Sunrisers Hyderabad might have good news ahead of the second half of the IPL 2021 UAE leg. Former skipper David Warner has hinted at his participation for the second half of the season. Including Warner, a total of 20 Australian players are in line to play for the second half of the season including Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell.
On, August 10, Warner posted a message on Instagram hinting at his comeback in the second half of the IPL. Posting a picture of himself, David Warner wrote:
“I’ll be back…………………”
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Warner scored 193 runs in the first six games including two fifty-plus scores. he would like to score the maximum runs in the remaining seven games. An inform Warner is paramount for the SRH side who struggled to find ways to win in the first half of the tournament.
Warner has won the orange cap five times in the history of the IPL. He is also among the most consistent batsmen to have played in the tournament. The southpaw is also among the very few batsmen to have scored over 5000 IPL runs.
David Warner stripped off captaincy during IPL 2021
Meanwhile, after a string of low scores, David Warner was removed as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was appointed as the new captain.
SRH are currently placed last on the points table and thus Warner’s return will be a massive boon for the side. Earlier, Cricket Australia had said that they are leaving the decision of playing the second leg of IPL 2021 to the players.
Sunrisers Hyderabad are placed last in the IPL 2021 points table. They have won one out of their first seven games and lost as many as six games.
As many as 31 games will be played over 27 days including the playoffs and the final. 13 games will be played in Abu Dhabi, 10 in Dubai and 8 in Sharjah.