Hyderabad IPL team to be called Sun Risers

Last Updated: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 16:59 hrs

The Sun TV group, which bought the IPL Hyderabad franchise earlier this year, has announced that the team will be called the Sun Risers.

This was disclosed through the franchisee's official twitter account @Sun_IPL. "Our team will be called as 'Sun Risers' from #IPL 2013. Spread the word :)" they tweeted.

The group, owned by Kalanidhi Maran, had bought the franchise for a price of Rs 85.05 crores per year for the next five years.

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