Crew India’s 25-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson has credited all his learnings in cricket to Rahul Dravid and mentioned that interacting with the previous India batsman on the age of 18 was a blessing. Sanju Samson mentioned that he was lucky to have somebody like Rahul Dravid in his life.
Sanju Samson was recruited by Rajasthan Royals in 2013, the time when Rahul Dravid was the coach and captain of the workforce. Samson, was nurtured by the legendary batsman additionally throughout his India A stint.
The Kerala batsman mentioned that Rahul Dravid went via “tough” in addition to “golden” instances throughout his taking part in interval and that helps him in speaking higher with the children. The Trivandrum-born mentioned Dravid taught them about methods of going through failures and successes of their lives and far more.
“Interacting with Rahul sir on the age of 18 was actually a blessing for me. I’m blessed to have somebody like Rahul sir in my life.
“Dravid sir is a cricketer and a coach who has gone via tough instances and the golden instances as effectively. So, he is aware of tips on how to talk or tips on how to persuade a cricketer. What sort of mindset we must always have, or how we must always put together for a event, or how we must always face failures and successes in our life and far more,” Sanju Samson advised Instances of India.
Sanju Samson, who made his debut for India in 2015, revealed that Rahul Dravid have advised all the children that his “doorways are all the time open”. Samson added that at any time when in doubted he reaches out to Rahul Dravid and speak to him.
“I’ve learnt nearly the whole lot from Dravid sir from the age of 18 to 20 on the Rajasthan Royals after which throughout my India A stint. I want to say that not solely me, nearly each teenager within the Indian workforce has (been) groomed underneath Dravid sir. He all the time says ‘my doorways are all the time open’. We will name him or contact him and get his recommendation on any subject. At any time when I’m doubtful, I name Dravid sir,” Samson added.
Sanju Samson has spent most a part of his IPL profession with Rajasthan Royals (RR) and he calls it his “second house now”. He mentioned taking part in for RR places a smile on face.
“The journey has been wonderful with Rajasthan Royals. Once I was 18, there was no different workforce who gave me a possibility on this large stage. Rajasthan Royals confirmed their belief in me and so they noticed the potential in me and so they gave me the chance. Dravid sir was my captain and after I made my debut, he got here and mentioned ‘simply go on the market and specific your self”
“From that day, RR grew to become a second household for me. At any time when I am going to the Royals, I’m all the time smiling, joyful and laughing. I actually take pleasure in taking part in cricket with them,” Sanju Samson mentioned.