29-09-2013 11:12 PM

    Jaipur: Kevon Cooper took a four-for and Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson scored half-centuries as Rajasthan Royals continued their winning run at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, beating Perth Scorchers easily by nine wickets to cruise to the semi-finals. While a disciplined bowling effort by Rajasthan bowlers restricted Perth to just...