For the first time in the history of IPL, captains will be traded! These two teams will exchange their captains

Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans trade IPL 2024: Gujarat and Mumbai can exchange their captains. Meaning, Hardik Pandya is going to return to Mumbai Indians and he will be seen captaining the team in the next season. Rohit Sharma will be given to Gujarat Titans in his place.

Nov 24, 2023 - 18:46
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For the first time in the history of IPL, captains will be traded! These two teams will exchange their captains

Preparations for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 have started. A roadmap is being prepared for the auction of players for the next season of this mega tournament and this auction will be held in Dubai on 19th December. The trading window is currently open before the auction and swapping of players is going on between IPL franchises. Meanwhile, big news has come. According to reports, one of the biggest trades in IPL history could take place this year.

Reports are saying that Gujarat Titans (GT) and five-time champion Mumbai Indians (MI) may exchange their captains. Meaning, Hardik Pandya is going to return to Mumbai Indians and he will be seen captaining the team in the next season. Rohit Sharma will be given to Gujarat Titans in his place. Who can handle the captaincy of Gujarat. Apart from Sharma, England fast bowler Joffra Archer can also be traded to Gujarat.

Under Rohit's captaincy, Mumbai won titles in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. Whereas Hardik Pandya had made Gujarat the champion in the very first season in 2022. If Rohit Sharma joins the Gujarat Titans team, it will be his third IPL team. Before this, apart from Mumbai, he played for the Deccan Chargers.

Mumbai had retained Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumhar, Suryakumar Yadav, and Kieron Pollard before the mega auction held before the year IPL 2022. In such a situation, Gujarat Titans included Hardik in their team before the auction and handed over the command of the team to him.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer