Sanju Samson is going to be next “superstar” of Indian Cricket: Shane Warne

Shane Warne IPL 2018 tips Sanju Samson IPL 2018 to be the next superstar. Sanju Samson RR and Shane Warne RR looking to reach IPL 2018 semi-final
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  • Shane Warne has called Sanju Samson as the next superstar of Indian cricket
  • Shane Warne believes Sanju Samson has all the attributes to play for India in near future
  • Ravindra Jadeja was the last player Shane Warne handpicked for superstardom at Rajasthan Royals

In the latest cricket news coming from the Indian Premier League, legendary spinner Shane Warne has claimed that Rajasthan Royals star batsman Sanju Samson will be the next superstar of Indian cricket. Shane Warne has worked closely with Sanju Samson IPL 2018 and believes that Samson has all the abilities to be the next big batting talent for India after Virat Kohli. Like Kohli, Samson is being fast-tracked to Indian cricket and according to Shane Warne IPL 2018, Samson can go on to achieve bigger things in Indian cricket.

In an interview with, Shane Warne RR said: “He’s good against pace and spin in all conditions and I think he’s going to be the next superstar of Indian cricket.

“He’s the new rock star, Sanju Samson that’s for sure. He’s an outstanding player and he’s a quality international cricketer.”

Shane Warne calls Sanju Samson a “Rockstar”

This is not the first time Shane Warne RR has gifted Indian cricket a marvel gem while in charge of the Rajasthan Royals. Back in the 2008 and 2009 season, Warne took Ravi Jadeja under his wings and had predicted that Jadeja will be the huge star for India and so it turned out. Sanju Samson IPL 2018 is the next player Warne has handpicked to be the next superstar of Indian cricket and going by the numbers, no one can deny that. Samson has 379 runs from the 12 games at an average of at 34.45 with an impressive strike-rate of 140 in IPL 2018 so far.

Indian Cricket has a bright future, comments Shane Warne

Shane Warne believes Indian cricket is in the best state possible given how many of the young cricketers are emerging from IPL 2018. Likes of Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, and Sanju Samson RR have done well and all are eying the wicket-keeping spot once MS Dhoni hangs his boots.

Warne said“India at the moment are blessed with some riches of talent, I think our man Sanju Samson is right up there with (Rishabh) Pant.

“I think those two guys are probably the two best young Indian batsman I’ve seen in a long, long time.”

Sanju Samson IPL 2018 has impressed everyone so far this season with his effortless stroke-making, next step for Samson is to ensure he plays longer innings and develops the habit of winning matches for his team. Samson played a supporting role to Jos Buttler last night when Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians to keep their playoff qualification hopes alive.

Shane Warne to continue mentoring Rajasthan Royals

The game against Mumbai Indians was supposed to be Shane Warne’s last game in charge of Rajasthan Royals this season given his family commitments. However, RR team 2018 have convinced Warne to stay for their crucial game against Kolkata Knight Riders which could go a long way in deciding their qualification for the playoff stage.

Warne, however, will depart for Australia to attend his daughter’s birthday (Friday) and his son’s birthday (Sunday). However, Shane Warne IPL 2018 has promised Sanju Samson RR and other RR team 2018 members that if Rajasthan do qualify for the final four he will return for the knockout games to be in charge of the Rajasthan Royals franchise.

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