The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has ordered some players not to leave the UAE until further orders. One of these names is also of Rajasthan Royals team captain Sanju Samson. Although all the players and members of the support staff, who have been out of IPL 2021 and have not been associated with the team in any way for the T20 World Cup 2021, have been asked to leave for home, but some players have been asked to leave for the BCCI. ordered to stay there.
In fact, speculations are rife that Kerala's Sanju Samson, who captained Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021 on Tuesday, has been asked to stay in the UAE till further notice. Although Samson's team failed to make the playoffs, his form with the bat has come to the attention of many. India's final squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup will be announced on October 15. In such a situation, it is believed that Sanju Samson can get a place in Team India.
There are high hopes that Samson could be included in the squad as some of the selected players are either injured or some are suffering from poor form. Samson has scored 207 runs in seven matches in his outing in the UAE leg of the current edition of IPL, with his highest score being 82. He also has the added advantage of being a wicketkeeper. Apart from this, Sanju Samson is also known to perform well on the field.
Players like Hardik Pandya and Rahul Chahar have not done well during the UAE leg of the IPL. Based on speculation, Sanju Samson is being asked to stay in the UAE till further notice, while his team was pulled out of the IPL on 7 October. However, it will be clear in the next few days which player will be kept in the team for the T20 World Cup and who will sit out.