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Rohit Sharma will not handle the captaincy of Mumbai Indians, the reins of the team have been handed over to this player.

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Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya

Before the 2024 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Mumbai Indians team has taken a big decision and appointed Hardik Pandya as the new captain of the team in place of Rohit Sharma. Under the captaincy of Rohit, Mumbai Indians had won the IPL trophy five times and he is counted among the great players of this league. Before the player auction, Mumbai had made Hardik Pandya a part of its team by trading Hardik Pandya to Gujarat for Rs 15 crore, who captained the Gujarat Titans team for the last two seasons.

Hardik was a part of Mumbai Indians from 2015 season to 2021.

Hardik Pandya made his debut in IPL with Mumbai Indians team in the year 2015, after which he completely confirmed his place in Team India by performing brilliantly while playing for this team till the 2021 season. Had done. Before the 2022 player auction, Gujarat Titans made Hardik a part of their team and appointed him as the captain of the team. After this, Gujarat won the title in its very first season under the captaincy of Hardik. In the last IPL season, Gujarat had reached the finals. As a captain, Hardik has had an excellent record in the last 2 seasons of IPL, so everyone is hopeful that like Rohit, Hardik will play an important role in captaining the Mumbai Indians and helping the team win the title again.

Rohit made the team winner 5 times

When Rohit Sharma took over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians, till then the team had won the title only once. In the middle of the 2013 season, Ricky Ponting handed over the captaincy to Rohit and from here a big change was seen in the fortunes of the team. After this, under the captaincy of Rohit, Mumbai team was successful in becoming the winner in the seasons of 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. If we look at Rohit’s performance as captain for Mumbai Indians in IPL, he led in 163 matches, winning 91 and losing 68. Rohit’s winning percentage has been 55.82.

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