IPL 2021: David Warner will be hoping to lead SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) to another final.© Instagram
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner took to Instagram to reveal his ambitions of reaching another Indian Premier League (IPL) final. Sharing a highlights montage video of his IPL career, Warner also opened up about his excitement of getting back to India for the T20 franchise tournament. Sharing a video made by a cricket fan, the Australian cricketer wrote, “Thanks for these highlights @ha_ve_faith_inme . It would be great to be able to make the finals again, but there is a lot of hard work beforehand to get there. I can’t wait to get back to India for the @iplt20 @sunrisershyd #cricket #india”.
Here is the video:
Known for his funny social media posts, Warner is a regular user of Instagram and has a huge fan base.
The Australian batsman captained SRH to their only IPL title in 2016. SRH defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight runs, with Warner slamming 69 runs off 38 balls. The match also saw Chris Gayle (76) and Virat Kohli (54) put in a good effort, but they couldn’t prevent a defeat for RCB.
SRH also reached the finals of IPL 2018, but lost to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by eight wickets.
During IPL 2020 at the United Arab Emirates (UAE), SRH finished in third position in the league table in dramatic manner after seven wins and seven defeats. They lost to Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Qualifier.
Warner finished at third spot in the Orange Cap race in UAE, scoring 548 runs from 16 matches. He also registered four half-centuries.
IPL 2021 is set to begin from April 9, with defending champions Mumbai Indians to play Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the season opener. Meanwhile, SRH are scheduled to play their first match on April 11, against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
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