Sunrisers Hyderabad names Tom Moody as director of cricket

Sunrisers Hyderabad has appointed Tom Moody as the director of cricket for the Indian Premier League 2021.

Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Tom Moody during a training session during IPL 2019.   -  PTI Photo

Sunrisers Hyderabad has appointed Tom Moody as the director of cricket for the Indian Premier League 2021. The franchise confirmed the development on Twitter.

Former Australia cricketer Moody was associated with Sunrisers till 2019 season as the head coach before Trevor Bayliss was given the role. Under Bayliss' coaching, Sunrisers reached the playoffs this season.

In Moody's regime, the team clinched the IPL title in 2016. “@TomMoodyCricket has been appointed as the Director of Cricket for SunRisers Hyderabad. #OrangeArmy #KeepRising,” the franchise announced on its official Twitter handle.

During Moody’s seven-year tenure, Sunrisers reached IPL play-offs five times.

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