Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will kick-off their IPL 2021 journey with the first match against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 11, 2021. The match is scheduled to be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Sunrisers Hyderabad qualified for playoffs in the last season but lost the Qualifier 2 match to Delhi Capitals. In IPL 2021, David Warner is going to Sunrisers Hyderabad once again.
Sunrisers Hyderabad is one team that retained all of their crucial players for IPL 2021. The team released Billy Stanlake, Sandeep Bavanaka, Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav, and Prithviraj Yarra ahead of IPL 2021 auction. During the auction, they bought only three players who were Kedar Jadhav, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and J Suchith.
Sunrisers Hyderabad is a strong team that has shown consistent performance in the last few editions of the Indian Premier League. Here we look at 5 reasons why Sunrisers Hyderabad are favourites to win the title in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Reasons Why Sunrisers Hyderabad Are Favourites To Win The Title
Top Performer As Skipper
Sunrisers Hyderabad have David Warner as their skipper. The Australian cricketer is among the top performers in IPL. So far, David Warner is the 3rd highest run-scorer in the tournament. The left-handed batsman has won the orange cap three times as he was the highest run-scorer in IPL 2015, IPL 2017, and IPL 2019. He is one of the consistent and top-performing batsmen in IPL. So, Sunrisers Hyderabad have a strong skipper in the form of David Warner.