Sanju Samson (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Sanju Samson

Real NameSanju Viswanath Samson
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- N/A
ODI- On 23 July 2021 against Sri Lanka in Colombo
T20- On 19 July 2015 against Zimbabwe in Harare
Coach/MentorBiju George
Jersey Number#9(India)
#9(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamIndia, Delhi Daredevils, India Under-19s, Kerala, Kerala Cricket Association XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite ShotPull shot
Records (main ones)• Youngest IPL player to score a half century in 2013 IPL in a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
• Also, the Youngest IPL player to score a half century in 2013 CLT20 in a match against Mumbai Indians.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2013-14 Under-19 Asia Cup in UAE.
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 November 1994
Age (as in 2018)24 Years
Birth PlaceTrivandrum, Kerala, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownTrivandrum, Kerala, India
SchoolRosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi
St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram
CollegeMar Ivanios College, Trivandrum
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts
FamilyFather- Samson Viswanath (Police)
Mother- Lijy Viswanath
Brother- Saly Samson (Younger)
Sister- N/A
Sanju Samson with his family
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Rahul Dravid and AB de Villiers
Bowler: Zaheer Khan and R Ashwin
Favourite FoodTapioca and fish curry
Favourite BookThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseCharulatha (m. 2018-present)
Sanju Samson with his wife Charulatha
Marriage Date22 December 2018
Marriage PlaceThiruvananthapuram
Sanju Samson and Charulatha's marriage photo
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Sanju Samson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanju Samson

  • Does Sanju Samson smoke?: No
  • Does Sanju Samson drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Sanju started playing cricket for Kerela under 13 teams, where he captained the team and hit a century on his debut.
  • When he was 19 years old, he played for IPL team Rajasthan Royals for 10 lakhs (INR), but after his good performance, he was retained by them for 4 crores (INR).
  • His father left his job as a Police constable in Delhi, to support him in his cricketing career.
  • He wanted to be an IPS officer.
  • In the 2013-14 Under-19 Asia Cup, he scored a 87 balls hundred in the finals against Pakistan to win the trophy.
  • Initially, he didn’t liked fielding much.