Sanju Samson has suffered yet one more blow in his pursuit to get his worldwide profession again on observe. The wicketkeeper-batsman made his debut for India method again in 2014 however is but to cement his spot within the workforce.
The indicators had been fairly promising in the previous couple of months as he frequently bought call-ups from the T20 and the ODI workforce. Nonetheless, issues have began going downhill as soon as once more after his failure to do nicely with the bat in opposition to West Indies a couple of weeks in the past. Sanju Samson didn’t make the lower for the Asia Cup and solely made it to the workforce as a touring reserve.
He couldn’t even make it to the second-string Indian facet for the Asian Video games. And on Monday (September 18), he suffered yet one more setback when the choice panel determined in opposition to together with him within the India squad for the upcoming three-match sequence in opposition to Australia.
Captain Rohit Sharma in addition to the likes of Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, and Kuldeep Yadav have been rested for the primary two video games. With plenty of key gamers rested for the primary two video games, Sanju Samson would have hoped to get a call-up. Nonetheless, the Ajit Agarkar-led choice panel determined in opposition to it.
Irfan Pathan’s tackle Sanju Samson getting ignored:
The Indian cricketing fraternity got here up with some fascinating reactions after Sanju Samson didn’t make the lower for the Australia sequence. There have been calls from a number of quarters of the followers for the batsman to vary nationalities. Quite a few followers urged Sanju Samson to modify worldwide groups with a purpose to revive his profession.
— Ankur Tiwari (@ankurumm) September 18, 2023
Sanju Samson ought to begin the method for US visa. If every little thing goes nicely he might signify USA in T20 WC 2024.
— Diamond (@DiamondTheHeera) September 19, 2023
Amidst all these, former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has made an fascinating commentary.
Taking to X, Pathan posted: “If I’m rather than @IamSanjuSamson proper now I will probably be very disillusioned….”
If I’m rather than @IamSanjuSamson proper now I will probably be very disillusioned…
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) September 18, 2023
With India making an attempt out the likes of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Rinku Singh in current occasions, Sanju Samson might be set for a prolonged spell out of the Indian workforce. It could not be stunning in any respect if he doesn’t play for the nationwide workforce any time quickly.
India squad for Australia For first two ODIs: KL Rahul (c), Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Tilak Varma, Prasidh Krishna, R Ashwin, Washington Sundar.
India squad for Australia third ODI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya, Virat Kohli, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel (topic to health), R Ashwin, Washington Sundar.