[caption id="attachment_828619" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-828619" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Samson_BCCI-1.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="418" /> Sanju Samson is currently featuring for the Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing season of Indian Premier League (IPL) and has smashed a fine hundred (102 unbeaten off 55) against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. @BCCI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>With the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/2019-icc-cricket-world-cup-2">ICC Cricket World Cup 2019</a> just one and half months away, the dilemma over the No. 4 slot in the Indian batting-order still remains as skipper <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli/">Virat Kohli</a>'s recent experiments for the spot has not shown results. <p></p> <p></p>In the recently concluded home-series against Australia, which the men in blue lost 3-2, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ambati-rayudu/">Ambati Rayudu</a> was experimented at the fourth position for the first three games however, he failed miserably with scores of 13, 18 and 2. <p></p> <p></p>With the 15-member squad for the showpiece event to be announced on April 15, and most of the former cricketers speaking out about their preference for the No. 4 man, former India opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/gautam-gambhir">Gautam Gambhir</a> on Saturday threw his weight behind Kerala opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/sanju-samson">Sanju Samson</a>. <p></p> <p></p>Samson is currently featuring for the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/rajasthan-royals">Rajasthan Royals</a> in the ongoing season of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/indian-premier-league">Indian Premier League</a> (IPL) and has smashed a fine hundred (102 unbeaten off 55) against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/laxman-backs-ambati-rayudu-as-indias-no-4-for-the-world-cup-828595">Laxman backs Ambati Rayudu as India s No. 4 for the World Cup</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>He has also been amongst runs in the IPL with 146 runs from four games, averaging 48.67 with a decent strike-rate of 152.08. Sanju however, is yet to make his ODI debut. <p></p> <p></p>Speaking on Star Sports Game Plan: India's Road to World Cup show, the former opener said: "For me it's been very clear, and I see Sanju Samson the right person who can fit No. 4 spot of the team. I have always believed in thinking out of the box and look for best quality players, Sanju would be the best pick."