No one can and no one should try to play like MS Dhoni: Sanju Samson | Cricket News

DUBAI: “No person can” and “nobody must take a look at” to play like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson stated on Tuesday, rejecting comparisons with the cricket nice after taking the IPL by means of hurricane together with his implausible hitting prowess.
Samson cleared the bounds at will to energy his franchise Rajasthan Royals to 2 large wins over Chennai Tremendous Kings and Kings XI Punjab, the second finishing in a report IPL chase.

After his exploits, Congress MP from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, referred to as him the following MS Dhoni.

However Samson didn’t suppose so, relatively like former India participant and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir.
“I’m certain that nobody can and nobody must attempt to play like him. It isn’t in any respect simple to play like MS Dhoni, so depart that apart. I by no means recall to mind enjoying like MS Dhoni. He’s a legend of Indian cricket, legend of the sport,” Samson stated.

“I best center of attention on my sport, what I will be able to do, how I will be able to do it easiest and the way I will be able to win suits,” the Keralite added, once more like Gambhir, at the eve of his crew’s fit in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders right here.

Responding to Tharoor, Gambhir had stated that as an alternative of striving to be the following Dhoni, the 25-year-old should you should be the Sanju Samson of Indian cricket.
Along with his belligerent knocks of 74 and 85, Samson has once more staked his declare for variety within the Indian crew.
Requested if he thinks he has executed sufficient to draw the eye of the nationwide selectors, Samson stated, “I possibly, I possibly no longer. The one factor I do know is I’m in excellent shape, my best dream is to win suits for my crew, any crew I play. My center of attention is at the IPL presently.”
Samson had lately stated that he has every other 10 years of cricket left in him, a conclusion he got here to after numerous idea and an interplay with Indian captain Virat Kohli throughout a gymnasium consultation.
“I’m very fortunate to be part of Rajasthan Royals and a few excellent people, excellent human beings round me. I’m somewhat of a deep individual and I stay on occupied with my long term, additionally about my existence, as a result of everybody will die sooner or later.
“I believe I will be able to’t play cricket after 10-12 years.
“When I used to be within the gymnasium with the Indian crew I met Virat bhai, I stored on asking him various things.
“When he requested me what number of years you’re going to play and I stated 10, he instructed me ‘then give the whole thing to those 10 years and you’ll be able to have your favorite meals from Kerala after that’.
“So I was in point of fact devoted to present my easiest for the following 10-12 years.”
Having carried out admirably properly over the previous few IPL however most likely no longer as a lot within the home circuit, Samson stated he has began to know his sport higher.
“I’ve understood my sport, it is extra of energy hitting. So I’ve been coaching on my strengths on my energy hitting.”
He stated enjoying maximum of his cricket in Kerala and Jaipur has helped him in adapting to the recent and humid stipulations of the UAE higher.
“I’m in an excellent area mentally. I’ve labored intently with our video analyst for 4 to 5 months and that in point of fact helped me reinforce.”
RR have simply pulled off an IPL report chase and requested if his crew would like batting 2d within the coming suits, he spoke about their strengths.
“Now we have an overly well-balanced crew, excellent bowling energy, we’re assured with our batting lineup, we bat deep with even anyone like Shreyas Gopal batting at quantity 9. However so much will depend on the stipulations.”