Hardik Pandya is set to captain five-time Indian Premier League champions Mumbai Indians in the upcoming season. He has replaced Rohit Sharma in the role.

It is worth noting that Rohit-led Mumbai to the title on five occasions in the past and in IPL 2024, he will be playing under the leadership of Hardik.  

If they have an issue they should definitely sit and talk about it."  "Rohit has always been very instrumental in getting the best out of Hardik whenever he has played for Mumbai Indians, especially in terms of his bowling to manage his workload.

"Hardik has always been always good with the bat at death. Batting at 4 for Gujarat, he batted like a batter."

Pandya has been missing in action since suffering an ankle injury during the Cricket World Cup 2023.

He was ruled out of the world event after he got injured during the match against Bangladesh and although he has shown great recovery, he was rested for the three-match T20I series against Afghanistan. 

Ahead of the IPL 2024 auction, Pandya completed a sensational move to Mumbai Indians from Gujarat Titans and he was appointed the captain of the franchise for the upcoming season. 

The all-rounder replaced India skipper Rohit who had led Mumbai Indians in IPL for the past 10 seasons. 

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