IPL 2021: Sanju Samson lets down Rajasthan Royals again with bat, great in 1 game, flop in other, sequence continues

IPL 2021: संजू ने फिर किया निराश... पहले मैच के बाद खो बैठे फॉर्म
IPL 2021: संजू ने फिर किया निराश... पहले मैच के बाद खो बैठे फॉर्म

IPL 2021, CSK vs RR: Sanju Samson lets down Rajasthan Royals again- After his top knock in the opening match, Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson has failed to deliver in consecutive matches for Rajasthan Royals. On Monday, he got out for just 1 run against Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. He was caught out in the 6th over off Sam Curran. Earlier, he departed cheaply against Delhi Capitals.

Sanju Samson in IPL 2021

vs Punjab Kings: 119 runs off 63 balls

vs Delhi Capitals: 4 runs off 3 balls

vs Chennai Super Kings: 1 run off 5 balls

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IPL 2021, CSK vs RR: Sanju Samson lets down Rajasthan Royals again

Sanju Samson performance in IPL

Form has been always an issue for Sanju Samson. He managed just 375 runs at an average of 28.84 in IPL 2020. It included single-digit scores of 8, 4, 0 and 5 against KKR, RCB, MI and DC. Even in IPL 2019, Samson scored 342 runs in 12 innings that only included one fifty-plus score.

In 2018, he had fared well, scoring 441 runs in 15 matches with the help of three half-centuries.

In 2017, he had 386 runs in 14 matches with just one hundred and two 50s. He had amassed 200 runs in three innings. It was the same story in 2016 — couple of big knocks and then nothing.

In his IPL career, Samson has scored 2,708 runs in 110 matches. He is the highest run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals among current batsmen in the lineup.

IPL 2021, CSK vs RR: Sanju Samson lets down Rajasthan Royals again

Why Sanju Samson return to form is important for RR?

Samson holds a very important place in the RR batting department. Playing as No.3 or 4, his main role is to help the team get to a big total/ aid in the run chase if the top-order falters.

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