Mumbai Indians Franchise Changes Team Captain, West Indies Legend Gets Command

Geeta Kumar
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Hardik Pandya In IPL 2024

Mumbai Indians franchise has been in the news for quite some time now. The reason is to exchange captains. For IPL 2024, the first Mumbai Indians replaced Rohit Sharma and made Hardik Pandya the captain. Now in the South Africa T20 League, the franchise has announced the new captain of Mumbai Indians Cape Town. MI Cape Town’s first captain, Rashid Khan, is injured and has just undergone surgery. In such a situation, Rashid Khan will not be available for the new South Africa T20 League season.

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This time, Afghanistan’s star spin bowler Rashid Khan could not even play in the Big Bash League due to injury. Rashid Khan has also been selected for the Afghanistan team for the T20 series with India, but there is suspense regarding his playing in this series.

Kieron Pollard Becomes The New Captain Of MI Cape Town

For the new season of the South Africa T20 League, the franchise has appointed former West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard as the new captain of Mumbai Indians Cape Town. Earlier, the MI franchise had also made Kieron Pollard the captain of MI Emirates for ILT20, and due to the almost simultaneous dates of SA20 and ILT20, West Indies explosive batsman Nicholas Pooran was made the new captain of MI Emirates in ILT20 instead of Pollard.


There is still suspense over whether Kieron Pollard can join MI Emirates in the last phase of ILT20. Pollard recently played for New York Strikers in the Abu Dhabi T10 League, where his team lost the final to Deccan Gladiators.

MI Changed Team Captains In All Three Leagues

Mumbai Indians have changed the captains of their teams in three different leagues. Mumbai Indians have appointed Hardik Pandya as the team’s new captain in IPL. MI has appointed Kieron Pollard as the captain of the South Africa T20 League. The franchise has made Nicholas Pooran the captain of MI Emirates for ILT20.

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