Sherfane Rutherford, who initially went unsold in the auction, was roped in by SRH as a replacement for Jonny Bairstow after the Englishman pulled out from the remainder of the tournament.
The #SRH family conveys its heartfelt condolences to Sherfane Rutherford and his family on the passing away of his father.
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) September 23, 2021
The left-handed West Indies didn’t get a chance to play in SRH’s loss to the Delhi Capitals on Wednesday. Sherfane Rutherford was in brilliant form during the CPL 2021, where he scored 262 runs at an average of 37.42 and struck 3 fifties, helping St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to the title.
Covid-19 hits SRH camp: T Natarajan tested positive; 6 others placed in isolation after coming in close contact
The covid-19 has once again hit the IPL 2021 again as SRH pacer T Natarajan was tested positive for the virus. Apart from him, 6 other members, including all-rounder Vijay Shankar, of the SRH contingent were placed in isolation after they were deemed close contact with the seamer.
Vijay Shankar (Player), Vijay Kumar(Team Manager), Shyam Sundar J(Physiotherapist), Anjana Vannan(Doctor), Tushar Khedkar(Logistics Manager), and Periyasamy Ganesan (Net Bowler) have all been placed in isolation; all of them had also tested negative.
SRH’s game against the Capitals went ahead as scheduled on Wednesday night at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai – after the rest of the contingent tested negative for the virus on the morning of the game. Rishabh Pant’s side won the encounter by 8 wickets.
Kane Williamson’s team is languishing at the bottom of the table with 7 losses in 8 matches, and are all but out of the playoffs race. SRH next meet Punjab Kings in Sharjah on Saturday.