Mumbai Indians have made a significant leadership announcement for the upcoming 2024 season, revealing that the esteemed all-rounder, Hardik Pandya, will be taking over as the captain. Pandya is set to succeed Rohit Sharma, the team’s longest-serving and highly successful captain.
Mahela Jayawardene, the Global Head of Performance for Mumbai Indians, commented on this transition, stating, “It is part of legacy building and staying true to the MI philosophy of being future-ready.” The franchise has a history of exceptional leadership, from Sachin to Harbhajan, Ricky, and Rohit, all of whom have contributed to immediate success while focusing on strengthening the team for the future.
Expressing gratitude to Rohit Sharma for his exceptional leadership since 2013, Jayawardene acknowledged Rohit’s extraordinary tenure, which brought unparalleled success and solidified his place as one of the finest captains in IPL history. Despite the change in captaincy, Mumbai Indians look forward to Rohit Sharma’s continued guidance and experience to further strengthen the team.
In welcoming Hardik Pandya as the new captain, Mumbai Indians extend their best wishes for his leadership in the upcoming season.
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