IPL 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad's mentor Muttiah Muralitharan highly impressed with Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman

Sunrisers Hyderabad are currently ranked at fifth position in the points table after winning three out of seven matches.

Last Updated: May 03, 2016, 10:44 AM IST
IPL 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad's mentor Muttiah Muralitharan highly impressed with Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman

New Delhi: Like many experts and cricket fans, Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan too has been mighty impressed with Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman's success in international cricket.

Speaking to The Times of India, the offie said that with proper care, Rahman has a long career ahead of him.

"Mustafizur is one bowler who has the shown immense potential to turn things around for SRH. He has been a revelation not only for Bangladesh but also for SRH this season. I feel if he is nurtured---Mustafizur can certainly have a long career ahead of him," he said.

The 44-year-old said that his franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad have one of the best bowling attacks in the tournament.

"We have the likes of Ashish Nehra, Mustafizur Rahman, Bhuvneshwar Kumar doing the job for us. I think we have been able to bowl at good areas in crunch situations which has helped us to do well in the competition so far and we hope to continue with this momentum and make the knockouts this season," he added.

Sunrisers Hyderabad are currently ranked at fifth position in the points table after winning four out of seven matches.

They will now take on Delhi Daredevils in Match 31 of the tournament to be played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot today.