High & Low moments and released players of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Sunrisers Hyderabad is one of the most influential teams of the Indian Premier League. Sunrisers does not have a good record of numbers but has been an effective opponent of strong franchises in the league. In all the seasons of the Indian Premire League, Sunrisers has given strong competition to other franchises. The franchise has one IPL trophy to its name which came in the year 2016. The SRH journey has been full of fluctuations, of overall performances from low to high or vice versa.

High Moment

The high moment for any franchise would be holding the IPL trophy. The Eureka moment for the Sunrisers came in the year 2016 when it seized the maiden IPL trophy. The franchise had defeated the gigantic RCB in the final by 8 runs, grabbing the final to its name. Warned-led Hyderabad had played a total of 14 matches, winning 8 major matches including the final. Warner’s contribution for the team was indomitable.

Low Moment

Sunrisers Hyderabad had its worst phase in the year 2021. The franchise was thrashed throughout the whole tournament. Despite being good in both departments, Sunrisers had a major downfall in the whole season. SRH had participated in 14 matches out of which it was able to secure wins in just 3 matches. The franchise’s journey ended with mere 9 points, at the lowest position on points table.

Releasing Key Players

David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad had lost half of its strength when it released the most important player David Warner. David Warner was the backbone of the team. Warner had guided the team through ups and downs. Warner is the biggest contributor in terms of runs for SRH. He had played the best innings of his career on behalf of SRH. He got the team its first IPL title in 2016.

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan the highest scorer of this season hitherto was a leading player for the franchise. He formed the lethal combination of left and left-hand destructive batsmen with co-opener David Warner. Dhawan was also released by the franchise.