IPL 2020: David Warner replaces Kane Williamson as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain

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David Warner, who had Sunrisers Hyderabad to IPL glory in 2016, has been appointed because the captain of the previous champions forward of the 13th season of the T20 league.

David Warner will go back to steer SRH in IPL 2020 (AP Picture)


  • Sunrisers Hyderabad appointed David Warner as their captain on Thursday
  • David Warner had led SRH to IPL identify in 2016
  • Kane Williamson and Bhuvneshwar Kumar led SRH in 2019

Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday introduced Australia’s David Warner because the skipper in their aspect for the impending version of the Indian Premier League.

The franchise showed the scoop on Twitter and mentioned: “#OrangeArmy, our captain for #IPL2020 is @davidwarner31”.

At the side of this, the workforce additionally posted a video of Warner, during which the opener mentioned: “I’m overjoyed to be given the captaincy for this coming IPL, I’m thankful for this chance, I want to thank Kane Williamson and Bhuvneshwar Kumar for main the aspect remaining 12 months. I’d take a look at my perfect to assist the aspect carry the trophy this 12 months”.

Within the 2019 version of the IPL, New Zealand’s Kane Williamson led the aspect and for a couple of suits, Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar too had captained the workforce.

Warner has been in outstanding shape since getting back from a one-year ban in world cricket.

The batsman performed a knock of 57 runs on Wednesday to assist Australia win the three-match T20I sequence towards South Africa.

In 2018, Warner at the side of Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft had been passed a one-year ban for his or her involvement in a ball-tampering scandal, popularly referred to as the ‘Sandpaper Gate’ towards South Africa at Cape The city.

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