The Sunrisers Hyderabad labeled as SunRisers Hyderabad, SHR are a franchise cricket team from Hyderabad, Telangana, India, that plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is owned by Kalanithi Maran of the Sun TV Network and was founded in 2012 after the Hyderabad-based Deccan Chargers were terminated by the IPL.

The team made their first IPL appearance in 2013, where they reached the playoffs, eventually finishing in fourth place. The Sunrisers won their maiden IPL title in the 2016 season, defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs in the final. The team has qualified for the play-off stage of the tournament in every season since 2016. In 2018, the team reached the finals of the Indian Premier League, but lost to Chennai Super Kings. The team is considered one of the best bowling sides, often admired for its ability to defend low totals. 

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad 2021

Players retained:

David WarnerCaptain / BatsmanPaddington, Australia
Abdul SamadBatsmanKarrakote, India
Abhishek SharmaAll-RounderAmritsar, India
Basil ThampiBowlerPerumbavoor, India
Bhuvneshwar KumarBowlerMeerut, India
Jason HolderAll-RounderBridgetown, Barbados
Jonny BairstowWicket-keeperBradford, United Kingdom
Kane WilliamsonBatsmanTauranga, New Zealand
Manish PandeyBatsmanNainital, India
Mitchell MarshAll-RounderAttadale, Australia
Mohammad NabiAll-RounderLogar, Afganistan
Priyam GargBatsmanMeerut, India
Rashid KhanBowlerNangarhar, India
Sandeep SharmaBowlerPatiala, India
Shahbaz NadeemBowlerMuzaffarpur, India
Shreevats GoswamiWicket-KeeperLiluah Howrah, India
Siddarth KaulBowlerPathankot, India
Khaleel AhmedBowlerTonk, India
Thangarasu NatarajanBowlerSalem, India
Vijay ShankarAll-RounderTirunelveli, India
Virat SinghBatsmanJamshedpur, India
Wriddhiman SahaWicket-KeeperSiliguri, India

 Players Additions:

Jagadeesha SuchithBowlerMysuru, India
Kedar JadhavAll-RounderPune, India
Mujeeb-ur-RahmanBowlerKhost, Afganistan

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), having been on an exceptional run in recent years, (SRH are one of the teams to have kept most of their players. One of the most sought out Franchises in the IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad didn’t have much to do at the IPL 2021 Auction as they already had their squad set In place before even participating in the bidding war with just three buys, SRH were one of the least involved teams at the Auction.