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Updated on: Thursday, September 23, 2021, 09:52 PM IST

IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad's Sherfane Rutherford to travel back home as his father passes away

Rutherford, who initially went unsold in the auction, was roped in by Hyderabad as a replacement for Jonny Bairstow after the Englishman pulled out from the remainder of the tournament.
Sherfane Rutherford | Twitter - Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sherfane Rutherford | Twitter - Sunrisers Hyderabad

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New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad's Sherfane Rutherford will leave the Indian Premier League (IPL) bio-bubble and return home as his father passed away.

"The #SRH family conveys its heartfelt condolences to Sherfane Rutherford and his family on the passing away of his father. Sherfane will be leaving the IPL bio-bubble to be with his family in this difficult hour," SRH wrote on Twitter.

Rutherford, who initially went unsold in the auction, was roped in by Hyderabad as a replacement for Jonny Bairstow after the Englishman pulled out from the remainder of the tournament.

The left-handed batter was in superlative form with the bat in the recently concluded Caribbean Premier League.

"In life death is always the hardest thing and sometimes I ask why it happens but only god knows why but my dad has now leave me for a lifetime, my heart is broken am definitely not the same anymore we had so much plans I even send home my winning cpl top for you to wear and enjoy my success but it didn't happen. god I Pray that u take me through this I just can't take it, it's too hard like how can he leave without saying anything why why why," Rutherford wrote on Instagram.

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Published on: Thursday, September 23, 2021, 09:52 PM IST
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