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IPL: 3 Players Who Can Replace Rohit Sharma As Mumbai Indians (MI) Captain. Rohit Sharma has played a pivotal role in the success of Mumbai Indians over the years. The right-handed batsman was roped in as the franchise’s captain in 2013. He has led MI to 5 IPL trophies (the highest in the history of IPL).

Rohit Sharma’s stats as a captain in IPL has been exemplary. He has captained the side in 129 matches, wherein they have won 75 matches and lost 50. His winning percentage is 58.13. Mumbai Indians could not perform well in the last two seasons.

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In 2021, they finished 5th position, whereas 2022 was the worst season for MI, as they could win just 4 out of 14 games and languished at the bottom position. After getting appointed as the captain of all formats in the Indian team, Rohit Sharma will most likely quit the captaincy from the IPL to remove the captaincy burden.

In such a situation, Mumbai Indians will have to find a new captain. Let us look at a few players who can be a possible replacement for Rohit Sharma as the captain of Mumbai Indians in 2023 and beyond:


Jasprit Bumrah has played an integral role for Mumbai Indians over the years. The yorker king has been the leading bowler for the franchise. In 120 matches, Bumrah has picked up 145 wickets. Jasprit Bumrah was made the vice-captain of the Indian T20 squad against South Africa recently. He also led the test team in the 5th test match against England.

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It seems BCCI is grooving Bumrah for a possible future captaincy role. Mumbai Indians can appoint him as the future captain of the franchise, as he is one of the regular members of the team and has a promising future with Mumbai Indians.


Suryakumar Yadav will also be among the probable contenders for the captaincy role for Mumbai Indians. After joining the side in 2018, Suryakumar Yadav has been phenomenal and one of the pillars of the batting unit. In 2018, 2019, and 2020, SKY scored more than 400 runs in each season, becoming one of the most consistent players.

His cool mind and excellent temperament give an added advantage and can help the team immensely. Suryakumar Yadav, playing for Mumbai Indians in 107 innings, has scored 2644 runs at an average of 137 and a strike rate of 137.

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Ishan Kishan, the young, dynamic wicket-keeper batsman, is one of the future prospects for the role of captaincy for Mumbai Indians. In 2016, the franchise associated with Ishan Kishan, and since then, he has contributed to many wins. The top-order batsman, in 70 innings, has scored 1870 runs at an average of 29 and strike rate of close to 133.

Ishan Kishan

Ishan Kishan is just 24 years old and has a good future in the IPL. He can fill the boots of Rohit Sharma and take the team forward from IPL 2023 onwards.