Sunrisers Hyderabad will start their IPL 2021 journey with the first game against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 11, 2021, at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Sunrisers Hyderabad finished on the third spot of the IPL 2020 points table. Their journey ended last season after they lost the Qualifier 2 match to Delhi Capitals.
Sunrisers Hyderabad has been a consistent team in the IPL tournaments under skipper David Warner. After winning the IPL trophy in 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad qualified for playoffs in every subsequent season. Sunrisers Hyderabad is one team that did not go through a lot of changes after the IPL 2021 auction.
Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad released five players from their squad who were Billy Stanlake, Sandeep Bavanaka, Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav, and Prithviraj Yarra. During IPL 2021 auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought only 3 players. They are Kedar Jadhav, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and J Sujith. As Sunrisers Hyderabad gears up for their IPL 2021 journey, here we look at 3 bowlers who can be the leading wicket-takers for the team in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 3 Players Who Can Be The Highest Wicket Takers For Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a crucial bowler for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Kumar only played 4 matches in IPL 2020 due to injury and hence could only take 3 wickets. However, the right-arm pacer Bhuvneshwar has become fully fit and will be leading from the front in IPL 2021.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the highest wicket-taker of the tournament in IPL 2016 and IPL 2017. This truly explains his ability with the ball. Hence, Bhuvneshwar Kumar can emerge as the leading wicket-taker for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2021.