Among the eight active franchises in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League, the Sunrisers Hyderabad are the latest entrants. The Orange Army joined the competition in the year 2013, after the Deccan Chargers’ exit. Although they joined the tournament late, the Sunrisers Hyderabad have won more championships than a few teams who have been a part of the IPL since the first season.
The Sunrisers have also had a strong squad in the IPL seasons that they have played. However, you might not remember every player to have donned the SRH jersey in the league. In this listicle today, we will look at the five popular players who you might not know once played for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.
1. Chris Jordan – Played 2 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad
English pace bowler Chris Jordan is a member of the Punjab Kings team right now in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League, but in 2017 and 2018, he played for SRH. Jordan played only two games for Hyderabad, where he picked up one wicket.
2. Quinton de Kock
Not many fans would know that the Sunrisers Hyderabad was the first team that Quinton de Kock represented in the Indian Premier League. The left-handed batsman from South Africa played in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League for the Hyderabad-based franchise. He played only three games, scoring six runs.
3. Aditya Tare
Uncapped Indian wicket-keeper batsman Aditya Tare is best remembered for his six that helped Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2014 and qualify for the playoffs. Tare is currently a part of MI as well, but in 2016, he played three games for SRH and also won the title with them.
4. Venugopal Rao – Played 7 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad
Former Indian international cricketer Venugopal Rao played his last IPL season for Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014. Rao played seven games for Hyderabad, scoring 71 runs.
5. Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj is currently a Superstar of Indian cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore teams. Siraj made his IPL debut in 2017 for Hyderabad and took ten wickets in six matches.