IPL 2023: 3 reasons why SRH are struggling despite having a great squad

SRH have played two games in the IPL 2023 and are yet to get their first win

Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Image Credit: Twitter/IPL)

Indian Premier League team, Sunrisers Hyderabad put together a strong team at the auction by using an excellent strategy. SRH were also regarded as favourites before the season’s commencement by several cricket analysts. Unfortunately, as has been the case for several years, SRH have had a disastrous start to this season.

Here, we examine three potential causes for Sunrisers Hyderabad’s adversity despite having a fantastic team:

1. Lack of clarity in roles

IPL 2023: 3 reasons why SRH are struggling despite having a good squad
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SRH has many right-handers on their roster despite having obtained quality picks in the auction. Before the start of the season, they cut Abhishek Sharma from the starting lineup against LSG. This has provided the opponents with several holes to exploit.

As Krunal Pandya and Amit Mishra wove a web around them, SRH’s right-handers failed to stop the ball from twisting away. They will need to confront this truth right now, and they might consider using Washington Sundar as a floater to muddle the situation further.

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