Indian cricketer,Sanju Viswanath Samson Saturday tied the knot with college mate and longtime friend, Charulatha in a low-key ceremony here.Also Read - IPL Auction Highlights: RPSG Group Takes Lucknow with 7000 Crore Bid, CVC Capital Bags Ahmedabad
Close relatives, family members and friends attended the function held at a posh hotel this morning. Also Read - IPL New Team Auction: Twitterverse React to Ahmedabad and Lucknow Inclusion in the Cash-Rich League
The 24-year-old wicket keeper-batsman, a member of Kerala Ranji team and representing the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League, recently announced his five-years-long affair with Charulatha, hailing from the city. Also Read - IPL is Proving to be a Wonderful Instrument in Globalising Cricket, Sourav Ganguly Reacts as BCCI Announce Ahmedabad and Lucknow as Two New Teams
Clad in a yellow ‘kurta’ and ‘mundu’ (dhoti), Sanju said he was very happy to marry his close friend with the blessings of both the families.
A post graduate in Human Resources, Charulatha looked stunning in a traditional saree and ornaments.
Both were college mates while pursuing graduation at the Mar Ivanious College here.
The couple would host a reception for friends and fellow cricket team members here in the evening.
Hailing from the state capital, Sanju was the youngest player to score a half-century in the IPL and Champions League Twenty20.
He was selected as the “Best Young Player of the Season” in the 2013 IPL through an official poll.
Sanju had made his Twenty20 International debut for India against Zimbabwe in the year 2015.