Hyderabad: The management of Sunrisers Hyderabad, who won this year’s Indian Premier League championship, today met the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao here and thanked him for his government’s support in conducting the matches in the state.
The victory of Sunrisers in ninth edition of IPL was a matter of pride for Hyderabad and Telangana, a release from the Chief Minister’s office quoted Rao as saying.
Sunrisers Hyderabad owner and Sun Group CMD Kalanithi Maran and other management officials were among those who met Rao, it said.
Maran thanked the Government for extending support in conducting the matches in Hyderabad, it said.
He also attributed Sunrisers’ success to the leadership of captain David Warner and the brilliant show by the bowling department.
Maran also invited Rao to be the chief guest at the inauguration of the next IPL and also for the finals that would be held in Hyderabad.
Rao accepted the invitation and expressed willingness to conduct the inauguration and conclusion of the next IPL on a grand scale.
The Chief Minister also recalled his association with Kalanithi Maran’s brother and former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran and wished progress for Sunrisers, the release added.