January 19, 2022


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Exclusive : Kane Williamson replacing David Warner as SRH captain.


Sunrisers Hyderabad have lost their five out six match in this ongoing season of IPL 2021. Sunrisers Hyderabad grabbed the only win against Punjab Kings, except that they are winless this season.

David Warner struggled to show his aggression in powerplay overs. CricActivity understands that David Warner feeling an extra burden of captaincy this and this is the only reason that SRH management appointment Kane Williamson as their new captain of this season.

Sunrisers Hyderabad announced this statement via their social media handles with a note.

“SunRisers Hyderabad would like to announce that Kane Williamson will be taking over the captaincy for tomorrow’s match and for the remainder of IPL 2021.”

“The team management has also made the decision that they will be changing their overseas combination for tomorrow’s match against Rajasthan Royals.”

“This decision has not come lightly as the management respects the enormous impact David Warner has had for the franchise over a number of years. As we face the remainder of the season we are sure David will continue to help us strive for success both on and off the field.”

Kane Williamson already have a brilliant experience to lead SRH. When David Warner was absent in 2018’s season of IPL due to a ban, Kane Williamson lead Sunrisers Hyderabad to reach the final. Kane Williamson was the orange cap holder that season, he was performed well with bat also. Chennai Super Kings beat them in the final with cracking performance by Shane Watson.