After a good efficiency in the Indian Premier League (IPL) the place he aggregated 375 runs and in addition performed a number of video games as wicketkeeper and adopted it up with an excellent present in the primary T20 International at Canberra, Sanju Samson stated he’s unfazed by the competition in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup subsequent 12 months.
Samson made a 15-ball 23 and took the essential catch, a comparatively robust one, to dismiss the harmful Steve Smith as India defeated Australia by 11 runs.
The Kerala participant has been drafted in as back-up wicketkeeper for the 2 restricted overs
collection and the continuing collection is step one in direction of the T20 World Cup to be held in India subsequent 12 months in October-November.
Asked if there’s a little bit of stress on him contemplating there’s a number of competition for the T20 World Cup, Samson stated, “I think if you would have asked this question a few years ago, I would have said yes, but now I have played a lot more matches and international matches and I have been with good amount of quality people here. It is important to keep your mindset simple and not worry about anything. My main focus is winning matches and contributing as much as possible at every chance. It is important to keep it simple.”
Samson, who was enjoying his fourth T20 International this 12 months after having performed one again in 2015, stated that as a middle-order participant his duty was to build the innings first after which go after the bowling.
“It was important to see off the first 5-10 balls and then build a partnership for your team. I was planning to go after the bowling then,” stated Samson who was caught at cover.