By Eliza Mcphee For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 14:15 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 14:15 BST, 1 May 2021
Australian cricketer David Warner has been dropped as the captain of his Indian Premier League team as he remains stranded in the Covid-stricken country.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad announced the changes on Saturday night and confirmed New Zealander Kane Williamson will be stepping up to replace him.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Warner may even be sidelined for the team's upcoming match against the Rajasthan Royals - with English batsman Jason Roy appearing to be a likely replacement.
Warner first joined the club in 2014 before going on to captain the side in 2016 and then losing the role due to the 2018 ball-tampering scandal.
He led the team again in 2020 after Williamson took over captaincy.
Australian cricketer David Warner (pictured with wife Candice Warner) has been dropped as the captain from his Indian Premier League team the Sunrisers Hyderabad
'Sunrisers Hyderabad would like to announce that Kane Williamson will be taking over the captaincy for tomorrow's match and for the remainder of IPL 2021,' the Sunrisers said in a statement.
'The team management