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Maiden Century by Sanju Samson in the 3rd ODI Match between India and South Africa. Sanju Samson played 16 matches and scored three half centuries and a century in ODI Matches.

Sanju Samson has been waiting for a long time to get into the Team. He didn’t get a chance in the Asia Cup and World Cup also. But he got the chance in the ODI series against South Africa. In the first ODI Match he didn’t get the chance to bat, in the second ODI gets out early. In the last and final ODI Match he proves himself and scores a century.

Sanju Samson Highest Scores in ODI Career:

  • This Match 108(114)
  • v South Africa 86*(63) 2022, Lucknow
  • v West Indies 54(51) 2022, Trinidad
  • v West Indies 51(41), 2023, Trinidad
  • v Sri Lanka 46(46), 2021, Colombo

IPL Career:

  • Played – 152 Matches
  • Runs – 3888
  • Highest – 119 runs
  • 50’s – 20
  • 100’s – 3

In the 3rd ODI after winning the Toss South Africa had selected to field first. India’s First wicket falls early at 34 runs. Then comes Sanju Samson to bat. Starts the innings slowly with KL Rahul and Tilak Varma. But after settling down Sanju Samson bats beautifully and got out at 108(113) runs in that 6 Fours and 3 Sixers were hit.

India steals the series by 2-1 against South Africa. India Won by 78 runs. Player of The Match Sanju Samson and Player Of The Series Arshdeep Singh.

India scored 296 runs in 50 overs losing 8 wickets. Tilak Varma scored his maiden fifty in the odi matches. KL Rahul(21), Rajat patid(22) and Rinku Singh(38).

South African bowlers Beuran Hendricks had taken 3 wickets. Nandre Burger 2 wickets and Williams, Mulder and Keshav Maharaj have taken a wicket each.

Last Match Player of The Match Tony de Zorzi (81 runs)once again batted beautifully. But no support from the middle order.

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