Kerala Cricketer Sanju Samson Ties The Knot With Girlfriend Charulatha

| December 22 , 2018 , 15:54 IST

Indian and Kerala cricketer Sanju Samson on Saturday married his long-time girlfriend Charulatha in a simple ceremony at a Kovalam.

The former college mates have known each other well since their graduation time at the Mar Ivanios college in Thiruvananthapuram. The wedding reception is slated later in the evening.

Sanju Samson has donned Team India jersey in a T20I against Zimbabwe way back at Harare in 2015, he also plays for Kerala in the Ranji Trophy.

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According to media reports the Kerala cricketer while speaking about his marriage said, "There were just 30 of us from both the families and it was a very simple function."

"We are very happy that we have got the blessings of both the families," he said.

It is learnt that  Samson is a Christian, while his girlfriend Charu is a Hindu Nair. The marriage was solemnised under the Special Marriage Act.

Samson, 23, was part of the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) in the reinstated Rajasthan Royals team at a bid price of Rs 8 crore. He had a stellar IPL season in 2018, where he scored a total of 441 runs from his 15 matches, including his a powerful knock of 92 against Royal Challengers Bangalore.