The Sunrisers Hyderabad is one team that seemed to know the IPL code earlier but has forgotten it in recent times. They were an integral part of the playoffs in their initial few seasons, but in the past two seasons, they have been struggling. The team has found it difficult to strike a balance. They do have a few star players, though. The Sunrisers Hyderabad is the team that gave birth to Rashid Khan as well as Bhuvneshwar Kumar. So, who are their key players in the TATA IPL 2023? Here is a look: 

Harry Brook will be a Key Player for Sunrisers Hyderabad in TATA IPL 2023: 

Sunrisers Hyderabad
IMG SRC: England

Harry Brook’s name in this list is not surprising. The Englishman has been dominating world cricket in the past year. Hence the Sunrisers purchased him for a whopping 13+ Crore Indian Rupees. Brook is expected to be the solid middle-order batter of the Sunrisers Hyderabad. This role was assigned to Nicholas Pooran last season but he failed to deliver. Harry has a knack for playing spin. Brook dealt with it very well in the test matches against Pakistan in Pakistan. Harry will be a true asset if he plays like he plays for the national team. He has a good combination of skill and aggression. Here is a look at Harry’s batting numbers: 

Matches 99 
Innings 93 
Runs 2432 
Average 33.77 
Strike Rate 148.83 

Umran Malik will be a Key Player for Sunrisers Hyderabad in TATA IPL 2023: 

Sunrisers Hyderabad
IMG SRC: The Indian Express

Umran Malik’s name was a must on this list. He was the X-factor player for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in TATA IPL 2022. After getting discovered in the far end of the TATA IPL 2021, the cricketing world was excited to see this prospect. He hasn’t delivered according to the hype around his name but with time and experience the performance will improve. Umran needs more game time. He will eventually figure out his line and length. He is unrealistically quick and beats the batter by sheer pace. Here is a look at Umran’s stats in T20s: 

Matches 38 
Wickets 54 
Economy 8.8 
Average  21.6 

Washington Sundar will be a Key Player in TATA IPL 2023: 

Washington Sundar’s finishing skills are very underrated. He has the ability to tonk the ball whenever required and also has the ability to hold the game. It will be up to the Sunrisers Hyderabad to use the aspect that they want. The Indian cricket team is grooming him as a finisher and the Sunrisers will be looking to do the same. He easily fits in at number 6 or number 7 as a bowling all-rounder.  

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Washington Sundar’s performance will be key for the Sunrisers as he will be bowling in the powerplay. They can use him against left-handed openers like Quinton De Kock, Ishan Kishan, and David Warner. He will bother all these guys. His finishing skills will be put to the test as well. But he bats at a strike rate of 160 in the last 5 overs which very much sums up his style of play. 

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