BIO: The Sunrisers Hyderabad is an Indian Premier League franchise based in Hyderabad by the IPL Governing Council. The team is owned by Kalanithi Maran of the Sun TV Network. Sunrisers Hyderabad replaced Deccan Chargers from IPL 2013 onwards. They retained 20 players from the old Chargers, which left slots open for 13 players. The network won the bid of INR 85.05 crores per year for a five-year deal, a week after Deccan Chargers was terminated.
Kumar Sangakkara is the captain of the team as of 2013. Tom Moody is the head coach and Simon Helmot is the assistant coach of the team. Krish Srikkanth and VVS Laxman are the mentors of the team while Waqar Younis is the bowling coach of the team. The team anthem directed by G. V. Prakash Kumar was released on March 12, 2013. The team's management would be led by Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Tom Moody and VVS Laxman. Some of the other notable players of teh team includes: Cameron White, Thisara Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Parthiv Patel, Ishant Sharma, Dale Steyn etc