"He will benefit from the South African wickets": ABD on Samson`s inclusion for ODIs


India`s wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson has secured his spot in India`s ODI squad for South Africa. Cricket legend AB de Villiers expresses his ideas on Samson`s inclusion in India`s staff.

While talking on his official YouTube channel, De Villiers expressed that it was nice to see him included in India`s ODI squad in opposition to South Africa.

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So far, Samson has performed 13 ODI matches and has scored 390 runs together with three half-centuries. His highest rating in ODIs is 86 runs which got here in opposition to South Africa within the yr 2022.  

The former right-handed batter added that the Indian cricketers will face a little bit of bounce and motion within the upcoming collection.

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“It`s great to see him in the team. He will enjoy the South African wickets. He stands tall when he bats. There`s a bit of bounce and movement and all the batters will be tested,” ABD stated on his official YouTube channel.

The 29-year-old made his ODI debut in 2021 in opposition to Sri Lanka and following that he has appeared in 13 matches and scored 390 runs with a strike price of 104.

He additional added that Samson will do properly on South African pitches and India will even have an additional benefit for the reason that Keralite cricketer provides an choice with the gloves.

“But someone like Sanju, I think, will do well. And he also gives you an option with the gloves,” he added.

In the upcoming India tour of South Africa, Samson has been solely included within the ODI squad and won’t participate within the T20I and Test matches.

The tour will start with the three-match T20I affair on December 10 on the Kingsmead Stadium. The second T20I can be performed on December 12 on the St George`s Oval. The 20-over format will conclude on December 14 on the Wanderers Stadium.

The 50-over conflict will kick off on December 17 on the Wanderers Stadium. The second and closing ODI can be performed on December 19 and December 21 respectively.

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