The BCCI announced on Wednesday, January 4, 2022, that Sanju Samson, a batter for Team India, has been ruled out of the remainder of the India vs. Sri Lanka T20I series. Sanju was given a chance to play in the T20I team after waiting a long time because prominent players like Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, and Rohit Sharma were not playing in the T20I series against Sri Lanka.
Sanju Samson has been ruled out of the remaining T20I series, according to BCCI. Jitesh Sharma has been chosen by the All-India Senior Selection Committee to take Sanju Samson’s place. Jitesh Sharma has been chosen by the All-India Senior Selection Committee to take Sanju Samson’s place.
The BCCI added that Sanju Samson injured his left knee while trying to field a ball close to the boundary lines during the first Twenty20 International at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. The BCCI Medical Team took him to Mumbai this afternoon for scans and a specialist’s opinion. He has been told to rest and get better.
After 17 T20I matches, Sanju Samson has an average of just 20, with just one fifty and a top score of 77. The right-hander had two half centuries and an average of 66 in India’s 11 ODI matches.