Kane Williamson has been released by Sun Risers Hyderabad!

SRH has decided to not retain Kane Mama aka Kane Williamson. Even his form in ICC T20 World Cup has come under great scrutiny.

Kane Williamson is not retained by Sun Risers Hyderabad
Kane Williamson is not retained by Sun Risers Hyderabad

Kane Williamson has been preferred over David Warner by Sun Risers Hyderabad to lead the side and they even let the Australian Great go for New Zealand Captain. Sun Risers Hyderabad failed to reach playoffs this season and now, SRH has decided to not retain Kane Mama aka Kane Williamson. Even his form in ICC T20 World Cup has come under great scrutiny.

But this might not be the end of road for the accumulator as one of the top franchises might look to keep him in their squad for his ability to handle pressure. Kane Williamson might like to show his form in India series and get back into the groove. SRH also let go of Nicholas Pooran, Sean Abbott and Priyam Garg. This has left them with hefty purse of Rs.42.5 crores balance and many slots to fill. They can try to buy Sam Curran and Ben Stokes with such heavy purse.

IPL Franchises remaining purse amounts
IPL Franchises remaining purse amounts

Purse remaining for teams at IPL 2023 Auction:

SRH – 42.25cr.
Punjab Kings – 32.20cr.
Lucknow Supergiants – 23.35cr.
Mumbai Indians – 20.55cr.
CSK – 20.45cr.
DC – 19.45cr.
Gujarat Titans – 19.25cr.
Rajasthan Royals – 13.20cr.
RCB – 8.75cr.
KKR – 7.05cr.

Well, when we look at the purse availability, IPL 2023 Mini Auction looks like a one horse race but then we never know how SRH management will pick as they have been notoriously conservative and aggressive in making bad choices. Kane Williamson might still find his way back in auction to SRH as the team lacks a captain.

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