Tom Moody, who is the former Australian player, an all-rounder, will be appointed as the Director of Cricket for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Tom Moody worked with SRH as head coach for seven years until 2019. In IPL 2020, Tom Moody was replaced by Trevor Bayliss, who is England’s world cup winning coach. It is believed that Bayliss will still work with SRH as their head coach and Tom Moody will be performing a role that extends beyond coaching. This type of setting can also be seen in Royal Challengers Bangalore where Simon Katich is the head coach and Mike Hesson is the Director of Cricket for the team.
Moody has a successful run with SRH when he was the head coach of the team for seven years. Under his guidance as to the head coach, the team won the IPL in 2016 and was a runner-up in 2018. Tom Moody, having served a similar role in Worcestershire in the early 2000s, brings valuable management experience and knowledge to the table. Tom Moody, then was in-charge of the Sri Lankan national team for two years and also supervised Kings XI Punjab in the first two seasons of the IPL. Tom Moody has recently worked with Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League as the Director of Cricket.
The IPL 2021 is scheduled to start in the month of April. Before the kick-off the tournament, there are various interesting things that are scheduled. The few news reports claim that new teams will be included followed by Mega Auction. So lots of interesting stuff is lined up for all cricket fans. So all IPL fans, stay tuned to the blog as we will be sharing all the top news.