India wicketkeeper Sanju Samson on Tuesday opened up on his time on the bench in Indian dressing room, and stated he learnt lots being with the likes of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Samson was included in India’s T20I collection in opposition to Bangladesh in 2019 after a spectacular present in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. But he did not get a single sport within the three-match collection.
He was later not included in India’s T20I squad in opposition to West Indies in November final yr, however was later picked up after Shikhar Dhawan bought injured and was dominated out. But with Rishabh Pant conserving gloves, Samson was once more disadvantaged of enjoying alternative. The proper-handed batsman lastly bought a sport within the third T20I in opposition to Sri Lanka in Pune this yr in January, which was his 2nd worldwide sport within the shortest format for India.
Speaking on his time on the bench, Samson stated: “I looked at the brighter side of things. I got to share the dressing room with legends like Virat bhai and Rohit bhai and there is a lot to learn from them even if we just observe the way they handle themselves on and off the ground. And then to be a part of the world’s best cricket team is not a small thing,” he stated.
The Rajasthan Royals batsman, later, bought an opportunity to showcase his expertise in New Zealand, when he was known as into the aspect for 4th and fifth T20I.
“The New Zealand tour was one of the best times of my life. Yes, it is true that I could not perform with the bat the way I would have loved to. But I believe the change of style that I have adopted in my batting recently will sometimes lead to failures. I have started to accept that fact and I wait and prepare for my next big successful innings,” he stated.
He furhter recalled when he was despatched to bat within the Super Over alongside skipper Virat Kohli within the 4th T20I. “In fact, I was sent in to bat in the super over again in a tight match (fourth T20I in Wellington), that too with Virat Kohli. So you can make out the trust the Indian team had on me. That moment was a huge achievement in my career,” he stated.