IPL 2021: Kane Williamson will replace Skipper Devid Warner

Sarita Dey
3 years ago

Sunrisers Hyderabad sacks Devid Warner for captaincy. Skipper Warner was poor performance in the ongoing season IPL 2021. SRH announce on Saturday, Kane Williamson replaces Devid Warner.

Sunrisers Hyderabad has made a shocking decision midway through IPL 2021. Removing David Warner from the captaincy position following their horror run. With only one victory from six matches. SunRisers Hyderabad has plummetted to the bottom of the points table. Moving forward, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will lead the side. He would assume the spot from the SunRisers’ next game against the Rajasthan Royals.

The decision may not come as a surprise to many as the franchise is languishing at the bottom of the points table. Just one win under its belt out of the six games it played so far. The batting form of David Warner too has been poor. He given the standards he has set over the years in the tournament.

The team management has also made a decision that it will change its overseas combination for tomorrow’s match against Rajasthan Royals.

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“The decision has not come lightly as the management respects the enormous impact David Warner has had for the franchise over a number of years,” SunRisers said in a statement.

Kane Williamson, also the captain of his international side New Zealand. He is regarded as one of the modern-day greats in all three formats of the game.

“As we face the remainder of the season, we are sure that Warner will continue to help us strive for success both on and off the field,” it said.

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