Last year s Indian T20 League runners-up Sunrisers Hyderabad have been boosted this season by the return of David Warner, who is back after serving out his one-year suspension received in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal.

And Sandeep Sharma, the fast bowler who joined Hyderabad from Punjab ahead of the 2018 season, believes that Warner s comeback will be vital to the franchise s success this season.

When he returned this year, it never looked like he was apart from the team, [so] his return will make a huge difference to Hyderabad s chances, he told CricketCountry in a chat. (READ: David Warner reveals he was nervous on IPL return)