Hardik Pandya Mumbai Indians captain in IPL 2024

Hardik Pandya Mumbai Indians captain in IPL 2024: In a surprise move, Mumbai Indians (MI) have handed the captaincy reins to the dynamic Hardik Pandya for the upcoming IPL 2024 season, marking an end to Rohit Sharma‘s illustrious 10-year reign at the helm. This change is a new chapter for the franchise, with Pandya. Hardik’s success with Gujarat Titans was entrusted to usher in a potential era of dominance.

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Hardik Pandya Mumbai Indians captain in IPL 2024: Change of guard

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

Change of guard:

  • Hardik Pandya is appointed as the captain of Mumbai Indians (MI) for IPL 2024.
  • Rohit Sharma, captain for 10 years, steps down.

Hardik’s credentials:

Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya
  • Led Gujarat Titans to the IPL title in 2022 and runner-up in 2023.
  • Unofficial T20I captain for India.
  • 1476 runs and 42 wickets for MI in his IPL career.

Rohit’s legacy:

  • Most wins by any captain in IPL (2013-2023): 87 wins in 158 matches.
  • Most wins in IPL playoff games as captain: 10 wins in 13 matches.
  • Led MI to five IPL titles.
  • Fourth-highest run scorer in IPL history (6211 runs).

Rohit’s future:

  • Role with MI remains crucial, providing guidance and experience.
  • T20 participation for MI and India under scrutiny.
  • Performance in the last two IPL seasons raises questions about effectiveness.

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Statistics and Achievements Rohit Sharma and Hardik Tadav

PlayerRohit SharmaHardik Pandya
Captaincy Tenure2013-2023 (10 years)New Captain for IPL 2024
IPL Titles5 titles under Rohit’s captaincy (2013-2020)Led Gujarat Titans to IPL crown in 2022
Individual Stats6211 runs (4th highest in IPL history), 3986 as captain, 25 fifties1476 runs, 42 wickets for Mumbai Indians
Success as Captain87 wins in 158 IPL matches (most by any captain from 2013 to 2023)Exceptional leadership with MI’s consistent success in IPL
Performance in IPL 2023332 runs from 16 innings; No half-century in the last two IPL editionsSuccessful stint with Gujarat Titans (IPL 2022 winner, IPL 2023 runner-up)
Gratitude ExpressedMahela Jayawardene thanked Rohit for exceptional leadership and successAcknowledgment of Rohit’s leadership, gratitude expressed for his guidance and experience

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