Sunrisers Hyderabad appointed Aiden Markaram as their new captain for IPL 2023

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Sunrisers Hyderabad appointed Aiden Markaram as their new captain for IPL 2023
Sunrisers Hyderabad appointed Aiden Markaram as their new captain for IPL 2023

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) has announced South African all-rounder Aiden Markram as the new captain of the team for the upcoming season of IPL 2023. The team released their skipper Kane Williamson in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 mini-auction and therefore were in search of a new skipper.

Markram is the most deserving players to lead SRH because he possess the qualities of a captain and also has considerable experience to his name. The all-rounder led Sunrisers Eastern Cape to the SA20 title in January 2022. He was also the captain of South Africa U-19 team that won in 2014. Markram also remained as captain of the South African national team for a brief period.

Fans were quite excited to know the new captain of Hyderabad. A lot of speculations were also made over the name of new skipper of Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, with the announcement of Aiden Markram as their new captain, all the wait and speculations are over. Markaram was the frontrunner in the race of captaincy. The fans expect him to turn the fortunes of SRH in IPL 2023 as the team has been performing quite poor over the past three years.

Aiden Markram was brought in by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2022 mega auction for a sum of ₹2.60 crore. He had a prolific maiden season. In IPL 2022, the player He scored 381 runs at an average of 47.63. Veteran pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and new signing Mayank Agarwal were also in the race to claim captaincy responsibility. However, The South African pipped the likes of both of them to become the new skipper of Sunrisers Hyderabad.