Sanju Samson’s top five IPL innings

Sanju Samson’s top five IPL innings

RR skipper Sanju Samson is currently going through a purple patch. Let's revisit a few of his top-quality knocks.

Sanju Samson has always been a valuable asset for the Rajasthan Royals. Leading from the front, his consistency has been incredible in the last few years. Let’s revisit some of his top-quality knocks for his franchise over the years.

Sanju Samson’s Top Knocks in the IPL

Royal Challengers Bengaluru2018 92(45)
Sunrisers Hyderabad 2019102(55)
Punjab Kings2020 85(42)
Punjab Kings2021 119(63)
Lucknow Super Giants2024 82(52)

92(45) vs RCB (2018): When Sanju outclassed a star-studded RCB

Sanju Samson’s unbeaten knock of 92 runs off 45 balls trolled the bowling line-up of RCB. Owing to his classy innings, RR registered a mammoth total of 217 runs in 20 overs.

RR went on to win the match by 19 runs, and he was adjudged the Player of the Match.

102(55) vs SRH (2019): Fireworks in Hyderabad

10 boundaries and four sixes, Sanju Samson’s heroic knock once again proved his ability to score in crucial games as he went on to score 102 runs in just 55 balls.

Because of this, RR posted a giant total of 198 runs in 20 overs. But it all went in vain as SRH chased down the total in just 19 overs and won the match by five wickets.

85(42) vs PBKS: Sarjah witnesses Sanju’s sublime innings

Samson hammered 85 runs in 42 balls against KL Rahul’s Punjab Kings and helped his side chase down a record-breaking score of 223, that too with three balls remaining. Samson hit the joint-fastest IPL half-century by an Indian, 50 off 27 balls in that match.

119(63) vs PBKS

After this innings, he broke the tag of being a first-innings batter. Chasing a stiff target of 222 runs in 20 overs, Samson single-handedly brought it down to 13 off six balls in their opening match against the Punjab Kings. RR fell short by the barest of margins as they lost the game by five runs.

82(52) vs LSG (2024)

In the opening match of IPL 2024, he played a beautiful innings, scoring 82 runs in just 52 balls. RR won the match by 20 runs.


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