The Sunrisers Hyderabad are the dark horses in IPL history, as they are a low profiled team with fewer stars but they performed well in every season of the Indian Premier League.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad is renowned for a never say die attitude, as they fought at the very end of the game. Captain David Warner guide his side with the resources he got in the bank.
Here is the strongest playing 11 for Sunrisers Hyderabad:-
The Australian Left-hander captaining Sunrisers Hyderabad. For a very long time and he has a great record in IPL. The impact of David Warner at the top of the order is remarkable, as he got the team off to a flier in the powerplay. The records of David Warner in IPL history are phenomenal, as he played 142 IPL games and scored 5254 runs with an astonishing average of 42.72 at a strike rate of 141.54. The Average of David Warner makes him a legend in T-20 cricket as an opener.
The hard-hitting Englishmen Jonny Bairstow played only 21 IPL games but he has done terrific work on the field, as he scored 790 runs with a healthy average of 41.58 at a strike rate of 142.34. The style of Jonny Bairstow is dangerous for the opposition, as he partnered with captain David Warner. The combination of Warner and Bairstow is the dangerous duo among all the teams. Bairstow has got all the shots in the book, as he hurt the sentiments of the bowler while hitting the ball at every pocket of the ground.
The number three slot is owed by prolific Manish Pandey, as he anchored the inning so well in the last season. Manish Pandey is the key man for Sunrisers Hyderabad, as the brute force is at top of the order. If David Warner and Jonny Bairstow got out cheaply then the responsibility will shift on the shoulder of Manish Pandey.
In IPL history, Pandey played 146 matches and scored 2686 runs with an average of 29.71 at a strike rate of 121.67. The stats of Pandey doesn’t tell the full story, as he is a much better player than what stats suggest.
New Zealand’s Captain Kane Williamson changes the game in T-20 cricket, as he has shown some great hitting skills in the slog overs as well. The value of Williamson’s wicket is gold in T-20 cricket as well. He played according to the situation and never leave the run rate creeping upwards.
In his IPL career, he played only 53 matches and scored 1619 runs with an average of 39.49 at a strike rate of 134.8. He binds the whole inning together and takes it deeper towards the slog overs. The Hitting Ability of Williamson is improving in every season.
The ability of Saha is unobjectionable, as he scored a lot of runs at Top of the order in the last season. The opening slot should be fixed with warner and Bairstow, as Saha has some talent with the bat to hit spinners over the ropes and can unleash in the end.
He played 124 IPL games and scored 1979 runs with an average of 25.7 at a strike rate of 132.02. Saha has got a lot of experience in T-20 cricket and can change the direction of the game with some fearless batting.
The underrated all-rounder of India gear up for the coming season, as he got some skills in the middle overs with slow pace deliveries. The Vijay Shankar batting is underestimated every time, but he got the potential to build the inning.
He played 40 IPL games and scored 654 runs with an average of 29.73 at a right of 127.73. The Sunrisers Hyderabad depends on Vijay Shankar for some overs in the middle.
The left-arm spinner Abhishek Sharma is a great all-around cricketer, as he can hit some big hits at the end. He has a great strike rate of 145.92 in IPL history, although he played only 14 IPL games, and he has the potential to play more games for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Abhishek is also handy with the ball, as he got the pace variations to deceive the batsman.
The Afghan mystery is renowned in the world, as the introduction of Rashid khan is not required in any domestic league all around the globe. The Sunrisers Hyderabad is heavily dependent on the class of Rashid Khan, as the records of Rashid khan is hard to breach by any bowler.
He played 62 IPL games and taken 75 wickets with an average of 20.49 at a strike rate of 19.68. The economy rate of Rashid khan is the best among all bowlers in the Indian premier league, as he gave away runs at 6.25 runs per over.
India’s finest swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the leader of pace attack for Sunrisers Hyderabad, as he holds the key in a pressure situation. He swings the ball in the powerplay and displays the skills of variations in the last five overs with a knuckleball, Slower ball, Yorker deliveries, etc.
He played 121 IPL games and taken 136 wickets with an average of 23.92 and the economy of Bhuvneshwar Kumar is also a template for others to follow, as he consumed only 7.24 runs per over in IPL.
The swing of Sandeep Sharma reminisces the artist Praveen Kumar, as he always looks to swing the ball upfront. Sandeep Sharma doesn’t have the pace to deceive the batsman but he has the swing to dismantle the opposition’s batsman.
Sandeep Sharma rolls his arm in 92 IPL games and taken 109 wickets with an economy rate of below 8 runs per over. He gives the Captain more comfort in the slog overs with the lengths of delivery, as he bowled according to the fieldset.
The left-arm prolific fast bowler T Natarajan breaks the door of international cricket on the back of some terrific performance in the 2020 season. The ability of Natarajan is rare, as he can nail the yorkers at the back end with accuracy. He played only 22 IPL games, which don’t show the ability of T Natarajan.
T Natarajan is the most difficult bowler to face in the slog overs, as he got the two most lethal deliveries of T-20 cricket, the slower one and a toe-crushing yorker.
Sunrisers Hyderabad has got a great bowling line up but the team lacks a bit of firepower at the back end of the inning. The Sunrisers Hyderabad is Top heavy side which gave chance to the young Indian cricketers of India to fill the uncharged battery in slog overs.