The IPL, which is undoubtedly the biggest cricket tournament in the world, began with a bang. But as covid-19 affected the gameplay and posed a risk on the players’ health, the season was abandoned midway. Now, the season is coming back in September and will be played in the UAE. The current standings on the points table are challenging, meaning each team will be eyeing to win the title. But, the most exciting thing about this year’s IPL is the addition of new players and a few changes in the captaincy. Firstly, we need to know about all the teams that will be competing for the trophy to know about all the captains. Here, you’ll get the IPL 2021 captains list – the leaders who will be showing some exciting cricketing action this season. Find out who’ll be leading your favourite.
|IPL 2021 Teams||Captains|
|CSK – Chennai Super Kings||M.S. Dhoni|
|RCB – Royal Challengers Bangalore||Virat Kohli|
|MI – Mumbai Indians||Rohit Sharma|
|SRH – SunRisers Hyderabad||David Warner and Kane Williamson|
|RR – Rajasthan Royals||Sanju Samson|
|DC – Delhi Capitals||Rishabh Pant|
|KKR – Kolkata Knight Riders||Eoin Morgan|
|PBKS – Punjab Kings||K L Rahul|
M S Dhoni – Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni is the IPL team Chennai Super Kings captain and has displayed spectacular captaincy with significant wins in the years 2010, 2011, and 2018. MS Dhoni is one of the most influential cricketers of modern times. MS Dhoni is known as the ‘Captain Cool’ for a reason and has led CSK to some of its most excellent wins.
Virat Kohli – Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli has been one of the most crucial players in the IPL. His captaincy has been talked about a lot. He is leading the team Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat’s batting is the biggest reason why his team is in the top 4 of the table. He has performed consistently for the team and has brought them some vital victories.
Rohit Sharma – Mumbai Indians
Rohit Sharma is on the list of players playing most matches in the IPL, so he is the most experienced player on his team. He is among India’s most celebrated cricketers who have achieved massive success with the Mumbai Indians and the Indian National Team. Mumbai Indians have won five IPL titles and are always projected to be one of the top teams in the league. In the upcoming matches of IPL, Rohit Sharma will be looking to win his 6th title with the team.
David Warner and Kane Williamson – Sunrisers Hyderabad
As a batsman, Warner is a phenomenal player, and captaincy suits him perfectly. So far, Warner was leading the team. But, Sunrisers Hyderabad announced Kane Williamson, the captain for the remainder of the season. Kane Williamson is a phenomenal captain, and it will be interesting to watch how the team performs under his leadership.
Sanju Samson – Rajasthan Royals
Sanju Samson has replaced Steven Smith as the new captain of the team. Samson will now be leading the Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming IPL matches. He is pretty new to the list of IPL team captains, and it will be interesting to watch him in action.
Rishabh Pant – Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals announced that the young wicket-keeper/batsman Rishabh Pant will be in the IPL 2021 captains list. He is a great player to have as the captain, thanks to his level-headedness. His leadership skills and composure will help the team do very well. It will be interesting to watch how he performs in this season as the captain.
Eoin Morgan – Kolkata Knight Riders
Eoin Morgan was a surprising choice of captain for KKR after Dinesh Karthik let go of the role. He is a capable leader and has captained England, and the results have been in his favor so far. It will be a fun game to watch the brilliant Morgan’s captaincy this IPL.
K L Rahul – Punjab Kings
K L Rahul has been a consistent captain for Punjab Kings. Though the team has never won the IPL trophy, the captain’s performance has been outstanding, with an excellent graph in his IPL journey.
With this knowledge, we know that you can stay up to date with the latest cricket match news and know which team has your favourite captain. So, what can we expect from the Indian Premier League matches? Stay tuned with Pure Win news for getting sport news updates.