IPL2024: Wanindu Hasaranga, an all-rounder for the SRH, may or may not play

In the IPL 2024 mini auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the 2016 champions, paid INR 1.50 crore to acquire Hasaranga.

The 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) debut of star all-arounder Wanindu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka is probably going to be postponed much further. In the IPL 2024 mini auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the 2016 champions, paid INR 1.50 crore to acquire Hasaranga. The primary overseas spinner for Hyderabad is the Sri Lankan T20I captain. They are depending on Indian spin alternatives Shahbaz Ahmed and Mayank Markande in the interim.

The 26-year-old will soon join the SRH team, according to Hasaranga’s manager. He did not, however, specify the precise moment that the top spinner is anticipated to arrive.

“Hasaranga will join as soon as possible. He will undoubtedly join the team, that’s all I can say,” Hasaranga’s management said to Cricbuzz on March 29.

See also: Wanindu Hasaranga uses an ICC loophole to transform a test suspension into a benefit for the T20 World Cup.

The cricket player’s manager refuted rumors that he was not interested in playing for the Hyderabad-based team, citing the player’s meager remuneration in comparison to his INR 10.50 crore salary at his previous team, RCB.

We could have signed up for an INR 2 crore base price if money had been an issue. Additionally, less games equate to less money. He needs to tend to his ankle. In addition, he leads the national team as captain. He wants to enjoy the IPL, so he will definitely join. The manager went on, “We are communicating with the franchise.

For the unreversed, Hasaranga battled persistent soreness in his left heel, which prevented him from playing in the first two games of SRH. On Sunday, March 31, he is scheduled to travel to Dubai for a medical evaluation in order to address the ongoing problem with his left ankle.

See also: ICC Disciplinary action derails Wanindu Hasaranga’s Test comeback, suspends him for the Bangladesh Tests (BAN vs. SL).

Notably, despite being in discomfort, Hasaranga participated in Sri Lanka’s recent white-ball matches against Bangladesh. The medical staff of Sri Lanka Cricket, however, assessed him and suggested that he seek additional medical attention for his ailment. In addition, he was barred from participating in the two-match Test series against Bangladesh following the white-ball series for violating the ICC code of conduct by objecting to the umpire’s ruling.

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