The wicketkeepers batsman Sanju Samson has been retained by the pinks Rajasthan Royals for INR 8cr salary contract for the 12th edition of Indian Premier League(IPL). The IPL 2019 will be kick start from 23rd March and Rajasthan Royals will start their campaign for this season against the Kings XI Punjab on the third day of the tournament.
2012: Kolkata Knight Riders: INR 8lakhs
2013: Rajasthan Royals: INR 10lakhs
2014: Rajasthan Royals: INR 4cr
2015: Rajasthan Royals: INR 4cr
2016: Delhi Daredevils: INR 4.2cr
2017: Delhi Daredevils: INR 4.2cr
2018: Rajasthan Royals: INR 8cr
2019: Rajasthan Royals: INR 8cr
According to the professional sports’ salary calculator Moneyball an aggregate INR 32.5 crore salary across 8 seasons he played, places the best youngest player of IPL 2013 at the 38th position in the Moneyball IPL Player rankings.
Sanju Samson is the youngest batsman to score 1000 runs and a half-century in the IPL. Sanju was also considered as the “Best Youngest Player of the Season” in the 6th edition of the cash-rich tournaments.