The addition of world-class batsman to SRH squad at the end of the tournament is a huge bonus as the team is looking to make it to IPL play-offs. Sunrisers Hyderabad currently lie third in the overall tables with 14 points thanks to a solid run of form that has seen the squad win four of their last five matches.

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The availibility of Kevin Pietersen will strengthen Hyderabad's top order.

Pietersen has recently hit a triple century for his county team Surrey.

It is great news that KP will be joining us earlier than planned: SRH coach Tom Moody.

Hyderabad are currently placed at no. 3 in IPL 8 points table and are eyeing a play-off berth.

Pietersen who made his IPL debut in 2009 has scored 928 runs in 22 matches.

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