Sanju Samson dropped from second ODI
Fans raging on Captain Dhawan and team management
Pant is handling the responsibility of wicketkeeping
New Delhi. The second ODI between India and New Zealand is being played in Hamilton. In the ‘do or die’ match, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has invited the Indian team to bat first after winning the toss. Captain Dhawan has entered the field with two changes in this exciting match. Deepak Hooda has got a chance in place of Sanju Samson. At the same time, Deepak Chahar has returned to the playing eleven in place of all-rounder Shardul Thakur.
Indian sports lovers have become enraged after the exclusion of Sanju Samson from the decisive match. People are raising questions through social media as to why he has been shown the way out of the playing XI. Samson played a small but important inning in the first ODI. Batting at number six for the team, he played an important inning of 36 runs in 38 balls at a strike rate of 94.74. During this, four fours came out of his bat.
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After Samson was dropped from the playing XI in the second ODI, internet users wrote, ‘If one had to go with only one keeper, then it was better to feed Sanju Samson only… Why out-of-form Rishabh Pant? Is it just because he is the vice-captain?
At the same time, another fan has written, ‘Sanju Samson is now an easy target.’
A fan has written, ‘Sanju Samson is asking the reason from Captain Dhawan and the team management, why has he been dropped again?’ Along with this, the fan has put an emoji of anger.
Talking about Samson’s ODI career, till the time of writing the news for the country, he has scored 330 runs in 10 innings at an average of 66.0 while playing 11 matches. He has two fifties to his name in ODI cricket. The wicket-keeper batsman has a strike rate of 104.76 in ODI cricket.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 27, 2022, 07:56 IST