IPL 2023: 3 Worst Buys By Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) In The Auction

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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) had 13 spots to fill and they bought all 13 players in the IPL 2023 auction and completed their squad of 25 players. They still had over 7 crores remaining in the bank. SRH finished eighth in IPL 2022 and revamped their side in IPL 2023 auction. 

Hyderabad released as many as 12 players looking to revamp their squad. Hyderabad finished eighth in IPL 2022 winning six and losing 8 games. They also released their skipper Kane Williamson and needed a skipper for the new season. The franchise had a remaining purse of 42.25 crores heading into the auction. 

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SRH retained Umran Malik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Washington Sundar, and Fazalhaq Farooqi settling their bowling attack. Among the batters, Hyderabad retained Glenn Phillips, Aiden Markram, Abhishek Sharma, and Rahul Tripathi. Their middle order is very much settled and they needed an attacking opener and an all-rounder preferably overseas with four overseas slots remaining. 

IPL Auction 2023- Harry Brook Bought By Sunrisers Hyderabad For INR 13.25 Crores
IPL Auction 2023- Harry Brook Bought By Sunrisers Hyderabad For INR 13.25 Crores

England batter Harry Brook was their most expensive player at 13.25 crores. The batting is expected to revolve around him at the top of the order. Along with him, Mayank Agarwal and Heinrich Klaasen are the other key batters in the side. With prior leadership experience in the IPL, Mayank Agarwal is the most likely candidate to replace Williamson as the skipper. In this article, we take a look at three worst buys for Sunrisers Hyderabad

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IPL 2023: 3 Worst Buys By Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) In The Auction

Akeal Hosein 

Akeal Hosein
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The West Indian all-rounder was roped in for 1 crores. This will be his very first IPL season. However, with Adil Rashid and Washington Sundar as the specialist spinners in the XI. Mayank Markande is the other specialist spinner in the XI. Given that SRH has a very settled XI and Hosein can’t breach it, he was not a sensible buy from the franchise. 

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