5 Lesser-Known Players You Didn’t Know Have Played For Sunrisers Hyderabad

Published - 10 Jan 2022, 07:11 PM | Updated - 27 Nov 2023, 04:04 PM

Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Image Credit: Twitter)

Sunrisers Hyderabad came into existence in the IPL in 2013 and since then have been pretty consistent in the tournament. They won their first IPL title in 2016 under David Warner and reached the final in 2018. Apart from these two seasons, they also reached the playoffs in 2019 and 2020. They endured their worst season in 2021 when they finished last on the points table.

Heading into the IPL 2022 mega auction, the franchise is looking for a complete overhaul. They have retained Kane Williamson their skipper and the two Indian talents in Abdul Samad and Umran Malik.

The side has also roped in Dale Steyn and Brian Lara into their coaching staff as bowling and batting coaches.

Meanwhile, in this article, we will take a look at five lesser-known players to have played for SRH.

5 Lesser-Known Players Who Played For Sunrisers Hyderabad

Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh (Image Credit: Twitter)

SRH bought Mitchell Marsh ahead of IPL 2020. However, in his very first match for the side playing against RCB, he picked up an injury while running into bowl. He was released ahead of the IPL 2021 season. Marsh had represented three different IPL franchises before becoming a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He played for the Deccan Chargers, the Pune Warriors.

Srikkanth Anirudha

Srikkanth Aniruddha
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Srikant was released by Chennai Super Kings after the 2012 IPL season. This made the SRH management buy Srikkanth Anirudha, the son of former Indian batsman Krishnamachari Srikkanth. However, his stay with the franchise was a brief one as he played just one match for the side. Batting in the middle order, Aniruddha could score only three off five balls against the Kolkata Knight Riders. That match proved to be his last outing for the franchise.

Karn Sharma

Karn Sharma

Sharma has had an interesting IPL career. Having not played too many matches for any of the franchises for long periods, he was a part of three consecutive title-winning sides SRH (2016), MI (2017) and CSK (2018). He was a part of CSK till IPL 2021 but was released ahead of the mega auction. Interestingly, Karn was retained by SRH over Amit Mishra in the IPL 2015 season.

Thisara Perera

Thisara Perera
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The big-hitting Sri Lanka all-rounder started his IPL career with SRH in 2013. . He was a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in 2013. It was SRH’s first season, and Perera was a match-winner for them, scoring 233 runs and scalping 19 wickets. After his stint with Hyderabad, he also played for Kings XI Punjab and Rising Pune Supergiants.

Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel
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Parthiv Patel has also been a part of many IPL franchises namely SRH Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and RCB. He is currently a part of Mumbai Indians’ talent scout.

In 2013, Patel donned the Sunrisers Hyderabad jersey. The left-handed wicket-keeper batsman played only one season for SRH, where he aggregated 294 runs at a strike rate of 115.29.

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