Sanju Samson gets another chance in the 3rd T20 match against Afghanistan, but the failure of Sanju Samson is hard to digest for the fans. The most entertaining T20 game of 2024 ended in India’s win. The double super over game also brings the double failure of Sanju Samson in batting. But there is no doubt about his batting. He is the best wicketkeeper of India.
Failure of Sanju Samson
There is a huge roar in the crowd when Sanju Samson’s name was announced in playing 11 against Afganistan. He comes to bat at number 5 when Shivam Dube got out. Sanju goes for a attacking shot on the first ball and caught by Mohammad Nabi on the bowl of Fareed Ahmed. Sanju out for Golden duck. He again comes to bat at 2nd super over when Rinku Singh got out. He missed the shot on 5th ball and Rohit ask for run. Rohit Sharma was got out.
There was a outrage on social media whenever he was not included in Indian team. But the failure of Sanju Samson again put question mark of his talent. He was one of the most loved cricketer after Virat Kohli in India. Sanju Samson was amazing behind the stumps against Afghanistan. Here is the proof.
Sanju Samson debut for India against Zimbabwe in 2015. He also played 16 ODI matches for India. We hope failure of Sanju Samson not happen again. And he got more chances in the team and playing 11.
The final scorecard of the match.
Sanju Samson stats in t20 international
Till the 3rd t20 against Afghanistan Sanju Samson has played 25 matches for India. He batted in 22 innings and scored 374 runs with a highest of 77 runs. He only scored one half century. His average is 18.70 with a strikerate of 133 in international t20.
Ind vs Afg 3rd T20
The 3rd t20 of India vs Afghanistan is a roller coaster of a game. India bat first but lost 4 wickets on 22 runs inside the powerplay. Yashashi Jaiswal (1), Virat Kohli (0), Shivam Dube (0), and Sanju Samson (0) got out. India is in deep trouble. Lord Rinku Singh comes to bat at number 6 and joins captain Rohit Sharma on the pitch. They are carefully start making a partnership.
India scored 50 runs in 8.4 overs. And were 61/4 in the first 10 overs of the match. There Rohit comes out of his shell and goes to beast mode. Rinku equally plays an important role. Rohit Sharma was on 27 and Rinku was on 19 in the first 10 overs.
On the completion of India’s 20 overs, Rohit scored 121 runs in just 69 balls and Rinku Singh scored 69 on 39 balls and they both came not-out. India’s total score is 212/4 in 20 overs. Rohit and Rinku scored 151 runs in the last 10 overs. And 103 runs were scored in the last 5 overs on India’s inning.
36 runs in one over of Karim Janat
Rohit and Rinku Singh Scored 36 runs in the final 20th over of Karim Janat. The Indian duo hit 5 sixes in the over. Karim Janat has given 54 runs in his 3 overs.
2 Super overs in Ind vs Afg T20
India need to defend 19 runs in the last 6 bowl of the match. But Gulabudin Naib scored 18 runs in Mukesh Kumar’s 20th over. And match got tied.
In the first Supreover Afganistan team bat first and scored 17 runs of Mukesh Kumar. Rohit and Jaiswal scored 17 runs in super over and match got tied again.
In the 2nd Super over India bat first Rohit and Rinku comes to bat and scored 11 runs. Ravi Bishnoi bowls the super over for India and take 2 wickets of Afganistan on 1 runs and win it for India.