SRH Signed Vijayakanth Viyaskanth as Replacement for Wanindu Hasaranga

Sunrisers Hyderabad have bolstered their squad for the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by signing promising Sri Lankan leg-spinner Vijayakanth Viyaskanth. The 22-year-old cricketer, who has previously represented Sri Lanka in one T20I match, joins the Sunrisers as a like-for-like replacement for the injured Wanindu Hasaranga.

Vijayakanth Viyaskanth’s addition to the Sunrisers’ roster comes as a strategic move to maintain the team’s balance and strengthen their spin bowling department. He enters the IPL arena with an impressive track record and is expected to make significant contributions to the team’s performance.

The young spinner was acquired by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a base price of Rs 50 lakh, making him an economical yet valuable addition to the squad. His signing reflects the franchise’s commitment to nurturing young talent and providing opportunities for emerging cricketers to showcase their skills on a global stage.

In an official statement released by the IPL, it was confirmed that Vijayakanth Viyaskanth would represent Sunrisers Hyderabad for the remainder of the Tata IPL 2024 season. The franchise expressed confidence in his abilities and welcomed him to the team, hoping that his inclusion would further strengthen their quest for success in the tournament.

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