IPL 2024: Captains of All 10 Teams

Get to know the captains of all 10 teams in the IPL 2024 season. Stay updated on the latest news and updates on your favorite cricket teams and their leaders.

By Abhinav Chauhan
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IPL 2024: Captains of All 10 Teams
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Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most highly anticipated cricket tournaments in the world. Each year, fans eagerly await the announcement of the team captains who will lead their respective squads. With the schedule for IPL 2024 recently unveiled, let's take a closer look at the captains for all 10 teams participating in this exciting tournament.


Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni

Leading the charge for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is the legendary MS Dhoni. Dhoni has been synonymous with CSK, having captained the team for the majority of the IPL seasons. Under his leadership, CSK has tasted success by clinching the IPL title multiple times, including a fourth title win in the 2021 edition. Dhoni's calm and composed demeanour on the field has earned him the respect of both teammates and opponents.

Delhi Capitals: David Warner


Delhi Capitals (DC) have entrusted the captaincy duties to the experienced Australian cricketer, David Warner. Warner, known for his explosive batting style, began his IPL journey with the Delhi franchise in 2009. He later went on to achieve great success with the Sunrisers Hyderabad, winning the IPL title. With his aggressive approach and ability to lead from the front, Warner aims to guide Delhi Capitals to their maiden IPL championship.

Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill

Gujarat Titans have appointed the young and talented Shubman Gill as their captain for IPL 2024. Gill rose to prominence with his crucial contributions to India's U19 World Cup triumph in 2018. Although he was released by the Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2022 IPL auction, the Gujarat Titans saw potential in him and secured him in their side. Gill's batting prowess and leadership skills will be essential in guiding the team to success.


Kolkata Knight Riders: Shreyas Iyer

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have made a significant bid to acquire the services of Shreyas Iyer, making him the highest-priced player in their auction history. Iyer, who previously captained the Delhi Capitals, brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record to the KKR camp. With the franchise aiming for a title victory after being runners-up in the 2021 season, Iyer's leadership will be crucial in achieving their goal.

Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul


KL Rahul, one of the most consistent performers in the IPL, has been entrusted with the captaincy of the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). Rahul, who previously captained the Punjab Kings, brings a wealth of experience and a stellar batting record to his new role. With over 3200 IPL runs and impressive recent seasons, Rahul's leadership will be instrumental in guiding LSG to glory.

Mumbai Indians: Hardik Pandya

In a surprising move, the Mumbai Indians (MI) have appointed Hardik Pandya as their captain for the upcoming IPL season. This decision marks a departure from Rohit Sharma's longstanding captaincy. Pandya, known for his explosive batting and effective all-round skills, will bring a fresh perspective to the Mumbai Indians' leadership. The team management has placed their trust in Pandya's ability to lead the squad to another IPL title.


Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan

After playing for the Delhi Capitals, Shikhar Dhawan moved to the Punjab Kings (PBKS) for the TATA IPL 2022 season. Dhawan, one of the most prolific run-scorers in IPL history, joins PBKS as their captain. With 5784 runs to his name, Dhawan's experience and ability to score big runs will be vital for the team's success. PBKS fans will be hoping that Dhawan's leadership can guide the team to their maiden IPL championship.

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson


Sanju Samson, a talented wicketkeeper-batsman, is set to lead the Rajasthan Royals (RR) for the second consecutive season. Samson briefly played for the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) before returning to the Rajasthan Royals. With consistent performances in previous seasons, including scoring 342 runs in IPL 2019 and 375 runs in IPL 2020, Samson aims to improve his captaincy skills and lead RR to a successful campaign.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis

Virat Kohli, the long-standing captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), announced Faf du Plessis as the new captain for IPL 2024. Du Plessis, who had a successful stint with the Chennai Super Kings, brings a wealth of experience and leadership skills to the RCB camp. With a strong core of talented players, du Plessis will be looking to guide RCB to their maiden IPL title.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram, the South African batsman, will lead the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in IPL 2024. Markram joined the Punjab Kings in 2021 but will now take charge of SRH. Known for his solid technique and ability to score runs, Markram will be eager to make a mark as captain and guide SRH to success in the upcoming season.

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