Ahead of the auction for next year’s Indian Premier League, rumours are doing the rounds that Kane Williamson might leave the SunRisers Hyderabad camp. There are rumours on the social media that the Hyderabad-based camp might trade their former captain before the forthcoming auction. Unsurprisingly, the SRH fans are worried with the rumours.
One of the best batsmen in the world, Kane Williamson has been an integral part of the SRH squad in recent years. Having signed up for the franchise in 2015, the New Zealand skipper played just 15 games in his first three seasons before he was made the captain in 2018 when David Warner was banned for the ball-tampering scandal.
Kane Williamson went on to justify the decision by guiding SRH to their second IPL final and finished the season as the highest run-scorer. He had scored 735 runs with the help of 8 eight fifties. He led the team to the playoffs last season too before SRH re-appointed David Warner as their captain for this year’s IPL.
Losing a player of Kane Williamson’s stature is definitely a big loss for any team and unsurprisingly the SRH fans are worried with the recent rumours. One such fan recently decided to ask David Warner about the same. He tagged the SRH skipper Twitter and asked him to clarify if the news about Williamson’s exit.
“@davidwarner31sir we are hearing that Kane Williamson is going to other team by inside trading we need a clarity about it will we have @NotNossy Kane Back into @SunRisers Love from INDIA,” wrote the user.
Well, David Warner was quick to reply and assured the fan that Kane Williamson would remain with SRH. The Australia star, in fact, said that he heard about the rumour for the first time, writing:
“First I have heard of this. Kane will not be going anywhere.”
First I have heard of this. Kane will not be going anywhere https://t.co/FokAQLJsmC
— David Warner (@davidwarner31) December 22, 2020
Meanwhile, both Warner and Kane Williamson had played a big role in SRH’s journey to IPL 2020 playoffs. Williamson scored 317 runs in 12 matches at an average of 45 and strike rate of 133. Warner, on the other hand, scored 548 runs.