Shubman Gill Named Captain of Gujarat Titans; Hardik Pandya Joins Mumbai Indians Squad

The captaincy of the Gujarat Titans (GT) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be led by Shubman Gill, as announced by the franchise on Monday. This change comes as Hardik Pandya decided to step down from the position, citing reasons related to his all-rounder role.

Hardik Pandya to Join Mumbai Indians (MI) in IPL 2023

In the upcoming season, Hardik Pandya will be playing for the Mumbai Indians (MI), as revealed in the franchise’s recent announcement on social media. Pandya has been traded to MI from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) during the trade window.

Shubman Gill’s Remarkable Performance in IPL 2023

Gill, who made his IPL debut in 2018, has emerged as the highest run-scorer in IPL 2023. With an impressive average of 59.33 in seven matches, the 24-year-old accumulated a total of 890 runs. Since his debut in 2018, Gill has scored a total of 2790 runs in 91 matches.

Gujarat Titans’ Maiden Championship Under Hardik’s Captaincy

Under Hardik’s captaincy, the Gujarat Titans achieved the title of champions in their debut season in IPL 2022. In the 2023 season, they reached the finals, facing a tough competition against the Chennai Super Kings but eventually falling short. The team and Pandya bid farewell to fans and cricket enthusiasts after such successful campaigns.

Will Hardik Pandya Lead Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023?

Hardik Pandya has proven his captaincy capabilities in the last two seasons. It is speculated that Mumbai Indians may consider appointing him as the captain for the upcoming regular captaincy of the white-ball team for India may complicate this decision. Rohit Sharma, having led Mumbai to victory five times, poses a strong contender for the captaincy.

Hardik Pandya’s Captaincy for Two Seasons with Gujarat Titans

Hardik Pandya served as the captain for Gujarat Titans in their debut season in 2022. Having previously played for Mumbai Indians and winning four IPL titles with them, Pandya joined Gujarat Titans in 2022. However, after being released in 2022, he continued as the captain for the team for two seasons before moving to Mumbai Indians in 2023.

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