Sunrisers Hyderabad made their debut in the Indian Premier League in the 2013 season. They caught the attention of everyone with a playoff appearance in the very first season they played. However, they couldn’t make it to the final in that tournament. But in 2016, SRH made the final for the first time and also won the championship under the leadership of David Warner.
SRH comes with one of the strongest bowling lineups in the tournament. But still, there are a few players who like performing against this strong bowling attack. This article will have the list of players who have scored the most runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL’s history.
Most Runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL
|AB de Villiers||2013-2021||17||540||89*||36.00||155.17||5/0|
5. Ambati Rayudu (540 runs)
Former Indian star Ambati Rayudu has been a consistent performer against the 2016 IPL winner. Rayudu has played for CSK and MI in his 10-year IPL career. He has played 17 innings against SRH and scored 540 runs at a decent average of 45 and a strike rate of 130.12. The right-hander has scored one century with a best of 100 not out and three half-centuries.
4. AB de Villiers (540 runs)
Another consistent player who enjoyed SRH’s bowling attack is former RCB star AB de Villiers. He scored heavily against all the IPL teams in his career. De Villiers played for RCB and retired in the 2021 season. He was part of 17 innings against SRH and scored 540 runs at 36 with a strike rate of 155.17 and a best of 89 not out. De Villiers smashed five half-centuries against them.
3. Shane Watson (566 runs)
Former Australian all-rounder, who was part of Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore in his IPL career, is third on this list. Shane Watson retired from the league in 2020, and before that, he played 18 games against the Orange Army. In those matches, he scored 566 runs at a 35.37 average. His best was 117 not out, and he scored one century and three half-centuries in that.
2. Virat Kohli (569 runs)
Former RCB skipper Virat Kohli, who has scored the most runs in the IPL, has scored the second-most runs against SRH. There is hardly any team that Virat hasn’t scored runs against. Virat has scored 569 runs against SRH in 20 innings at an average of 31.61 with a strike rate of 136.77. He has also scored four half-centuries with a best of 93 not out.
1. Sanju Samson (670 runs)
India has gotten a number of future superstars from the IPL. One of the bright prospects for India is wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson, who has scored the most runs on this list. Samson is a consistent performer, and his numbers in the last 4–5 IPL seasons are excellent. He has played 19 innings, scoring 670 runs at an average of 44.66. He has one century and two half-centuries as well.