05 April 2013 :: The Sunrisers Hyderabad ( SRH ) is a cricket franchise based in the city of Hyderabad that will play in the Indian Premier League season – 6 for the first time. The team was founded on 25 October 2012 to replace the Deccan Chargers after the latter were terminated by the IPL Governing Council. The team is owned by Kalanithi Maran of the Sun TV Network.
Kumar Sangakkara has been named the captain of the team for IPL 2013. Tom Moody is the coach of the team. Simon Grant Helmot is the assistant coach. Krish Srikkanth and VVS Laxman are the mentors of the team while Waqar Younis is the bowling coach of the team.
Team will play its first match with Pune Warriors in Hyderabad on 5th of April 2013.