Sanju Samson has been a loyal Royal. The wicketkeeper-batsman from Kerala has been part of Rajasthan Royals for years now, and irrespective of success and failure, the team has always backed the 26-year-old.
And as he takes charge as the captain of Rajasthan Royals in this edition of the IPL, Samson’s primary target is to guide the team to the playoffs. Having finished at the bottom of the table last year, the Royals have a lot to play for this season, and the new captain hopes that it will be a ride to remember.
In conversation with Sportstar, Samson talks about the goals and how he is looking forward to working with former Sri Lanka captain and the current director of cricket at the Royals, Kumar Sangakkara.
What are the targets for this season?
Well, as a unit, we have obviously got a primary and the most…