Former South African speedster Dale Steyn is expected to join the coaching staff of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Sunrisers have open positions in the lineup after head coach Trevor Bayliss but also batting coach Brad Haddin resigned down following a disappointing 2021 season in which the team that finished last in the standings, interrupting their undefeated postseason qualifying record that had lasted since 2016. The franchise will also be without its mentor, VVS Laxman, who has stepped in as head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA). Here we have discussed Who is SRH Bowling Coach 2022?
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Furthermore, Steyn, a senior of 95 IPL games and 97 wickets, has been with the league from its beginning, having previously played for the Deccan Chargers and Gujarat Lions before joining Royal Challengers Bangalore. He retired from all forms of cricket previously this year, having sport the South African jersey 292 times. Steyn took 439 wickets in 93 Tests at an avg of 22.95, while also taking 196 and 64 wickets across 125 ODIs and 47 T20Is.
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Conversations between the team and him are said to be underway, and a formal confirmation about his hiring is expected soon. Steyn has still yet to discuss the topic, and attempts to reach Steyn in this aspect have been fruitless. Former India and Tamil Nadu all-rounder Hemang Badani, who featured India in 4 Tests and 40 ODIs during 2000 and 2004, is also supposed to join the SRH staff.
Bayliss is set to join the Sanjiv Goenka RPS Group-owned Lucknow side. Bayliss took over as SRH following England’s win in the 2019 ODI WC. SRH advanced for the IPL playoffs every year he was in charge of, excluding 2021.
The league’s Next season will feature 10 teams, with 2 additional franchises, Lucknow and Ahmedabad, joining the existing 8. The season will be followed by a huge auction, which will most likely take place in late December or early January. Prior to this, the Sunrisers had only retained 3 players: captain Kane Williamson and two uncapped Jammu Kashmir players, Umran Malik and Abdul Samad.