Modified April 21, 2020, 18:32 IST
Former Sunrisers Hyderabad captain, Ken Williamson chose SRH’s journey to the final of IPL 2018 as the tournament’s most cherished memory.
“For years I’ve been fortunate to be involved with SRH and they have been incredibly fun. The IPL is the largest domestic tournament in the world and getting to know many of India’s domestic players and joining together for 6 – 7 weeks is all my favorite memories,” says Ken Williamson.
The franchise won its first title back in 2016 and IPL 2018, Sunrisers Hyderabad Ken made it to the finals under Williamson’s leadership.
Kane Williamson won the orange cap at the end of IPL 2018
With Warner banned from the tournament due to his involvement in the incident of ball tampering in Cape Town, he was given the task of stylish right-handed captain this season. Ken Williamson led from first in that version and scored 735 runs in 17 matches. Later, he finished the tournament as the highest run scorer.
Although Shane Watson’s great century helped CSK win the article in the finals, Ken Williamson claimed, SRH’s path to the summit was memorable.
“In 2018, we were able to make the finals again. We had a great year winning 9 of our 14 games. A big part of the success was because of our support staff. We were able to fight our way through close games.” Warner was not there, changing the pitches. And the team really fit in well. It was a special season to attend, “added Ken Williamson.
The New Zealand captain has nominated his SRH teammates Manish Pandey and pacer Khalil Ahmed to take on the challenge.