Bipul Sharma: What you need to know about SunRisers Hyderabad's gamechanger

His sixes off Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Dhawal Kulkarni played a crucial role in turning the tide in Sunrisers' favour.

Updated: May 28, 2016, 13:34 PM IST
Bipul Sharma: What you need to know about SunRisers Hyderabad's gamechanger

New Delhi: David Warner found amazing support in Bipul Sharma on Friday as SunRisers Hyderabad beat Gujarat Lions by four wickets.

Sharma produced a sizzling unbeaten 27-run knock under pressure after having troubled batsmen when Lions batted,.

His sixes off Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Dhawal Kulkarni played a crucial role in turning the tide in Sunrisers' favour.

As SRH play their maiden IPL final on Sunday, here is what you should know about the all-rounder who delivered when it mattered most in Qualifier 2.

  • Bipul was part of the ICL in 2007. He was signed up by Kings XI Punjab in 2010
  • Bipul represented India A in 2010.
  • Bipul got lucky in 2015 when he was selected by SRH in place of  the ill Laxmi Shukla 
  • He made just four appearance for SRH last season, scoring one run and picking up four wickets.
  • The 32-year-old did not scored a single ton or scalp a five-for in his 14-year-association with Punjab's Ranji Trophy side.
  • Bipul shifted allegiance to Himachal Pradesh in 2013, tasting great success with his new team.

Here is what the cricket community had to say about his solid show against Gujarat.