Australia’s swashbuckling batsman David Warner will lead the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the upcoming VIVO IPL T20 2016.
Sunrisers Hyderabad will be based in Hyderabad and Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium will be their home ground.
Tom Moody will continue being the head coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad as Australia’s Simon Helmot will join him as the team’s assistant coach while Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan has been appointed as the bowling coach and mentor. Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman will also continue being the mentor of the Orange Army.
Squad: David Warner(Captain), Yuvraj Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Ashish Reddy, Ricky Bhui, Bipul Sharma, Trent Boult, Ben Cutting, Moises Henriques, Deepak Hooda, Siddarth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Abhimanyu Mithun, Eoin Morgan, Ashish Nehra, Mustafizur Rahman, Naman Ojha(Wk), Karn Sharma, Barinder Sran, Aditya Tare, Vijay Shankar, Tirumalasetti Suman, Kane Williamson.
Sunrisers Hyderabad squad consists of 23 players, of which 16 are Indian players and 7 are foreign players.
Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out with an ankle injury for the first two weeks of the upcoming season.
Probable XI: David Warner(C), Naman Ojha(Wk), Deepak Hooda, Shikhar Dhawan, Eoin Morgan, Kane Williamson, Karn Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Ashish Nehra, Trent Boult, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad will start their Indian Premier League campaign against Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on 12th April, 2016.