Sunrisers rope in new coaches for 2022 IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad, the winners of 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) title, have roped in Dale Steyn, Brian Lara, Simon Katich and Hemang Badani for coaching roles in a new-look support staff for IPL 2022 season.

While Steyn will be the pace bowling coach, Lara will be serving as strategic advisor and batting coach. Katich, who was the head coach for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the first phase of IPL 2021, will be the assistant coach while Badani joins as fielding coach and scout.

  From the last edition, only Tom Moody (elevated to head coach from director of cricket) and Muttiah Muralitharan (spin bowling coach) have been retaine". Introducing the new management/support staff of SRH for #IPL2022! Orange Army, we are #ReadyTo"ise!, read the franchise's tweet on Thursday.  

This will be Steyn's first coaching stint after retiring from all forms of cricket in August this year. He had made his commentary debut during the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman in October and November.