In a major development preceding the 2024 Indian Premier League auction, Gujarat Titans are set to trade their championship-winning captain, Hardik Pandya, with the Mumbai Indians in a lucrative deal worth INR 15 Crore.
Notably, Gujarat Titans appointed him as captain for IPL 2022, and under his leadership, they clinched the IPL title in their debut season. Furthermore, he guided them to the IPL 2023 finals, where they faced defeat against the Chennai Super Kings, who secured their fifth IPL title.
It’s evident that the Mumbai Indians have a clear eye on Hardik Pandya as a potential future captain. This huge deal with Gujarat Titans underscores the strategic move of the five-time champions toward this captaincy prospect.
Who’s Gujarat Titans Next Captain?
Regarding Gujarat Titans, it appears that Kane Williamson is set to become their next captain. With extensive experience leading New Zealand for several years and previously captaining Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL, he brings valuable leadership skills to the role.