IPL 2021 – Retained and Released Players of Sunrisers Hyderabad
IPL 2021, 14th season of IPL tournament is expected to be played between March-April. It is the most entertainment tournament in the world next to the likes of world cups. IPL takes shape by outperforming all records of viewership on the ground and media. But IPL 2020 that happened in the midst of a pandemic has not allowed any viewers on the ground due to the safety protocols. Whether they will be allowed for IPL 2021 is a question that still stays unanswered.
Due to Covid 19 lockdowns, IPL which had to be held in March is postponed and had been moved to September. This tournament had been a festive season for sports fans who lacked any kind of live adrenaline pumping sports events for more than 6 months. the event has been a huge success with Mumbai Indians winning their 5th title by defeating Delhi Capitals.
SRH ended up third in the tournament with RCB occupying the fourth. While the team had performed well, IPL 2020 had been a rough ride for them. Ahead of the upcoming auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, the Sunrisers have decided to make some changes in the team. the team has retained most of the players. No big names have been let go this season.
The Retained players list include David Warner, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddharth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Shahbaz Nadeem.
The Released players include Australian fast bowler Billy Stanlake and West Indies all-rounder Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav, B Sandeep and Y Prithvi Raj. SRH have retained maximum of the players and they have only a few slots to be filled in the auction which is going to be held on 18th February 2021. Addition of an Indian spinner, a middle-order batsman and an Indian all-rounder will make their squad stronger for the IPL 2021. To know more news about who is going to be joining the squad download the YuppTV App.