And with an hammering innings of 102 runs from 63 balls Samson became the 12th Indian batsman to score a ton in any edition of the IPL, which is surely a matter of pride and honour for him
The 22 year old young talented lad lead the team to an amazing 97 runs victory against Rising Pune Supergiants who were looking in a smooth touch with the quality of players they have bought this year.
With this outstanding innings Samson took away all the efforts and hard work that the opponents were doing since the early stage of the league and this young hunt should always to appreciated at the level he plays with so much of understanding and knowing where and when to fire or not.
Samson became the 12th Indian and 28th batsmen overall to hit a ton in the cash-rich T20 league.
At 22 years and 151 days, the Kerala youngster became the second youngest player to hit a century in the IPL.
Manish Pandey was the first Indian and youngest batsman to score a century. He achieved the feat at the age of 19 years and 253 days in 2009.
Samson got to his maiden T20 century with a straight six off Adam Zampa in the Daredevils innings’ penultimate over. In all, Samson struck eight boundaries and five sixes.
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