IPL 2021: Another setback to SRH, Sherfane Rutherford’s father passes away; all-rounder leaves bio-bubble

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) all-rounder has left the Indian Premier League (IPL) bio-bubble as his father away passed away and he has decided to spend time with his family back home.

“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,” tweeted the official handle of SunRisers Hyderabad.

“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 said on his Instagram Post.

Rutherford was roped in by SRH as a replacement for England opening batsman Jonny Bairstow, who decided to pull out of the tournament due to personal reasons.

Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant played unbeaten knocks of 47 and 35 runs respectively as Delhi Capitals chased down the target of 135 with eight wickets in hand and 13 balls to spare. With this defeat, SunRisers continues to remain at the bottom spot in the points table.

SunRisers Hyderabad will next lock horns against Punjab Kings on Saturday.