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IPL 2020: Gautam Gambhir slams Shashi Tharoor for evaluating Sanju Samson with MS Dhoni

Minutes after Congress MP Shashi Tharoor acknowledged that Rajasthan Royals batsman Sanju Samson is the next Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India, worn India opener Gautam Gambhir hit support at Tharoor and acknowledged that Samson ‘doesn’t must be subsequent anybody’.

Tharoor praised Samson after he carried out a fabulous inning to abet the Royals defeat beat Kings XI Punjab in a high-scoring Indian Premier League (IPL) clash on Sunday.

Samson scored 74 in his first IPL game of this season in opposition to Chennai Sizable Kings and on Sunday he scored a quickfire 85 in opposition to Kings XI to abet Royals stride down 224 runs.

Quickly after the reside of game, Tharoor took to Twitter and heaped praises on Kerala valuable particular person. Tharoor furthermore recalled how he had told Sanju he stands out as the next Dhoni when he used to be acceptable 14. 

“What a truly improbable recall for @rajasthanroyals! I’ve identified @iamSanjuSamson for a decade & told him when he used to be 14 that he would at some point soon be the next MS Dhoni. Neatly, that day is here. After his two fabulous innings in this IPL you know a world class player has arrived,” he tweeted.

What a truly improbable recall for @rajasthanroyals ! I’ve identified @iamSanjuSamson for a decade & told him when he used to be 14 that he would at some point soon be the next MS Dhoni. Neatly, that day is here. After his two fabulous innings in this IPL you know a world class player has arrived.

— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) September 27, 2020

Nonetheless, Gambhir wasted no time in hitting support at Tharoor and tweeted, “Sanju Samson doesn’t must be subsequent anybody. He’ll be ‘the’ Sanju Samson of Indian Cricket.”

Sanju Samson doesn’t must be subsequent anybody. He’ll be ‘the’ Sanju Samson of Indian Cricket. https://t.co/xUBmQILBXv

— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 27, 2020

Rajasthan Royals will subsequent lock horns with Kolkata KNight Riders on Wednesday, while Kings XI Punjab will face defending champions Mumbai Indians a day later.

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