Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner has confirmed that the Orange Army will ‘not lose’ Kane Williamson ahead of the 2021 Mega IPL Auctions. Kane Williamson has been one of the consistent performers for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last few years. In the absence of David Warner from the side, Williamson was the one who led Sunrisers till the final in 2018 where they were avenged by Chennai Super Kings who were victorious in their comeback season.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad had bought back the New Zealand skipper in the 2018 IPL Auction for 3 Crore Rupees after which the franchise hasn’t looked back as Williamson has been the key to Sunrisers success in the last couple of years.
We Will Not Lose Kane Williamson – David Warner
A fan queried about the same to David Warner on Social media whether they will look to retain Williamson ahead of the 2021 IPL Auctions or will they release to which David Warner replied ‘We Will not lose him’ which means that the orange army franchise is definitely looking to retain Kane Williamson.
Not good news for CSK fans. pic.twitter.com/TH5fHpI6wp
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 14, 2020
In the year 2018, Kane Williamson had won the orange cap scoring a massive 735 runs, in the following season in 2019 he managed just 156 runs in 9 matches since he was battling through injuries in the tournament. Ahead of the 2018 IPL season, Sunrisers Hyderabad had released Kane Williamson after they decided to retain David Warner and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar but then ultimately decided to buy him back in mega auction for rupees 3 crores.
As of last week BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had confirmed that the next IPL edition will happen in 6 months time that too in India, Also adding that BCCI will soon issue a tender for 9th team in the IPL.