Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will commence their IPL 2021 journey with the first match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on April 11, 2021. The 3rd match of IPL 2021 is scheduled to be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Sunrisers Hyderabad underwent minor changes in their squad after IPL 2021 auction. The team bought 3 players in the mini-auction who are Kedar Jadhav, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and J Suchith.
Under captain David Warner, Sunrisers Hyderabad has been a very consistent team since IPL 2016. The team won the trophy in IPL 2016 and qualified for playoffs in every following edition. In IPL 2021, Sunrisers Hyderabad will eye their 2nd IPL trophy. As Sunrisers Hyderabad gear up for IPL 2021, here we look at the 5 most memorable matches of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Most Memorable Encounters of Sunrisers Hyderabad in The History of IPL
SRH vs RCB- IPL 2016 Final
One of the most memorable matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad and their fans is the time when they lifted the IPL trophy. Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2016 final. The high-scoring match witnessed both the teams pulling off 200+ scores while batting.
Batting first, David Warner hit 69 runs and Sunrisers Hyderabad reached 208/7 in 20 overs. Yuvraj Singh (38) and Ben Cutting (39*) also made valuable contributions in batting. In response, Chris Gayle (76) and Virat Kohli (54) both smashed half-centuries. However, RCB remained 8 runs short in the end as they put up 200-7 on the scoreboard.