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WATCH: Sanju Samson Displays Top-Notch Football Skills

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WATCH: Sanju Samson Displays Top-Notch Football Skills

After taking a well-deserved hiatus from international cricket, the talented Indian cricketer, Sanju Samson, was seen indulging in a different sporting activity back home in Kerala. The 29-year-old, who recently marked a significant milestone by scoring his maiden century for India during the third and conclusive ODI against South Africa at Paarl’s Boland Park, seemed to be enjoying his leisure time at a local sevens football tournament.

A video clip capturing this unexpected but delightful moment was shared by Johns on his official X account, garnering widespread attention among fans and sports enthusiasts alike. In the footage, Sanju Samson displayed commendable football skills, positioning the ball accurately by the corner flag and effortlessly manoeuvring past opposing players. His agility and finesse on the field made it evident that he possesses versatility beyond cricket.

Watch the clip here:

 

Reflecting on his recent cricketing achievements, Sanju Samson’s performance in the ODI series against South Africa was commendable. While he faced a minor setback in the second ODI at St George‚Äôs Park in Gqeberha, being dismissed for a modest 12 runs off 23 deliveries, he quickly bounced back in the subsequent match.

The Boland Park match witnessed a masterclass from Samson, where he constructed a pivotal innings of 108 runs off 114 balls, laced with six boundaries and three impressive sixes. This stellar contribution enabled India to set a challenging target of 296/8. Furthermore, bolstered by Arshdeep Singh’s stellar four-wicket haul, the Indian squad clinched victory by a convincing margin of 78 runs, securing their second ODI series triumph on South African soil.


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