Five Players Who Can Become India Captain after Rohit Sharma

By Vipin
November 30, 2023

Credit: Social Media

1.KL Rahul

KL Rahul’s emergence as a leader in the shortest format of the game positions him as a strong contender for the ODI captaincy in 2027. At 35, Rahul would bring a mature and strategic approach, having already captained IPL

2.Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah’s reputation as India’s pace spearhead makes him an intriguing choice for the captaincy. At 34, he would be at the peak of his powers, with the added experience of being the vice-captain of the Test team.

3.Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya’s dynamic prowess with both bat and ball has already earned him captaincy experience, having led the Gujarat Titans to a title. At 34, Pandya could bring a blend of aggression and innovation to the ODI captaincy.

4.Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer’s exceptional performance in the middle overs during the 2023 World Cup showcased his batting prowess and strategic insight. At 33 in 2027, Iyer’s leadership experience, having captained Delhi Capitals in the IPL

5.Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill, at 28, represents the youth and vitality that Indian cricket traditionally values in its leadership. A standout performer with the bat, Gill’s potential captaincy candidacy aligns with the tradition of appointing the best player as the skipper

See More Stories