New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad have named David Warner as captain for the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).
The Australian opener returns to the hot seat having led the team to victory in 2016. In 2019 Kane Williamson and Bhuvneshwar Kumar captained the side.
“I’m thrilled to be given the captaincy for this coming IPL 2020,” Warner said in a message. “I’m extremely grateful to be given the opportunity to lead the team once again.
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) February 27, 2020
“I’d like to thank Kane and Bhuvi for the way you guys led throughout the last couple of years, you guys did an outstanding job. And I’ll be leaning on you guys for support and your insight to the game as well. And to the management thank you once again for giving me this opportunity. And I’ll try my very, very best to lifting that IPL Trophy this year,” he added.