Sunrisers Hyderabad made a very unexpected move by replacing David Warner as the captain of the side. Kane Williamson was handed over the captaincy mid-way in VIVO IPL 2021. It seems the team management has decided to have a structural change going forward.
This may also include some major team change ahead of the next auction. Here we list the 3 players Sunrisers Hyderabad might retain before IPL 2022 mega auction.
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3 Payers Sunrisers Hyderabad Might Retain Before Mega Auction
Kane Williamson is highly regarded as the best cricketer currently in the world. The ICC men’s cricket world cup 2019 final was won by England, but the kiwi captain won the hearts of all the cricket fans across the globe. During this year’s IPL, Williamson could not take part in starting few matches but once he came, he had an impact straight away.
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Making him the captain mid-way of the IPL season signifies that the SRH team management might continue with him as the captain. So, he is an automatic choice as the first player to be retained ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction. Kane Williamson has scored 1747 runs in 56 innings at a healthy average of 41.6 which also includes 16 half-centuries.
Manish Pandey has been a veteran cricketer for SRH for few years. He has played the role of an anchor player coming in the middle order. Manish Pandey is also the most experienced Indian player currently on the side. He has played a lot of valuable knocks for the team.
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With SRH having very few good Indian Batsmen in their kitty, they would want the experience of Manish to be available in the next season. He might be retained ahead of IPL 2022 . Manish Pandey has scored 3461 runs in 140 innings at an average of 30.36. He has also scored 1 century and 20 half-centuries.
Sunrisers Hyderabad has availed the service of one of the best t20 players Rashid Khan. He has been the head of the spin attack for the team. Rashid khan’s 4 overs are regarded as the game-changing overs for the team. The opponent batsmen always try to play his overs without taking too much risk. As a result, his economy rate of 6.24 is one of the best.
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Rashid Khan has taken 85 wickets in 69 innings. His best bowling figure is 3/7. The team management would stick with him ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction as a retained player.