Rope Sunrisers Hyderabad in Trevor Bayliss as coach

HYDERABAD: In a big blow, Sunrisers Hyderabad They have tied to the services of the winning coach of the England World Cup. Trevor Bayliss .

Bayliss replaces Tom Moody as the head coach. The Australian had led the Hyderabad team since 2013 and, under his charge, Hyderabad had won the IPL title in 2016, was runner-up in 2018 and lost in the eliminator of the 2019 edition.

After very careful consideration, the Sunrisers franchise has decided to take a new direction with the Head Coaching role and will be parting with the services of Tom Moody Bayliss, England's 2019 World Cup winning coach, has been appointed Head coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad , a release stated on Thursday.

In addition to his latest achievement of bringing England to the glory of the World Cup, Bayliss was the coach of the Sri Lankan team that finished runner-up in India at the 2011 World Cup. Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL titles and has also won the Big Bash League and the Champions League with the Sydney Sixers.

He is a proven winner and we feel that his successful track record will be ideal in taking Sunrisers Hyderabad forward, the release added.

The franshise also thanked Moody, who was moved to tears after the loss of the team by Capitals of Delhi in Visakhapatnam, for his able guidance. We would like to thank Tom Moody for his enormous impact with the franchise, helping us achieve five playoff appearances over the past seven years, including a much-treasured championship in 2016. We would also like to thank him for his work ethic and leadership over our journey and wish him all the success moving forward.

Bayliss had announced his decision to step down as coach of England after the next series of Ashes. Bayliss played for New South Wales from 1985 to 1997.

Did the media report that SSR should act quickly in TREVOR?

The Knight Riders and Sunrisers were both in a tight contest to sign up Bayliss and had been in talks with the coach for a while. In fact, a senior KKR official also told a prominent IPL owner soon after the World Cup that they had almost signed up the Aussie. SRH, nevertheless, they were still very much in the race. Those following developments said: As soon as the report appeared in the media that KKR had finalized Bayliss, SRH fast-tracked their pursuit.

No more than 24 hours after the news, the Hyderabad franchise, which was looking for a replacement for Moody, ended with the signature. Moody had plans. You are working with the Premier League of the Caribbean too. I wanted to break from the IPL and Hyderabad and wanted someone of a similar stature or better. They just beat KKR to it, said sources.