"Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) is a Hyderabad-based Indian Premier league (IPL) franchise. SRH was founded after the Deccan Chargers team was terminated in 2012.
The Hyderabad franchise at present is owned by Kalanithi Maran of Sun TV Network. The home ground of Sunrisers Hyderabad is Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, whichhas a capacity of nearly 60,000.
SRH went to the playoffs in their debut IPL season but failed to continue their performance in subsequent tournaments; they finished 6th in 2014 and 2015. They won their first IPL title under the captaincy of David Warner, beating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the finals.
SRH reached to playoffs in IPL 2016 but their journey was halted by KKR in the eliminator. IPL 2019 will be SRH’s seventh outing in all the IPL tournaments so far.
Sunrisers Hyderabad ended their IPL 2018 campaign as a runner-up after losing the final clash against Chennai Super Kings. Ahead of the IPL 2019 players auction, SRH traded their top-order batsman Shikhar Dhawan with Delhi Capitals’ Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem. Meanwhile, they bought Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha and Martin Guptil in the IPL 2019 player auction.
The Hyderabad franchise is now coached by Tom Moody, with Simon Helmot as assistant coach, Muttiah Murlitharan as bowling coach and VVS Laxman as mentor.
Squad strength: 23 (15 Indian and 8 Overseas)
Players bought in IPL 2019 auction: Jonny Bairstow (Rs 22 million), Wriddhiman Saha (Rs 12 million), Martin Guptill (Rs 10 million)
Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami, Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan, Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem
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