By: Aayush Kataria Prithvi Shaw to Suryakumar Yadav: 7 players unlucky to not be captains of their IPL teams

Feb 25, 2023

IPL 2023 about to start

The 2023 IPL season is almost upon us with the league set to start on March 31. Credit: BCCI/IPL

David Warner, Aiden Markram set to lead

David Warner and Aiden Markram are set to lead Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2023 IPL. Hence all 10 teams have named their captains for the tournament Credit: BCCI/IPL

7 players unlucky to not be captain

Here is a list of 7 players who are unlucky to not be captains for their teams in IPL 2023 due to various reasons. Credit: BCCI/IPL

Suryakumar Yadav

Surykumar Yadav is India's best T20 player and was vice-captain of India's T20I team for SL and NZ series. However, Rohit Sharma's presence in MI ensured he is still not an IPL captainCredit: BCCI/IPL

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin was Punjab Kings' captain in 2018 and 2019 is widely known as one of India's most intelligent players. However, he is no more a captain in the IPL. Credit: BCCI/IPL

Prithvi Shaw

With Rishabh Pant absent for IPL 2023, Delhi went for an overseas skipper in David Warner instead of picking an Indian option in Prithvi Shaw. Credit: BCCI/IPL

Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler is a T20 World Cup-winning captain but RR's trust in Sanju Samson ensures he will not lead a team in IPL Credit: BCCI/IPL


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Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan is arguably the greatest T20 bowler in the world has led various teams including MI Cape Town. However, he is only Hardik Pandya's deputy at Gujarat TitansCredit: BCCI/IPL

Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah led India in a Test match in England is one of the greatest bowlers in Indian cricket history. However, he is yet to lead Mumbai Indians in a single IPL matchCredit: BCCI/IPL

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes has proved to a revolutionary captain since taking over England's Test team. However, he will play under MS Dhoni at CSK in IPL 2023Credit: BCCI/IPL

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