South Africa all-rounder Aiden Markram was on Thursday named as captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad for the upcoming India Premier League (IPL) season, beginning March 31.
“THE. WAIT. IS. OVER. #OrangeArmy, say hello to our new captain Aiden Markram,” SRH announce on its twitter deal with.
New Zealand’s Kane Williamson had led SRH within the final season, the place they completed a disappointing eighth in 10-team event with six wins and eight losses.
Williamson was launched by SRH forward of this yr’s public sale, the place Gujarat Titans purchased his companies.
SRH will play their opening match towards Rajasthan Royals in Hyderabad on April 2.
Markram was front-runner for the job after main SRH’s sister franchise, Sunrisers Eastern Cape to the inaugural SA20 title in Johannesburg just lately.
The 29-year-old batting all-rounder was in great type within the SA20 league, main his group from the entrance and within the course of gained the player-of-the-tournament award for his his 366 runs and 11 wickets.
The IPL 2023 begins on March 31 with the opening match between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad.