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IPL 2023, Sunrisers Hyderabad announced the name of their captain

By Akshay - February 23, 2023 12:53 PM

Sunrisers Hyderabad new captain for IPL 2023 Sunrisers Hyderabad has announced the name of its new captain on Thursday. SRH announced this through their social media handles. Markram made Sunrisers Eastern Cape the SA20 champions under his captaincy.

Posting the 38-second video, the franchise wrote the caption, 'The wait is over. Orange Army, say hello to our very own new captain Aiden Markram. The 28-year-old Aiden Markram recently made Sunrisers Eastern Cape the SA20 League champions under his captaincy. Fans were also demanding that Markram be made the captain for IPL 2023 and on Thursday the franchise approved it.

Will replace Kane Williamson

Aiden Markram will replace Kane Williamson as the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad. The performance of Sunrisers Hyderabad last season under the leadership of Kane Williamson was extremely poor. With 6 wins and 8 losses from 14 matches, the Orange Army were at the eighth position in the IPL 2022 points table. Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders were tied on 12 points, but KKR moved up one place to seventh due to net run rate.

Eastern Cape made champion

Aiden Markram made Sunrisers Eastern Cape the SA20 champions under his captaincy. The Sunrisers Eastern Cape clashed with the Pretoria Capitals in the final. The Capitals team batted first and the entire team was all out for 135 in 19.3 overs. In response, Sunrisers Eastern Cape achieved the target by losing 6 wickets with 22 balls to spare. Sunrisers Hyderabad will also hope that Markram will make them the champions of IPL 2023 with his captaincy.

Markram's IPL career

South African star batsman Aiden Markram has played a total of 20 matches in the IPL so far, in which he has scored 527 runs with the help of three half-centuries. Markram's average was 40.54 while the strike rate was 134.10. He has also taken a wicket.

On the other hand, Markram has so far scored 879 runs in 31 T20 Internationals at an average of 38.21 and a strike rate of 147.73 and with the help of 9 half-centuries. Markram scored 2770 runs in 107 matches in T20 with the help of one century and 21 half-centuries.

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