IPL 2024: The period of profitable captain Rohit Sharma of Mumbai Indians, the most well-liked T20 league in cricket tournaments, and essentially the most profitable crew of the Indian Premier League, has come to an finish.
Rohit Sharma, who has gained the title 5 instances in 11 seasons beneath the captaincy of Mumbai Indians, among the best groups in IPL, has been faraway from the captaincy.
Star all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who was traded from Gujarat Titans, has been made the brand new captain of the crew. Hardik Pandya will now be seen main the cost for Mumbai Indians in subsequent yr’s IPL season.
IPL 2024: The robust choice of Mumbai Indians in IPL 2024, sidelined captain Rohit Sharma and made Hardik Pandya the captain.
Within the final two seasons of the IPL, the younger captain Hardik Pandya, who has made the brand new crew of Gujarat Titans a champion as soon as and a runner-up together with his glorious efficiency within the final two seasons of IPL, has been included of their crew by Mumbai Indians by buying and selling him for Rs 15 crore from Gujarat beneath the buying and selling window.
Since then there was hypothesis about making Hardik Pandya the captain. It was additionally claimed in lots of experiences that Mumbai has included Hardik in its crew solely to make him the captain.
Finally, these claims have been proved true on Friday and Hardik Pandya handed over the command of Mumbai Indians and changed Rohit Sharma because the captain.
Commenting on this transition Mahela Jayawardene, International Head of Efficiency, Mumbai Indians stated “It’s a part of legacy constructing and staying true to the MI philosophy of being future-ready.
Mumbai Indians have all the time been blessed with distinctive management proper from Sachin to Harbhajan and Ricky to Rohit, who whereas contributing to the quick success have all the time had a watch on strengthening the crew for the long run.
It’s in step with this philosophy that Hardik Pandya will assume captaincy of Mumbai Indians for the IPL 2024 season.
“We categorical our gratitude to Rohit Sharma for his distinctive management; his tenure because the captain of the Mumbai Indians since 2013 has been nothing wanting extraordinary. His management has not solely introduced unparalleled success to the crew however has additionally solidified his place as one of many most interesting captains within the historical past of the IPL.
Underneath his steerage, MI turned some of the profitable and liked groups ever. We are going to stay up for his steerage and expertise on and off the sector to additional strengthen MI,” he added.
“We welcome Hardik Pandya as the brand new captain of MI and want him all the perfect.”
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