Captains of Every Team in IPL 2024

Captains of Every Team in IPL 2024
Captains of Every Team in IPL 2024 [Image vai: HT]

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 is all set to kick off on March 22, with matches scheduled until April 7 for the first two weeks. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has released the schedule, promising 21 thrilling encounters hosted across ten different cities. This year, the IPL will see significant changes in team leadership, with five teams appointing new captains. Here’s a closer look at the captains leading the charge for their respective teams in IPL 2024.


List of IPL 2024 Captains

Team Captain
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Ruturaj Gaikwad
Mumbai Indians (MI) Hardik Pandya
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) KL Rahul
Gujarat Titans (GT) Shubman Gill
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Shreyas Iyer
Punjab Kings (PBKS) Shikhar Dhawan
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Pat Cummins
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Faf du Plessis
Delhi Capitals (DC) Rishabh Pant
Rajasthan Royals (RR) Sanju Samson

Team-wise Captain Details

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Ruturaj Gaikwad has taken over the reins from the legendary MS Dhoni, who led CSK to five IPL titles. As Dhoni is likely to retire after this season, he has passed the baton to Ruturaj.

Mumbai Indians (MI)

Hardik Pandya has been appointed as the new captain of MI, replacing Rohit Sharma, who led the team to five IPL victories. This change in leadership coincides with Mark Boucher taking over as the team’s coach.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)

KL Rahul, known for his exceptional leadership skills, led the newly formed LSG team to the playoffs in their debut season in 2022.

Gujarat Titans (GT)

Shubman Gill will lead the Gujarat Titans in 2024. The team had a memorable debut in the IPL in 2022 under Hardik Pandya, clinching their first title.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Shreyas Iyer has been named the new captain of KKR for IPL 2024. He missed the 2023 season due to injury, and Nitish Rana took over. Under Iyer’s leadership, KKR reached the IPL Finals in 2021.

Punjab Kings (PBKS)

Shikhar Dhawan, with his vast experience and 6617 runs in 217 IPL matches, will lead the Punjab Kings in IPL 2024.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Pat Cummins, bought for a whopping Rs 20.50 crore, will lead SRH, replacing Aiden Markram.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Faf du Plessis will continue to lead RCB in IPL 2024, with Sanjay Bangar serving as the team’s coach.

Delhi Capitals (DC)

Rishabh Pant will return as the captain of DC, taking over from David Warner, who led the team in Pant’s absence.

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Sanju Samson will continue to lead the Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024, with Kumar Sangakkara serving as the team’s coach.

This IPL season promises to be an exciting one with these dynamic leaders at the helm. Let’s look forward to some thrilling cricket action!

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