IPL 2021: Kane Williamson replaces David Warner as the new skipper of the franchise

SunRisers Hyderabad took a big decision in the mid of IPL 2021 after they replaced David Warner with Kane Williamson as the new skipper of the franchise. This news was officially confirmed by a post shared by the franchise on their official Twitter handle.

SRH had a dismal outing in the ongoing season of IPL so far as they have managed to register one victory out of six matches that they have played and will be eyeing to register a win under new skipper against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday in Delhi.

“SunRisers Hyderabad would like to announce that Kane Williamson will be taking over the captaincy for tomorrow’s match and for the remainder of IPL 2021,” SRH said in a press release on Saturday.

“The team management has also made the decision that they will be changing their overseas combination for tomorrow’s match against Rajasthan Royals,” the release added.

“The decision has not come lightly as the management respects the enormous impact David Warner has had for the franchise over a number of years. As we face the remainder of the season we are sure that David will help us strive for success both on and off the field.”

Warner has been straightforward with the way his team has played in the ongoing season of cash-rich league wherein the recently concluded match against CSK where the experienced southpaw scored 57 runs from 55 balls and eventually they lost the game by seven wickets against Yellow army.

“I take full responsibility for the way I batted. I batted slow and hit the fielders,” Warner said after the match.