Recently MI Team announced Hardik Pandya has named the captain of the Mumbai Indians for the upcoming IPL 2024 season, replacing the legendary Rohit Sharma one of the most successful IPL skippers of all time.
Rohit, who led Mumbai to five IPL titles, and joint most successful captain in the tournament after MS Dhoni. Under his guidance, MI became one of the most successful and loved teams ever. He will continue playing for Mumbai in the IPL.
After announcement Hardik Pandya as new captain of MI. Within just one hour of the official announcement on December 15, the Mumbai Indians lost 200K Followers on their Instagram and 400K on Twitter account.
When MI announced the return of Hardik in all-cash deal with Gujarat. The star all-rounder, who was once a core member of the franchise, was released in 2022 when Gujarat had signed him as their captain.
MI head Mahela Jayawardene said, We express our gratitude to Rohit Sharma for his exceptional leadership since 2013 has been nothing short of extraordinary. Under his guidance, MI became one of the most successful team in IPL.
Mahela Jayawardene also said, It is part of legacy building and staying true to the MI philosophy of being future-ready. We welcome Hardik Pandya as the new captain of MI and wish him all the very best.