IPL 2020: Sanju Samson Says- No One Can Play Like MS Dhoni


No one can’ and ‘no one should try’ to play like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson said

“No one can” and “no one should try” to play like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson said on Tuesday, rejecting correlations with the cricket extraordinary in the wake of overwhelming the IPL with his mind boggling hitting ability.

Samson cleared the boundaries at will to power his franchise Rajasthan Royals to two huge successes over Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab, the subsequent one consummation in record IPL pursue.

After his endeavors, Congress MP from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, considered him the next MS Dhoni.

Be that as it may, Samson didn’t think thus, very like previous India player and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir.

“I am sure that no one can and no one should try to play like him. It’s not at all easy to play like MS Dhoni, so leave that aside. I never think of playing like MS Dhoni. He is a legend of Indian cricket, legend of the game,” Samson said.

“I only focus on my game, what I can do, how I can do it best and how I can win matches,” the Keralite included, again like Gambhir, just before his group’s match against Kolkata Knight Riders here.

Reacting to Tharoor, Gambhir had said that as opposed to endeavoring to be the next Dhoni, the 25-year-old must attempt to be the Sanju Samson of Indian cricket.

With his belligerent knocks of 74 and 85, Samson has again had a special interest in determination in the Indian team.

Inquired as to whether he thinks he has done what’s needed to pull in the consideration of the national selectors, Samson stated, “I maybe, I maybe not. The only think I know is I am in good form, my only dream is to win matches for my team, any team I play. My focus is on the IPL right now.”

Samson had as of late said that he has an additional 10 years of cricket left in him, an end he came to after a ton of thought and a communication with Indian captain Virat Kohli during an gym meeting.

“I am very lucky to be a part of Rajasthan Royals and some very good individuals, good human beings around me. I am a bit deep person and I keep on thinking about my future, also about my life, because everyone will die one day.

“I think I can’t play cricket after 10-12 years.

“When I was in gym with the Indian team I met Virat bhai, I keep on asking him different things.

“When he asked me how many years you are going to be play and I said 10, he told me that me ‘then give everything to these 10 years and you can have your favourite food from Kerala after that’.

“So I became really dedicated to give my best for the next 10-12 years.”

Having performed admirably well in the course of the last not many IPL however likely not as much in the domestic circuit, Samson said he has begun to understand his game better.

“I have understood my game, it’s more of power hitting. So I have been training on my strengths on my power hitting.”

He said playing a large portion of his cricket in Kerala and Jaipur has helped him in adjusting to the hot and muggy states of the UAE better.

“I am in a very good space mentally. I have worked closely with our video analyst for four to five months and that really helped me improve.”

RR have recently pulled off an IPL record pursue and inquired as to whether his group would favor batting second in the coming matches, he talked about their strengths.

“We have a very well-balanced team, good bowling strength, we are confident with our batting lineup, we bat deep with even someone like Shreyas Gopal batting at number nine. But lot depends on the conditions.”

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