IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad Add Sherfane Rutherford To Squad After Jonny Bairstow Pulls Out


IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad Add Sherfane Rutherford To Squad After Jonny Bairstow Pulls Out

Sherfane Rutherford will change Jonny Bairstow within the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad.© AFP

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have added West Indies batsman Sherfane Rutherford to their squad following the withdrawal England’s Jonny Bairstow forward of the resumption of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season. The franchise took to Twitter to make the announcement on Saturday. “The explosive Caribbean is now a #Riser!” SRH wrote on Twitter. “Sherfane Rutherford will change Jonny Bairstow in our squad for the second part of #IPL2021,” the franchise added. SRH did not present any element on the withdrawal of Bairstow.

The 23-year-old Rutherford, a left-handed batsman, was a part of the Mumbai Indians facet in IPL 2020. He has performed six T20 worldwide matches for the West Indies.

The southpaw has been having fun with a formidable marketing campaign within the ongoing 2021 Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the place he’s enjoying for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots.

Rutherford has amassed 201 runs in 7 matches, at a formidable common of 40.2 and a strike charge of 136.7, in keeping with an infographic shared by SRH on Twitter.

He has hit three fifties throughout the course of the season and has a highest rating of 58 not out to this point. He has scored 15 or extra runs in six of his innings.

The IPL season will resume within the UAE on September 19, with Chennai Tremendous Kings taking over Mumbai Indians.


SRH will play their first sport of the UAE leg on September 22 after they tackle Delhi Capitals. The franchise from Hyderabad had a horrendous begin to the marketing campaign earlier this yr as they misplaced six of their seven video games.

With the second half of the marketing campaign left, they are going to look to maintain alive their playoff hopes with just a few wins on the trot.

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