Mumbai Indians Global: Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians captain, Kieron Pollard to lead MI Emirates, Rashid Khan to captain MI Cape Town, Check OUT

Mumbai Indians Global: Mumbai Indians Captains: Mumbai Indians have announced their three captains for three franchise leagues. While Rohit Sharma will continue…

Mumbai Indians Global: Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians captain, Kieron Pollard to lead MI Emirates, Rashid Khan to captain MI Cape Town, Check OUT

Mumbai Indians Global: Mumbai Indians Captains: Mumbai Indians have announced their three captains for three franchise leagues. While Rohit Sharma will continue as Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023, Kieron Pollard will lead MI Emirates in ILT20. World’s best T20 spinner Rashid Khan will lead MI Cape Town in the inaugural SA20 League in South Africa. Follow IPL 2023 LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN.

Mumbai Indians Captains

  • Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (IPL)
  • MI Cape Town: Rashid Khan (SA20)
  • MI Emirates: Kieron Pollard (ILT20)

Mumbai Indians Global: Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians captain, Kieron Pollard to lead MI Emirates, Rashid Khan to captain MI Cape Town, Check OUT

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However, Kieron Pollard won’t be wearing Mumbai Indians jersey in IPL anymore. He has retired from IPL. Instead, he will return in a new avatar. Pollard will be Rohit Sharma & Co’s batting coach. As for Rashid Khan, the star Afghan spinner plays for Gujarat Titans in the IPL.

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Rohit Sharma: The Indian captain owes his rise as a captain to Mumbai Indians. Since taking over from Ricky Ponting in 2013, he has led the Mumbai boys to 5 IPL titles. With 4,709 runs in 178 innings at an average of 30.19, Rohit is not just Mumbai’s top scorer, he is one of the top scorers of IPL.

Kieron Pollard: But he always had Kieron Pollard by his side. The former West Indies captain had been the leader of Mumbai Indians in Rohit’s absence. A one-team man, Pollard has also shared five IPL titles besides two Champions League T20 titles.

In fact, Pollard has been with Mumbai Indians longer than Rohit Sharma. Since joining in 2010, Pollard has played 189 matches for the side, scoring 3412 runs besides scalping 69 wickets.

Mumbai Indians Global: Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians captain, Kieron Pollard to lead MI Emirates, Rashid Khan to captain MI Cape Town, Check OUT

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Rashid Khan: Mumbai Indians would have hoped to rope in Rashid Khan in IPL. But it was Gujarat Titans who signed a pre-season contract with the Afghan spinner. However, MI have finally got him onboard for the inaugural SA20 League in South Africa.

With 112 wickets in 92 IPL, he is one of the best spinners in the league. But globally, he has established his aura. A traveller, playing in almost all the franchise leagues, Rashid is always in demand. With 486 T20 wickets, he is only behind a handful names. In T20Is, he already has 122 wickets in 74 matches and has Tim Southee and Shakib Al Hasan in his sights.

“We’re extremely pleased to announce our captains for our extended MI Global one family for the cricketing season 2023. We have an amazing mix of talent, experience, and passion in both our captains. I’m convinced that Polly and Rashid will take forward the MI ethos and MI brand of cricket. Both will work with our excellent coaching teams to infuse the MI spirit in MI Emirates and MI Cape Town and win the hearts of cricket fans in UAE and South Africa,” Akash Ambani MI owner said in a statement.

Mumbai Indians Global: Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians captain, Kieron Pollard to lead MI Emirates, Rashid Khan to captain MI Cape Town, Check OUT

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