sanju samson with charu
Sanju Samson (L) posted a photo with collegemate Charu on Facebook

Kerala cricketer Sanju Samson is set to get married in December this year. Samson’s father revealed the date after the 23-year-old posted a photo with his fiance on his official Facebook account on Sunday, shedding light on how he introduced himself to the ‘special girl’ Charu with a simple ‘Hi’ five years ago.

“11:11 pm on 22nd August 2013 it was when I sent a Hi to her,” Samson wrote. “From that day till now,almost 5 years I have waited to put a picture with her,and tell the world that I am in love with this special girl”

Adding that he was unable to make the relationship public but after their parents consented to it, he’s happy to make it official.

“We spent time together,but couldn’t walk together publicly…But from today we can☺️thanks a lot to both of our parents for agreeing to this happily Feeling and always felt really happy and blessed to have someone special like you with me CHARU

He concluded the post by seeking blessing from everyone. “I would request everyone to bless us from your heart and greet us with a smile…!! #officiallytogether #CHANJU”

Charu’s father, B. Ramesh Kumar, a senior journalist in Thiruvananthapuram, told IANS that the pair will get hitched on December 22.

“Both were classmates at the Mar Ivanios College here. The marriage has been fixed with the blessings of both the families,” Kumar was quoted as saying by the news agency on Sunday.

Samson represents Kerala in domestic cricket and boasts of an experience of 44 first-class, 71 List A and 130 T20s. He played for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018, scoring 441 runs at 31.50 with three half-centuries.