IPL 2022: This time these four captains will debut, only one player has captaincy experience in international cricket
The 15th season of the Indian Premier League is starting from tomorrow i.e. Saturday. The inaugural match will be played between the last two finalist teams Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
This time many big changes will be seen in this famous T20 league of India. With the addition of two new teams
The jerseys and players of all the franchises will also be changed.
In this, the captains of some teams have also changed this time, including four who will captain for the first time in the IPL.
Let us know about those captains and their experience.
1. Ravindra jadeja
Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is now the new captain of Chennai Super Kings.
The 33-year-old Jadeja was handed over the command of CSK by Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday. Jadeja, who has 200 matches in IPL, has played for three teams in a total of 10 seasons since 2008.
He has been a part of Chennai for a long time though he has little experience of captaincy
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He became the captain of India’s Under-19 team for one match 15 years ago. Apart from this, he captained Saurashtra against Mumbai Under-19 team on 28 October 2007.
He has never captained first-class, List-A or T20 matches. He will be seen captaining in the IPL for the first time.
2. Hardik pandya
Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya played only for Mumbai Indians in IPL. But this time he is part of the league’s new team Gujarat Titans and will be captaining the IPL for the first time.
Hardik has experience of 92 matches in IPL as a player but will be seen for the first time as captain. He has no experience of captaincy in international cricket as well.
28-year-old Hardik was associated with the Gujarat team before the auction with a hefty amount of 15 crores.
3. Mayank aggarwal
This time the franchise has made Punjab Kings opener Mayank Agarwal its captain. 31-year-old Mayank has a lot of IPL experience as a player.
He has been a part of total four teams till now and has played 100 matches in 10 seasons. Mayank also has no experience of captaincy in international cricket or IPL.
4. Faf Du Plessis
Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will captain for the first time in the IPL. The 37-year-old du Plessis has been appointed as their new captain by Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Du Plessis also has 100 matches as a player in the IPL but will be leading a team for the first time in the league. Although Faf has a good experience of captaincy in international cricket.
He has captained South Africa in 108 international matches. His record has also been excellent.