Sunrisers Hyderabad, who made their IPL debut in 2013, has been a consistent team over the years. In the last 5 IPL seasons, they have won an IPL title and made it to playoffs in all the five seasons. They have had a good core of overseas players on their side with the likes of Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, David Warner, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and others.
Let us have look at some of their team and player stats:
4 – Number of Orange caps won by SRH player in IPL is 4. David Warner has won it thrice in 2015, 2017 & 2019 and Kane Williamson won it in the year 2018.
1 – David Warner is the first and the only overseas player to score 5000 runs in IPL so far. No other overseas player has achieved this feat in IPL. He has scored 5254 runs at an average of 42.71 with a very impressive S.R of 141.54.
6.24 – Rashid Khan has the best economy rate of 6.24 in IPL history. [Min 250 balls bowled in IPL overall]
50 – David Warner is the only player to have more than 50 fifty-plus score in IPL history. David Warner has 48 fifties and 4 centuries to his name in IPL.
2 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the only bowler to win two purple caps consecutively in two IPL seasons during 2016 & 2017.
185 – SRH holds the record for having the highest ever opening partnership of 185 runs vs RCB in IPL 2019. Both Jonny Bairstow and David Warner scored century in that game.
1 – SRH is the only team to win an IPL trophy despite not being in the top 2 on points table since IPL brought the playoffs concept in 2011.
7 – SRH pacer Sandeep Sharma has dismissed Virat Kohli 7 times in the IPL history and that is most for any bowler.
2 – SRH is the only team in IPL history to defend a total of less than 120 twice. They defended 118 against MI in 2018 and 119 against PWI in 2013.
900+ – David Warner is the only player in IPL history to score more than 900 runs against 2 different IPL franchises. He scored 906 runs against KXIP and 912 runs against KKR in IPL.