As MS Dhoni is not playing in the limited-overs cricket since the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Sanju Samson and Rishabh Pant are in competition to take this important position. But Sanju Samson clarified recently that there is no rivalry with Rishabh Pant. Although Sanju Samson is senior to Rishabh Pant, Pant has got more opportunities than Samson in the national side. In 2015 July, Sanju Samson played his first international match at the time of the Harare T20I against the team of Zimbabwe. But after that, he has not played any international match for more than four years.