Rajasthan Royals have not released Sanju Samson as reported earlier. He has become the first player to be retained by the Rajasthan based franchise, according to ESPNcricinfo.
He will be leading the franchise in IPL 2022 and is set to earn INR 14 crore. The right-handed batter was in phenomenal touch with his willow but failed as a captain in IPL 2021. With Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes set to be retained by the franchise, they except the performance to go up under Samson.