The franchise which was earlier Deccan Chargers was placed back on auction after its parent company Deccan Chronicle had gone bankrupt. Tamil Nadu based Sun TV had purchased the franchise in auction and renamed it as Sun Risers. Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara is the captain of SunRisers Hyderabad and former Australian cricketer Tom Moody is the coach. Former cricketers Krishnamachari Srikanth and VVS Laxman are also coaches for the team.
Young Music Sensation G.V.Prakash Kumar who is famous in Telugu land for his compositions like Ullasanga Uthsahanga and Darling will be composing the team anthem for Sun risers, a Hyderabad based IPL franchise for the upcoming season. GVP himself revealed this in his twitter account, he said “Signed up to do the anthem for SunRisers for IPL,”