The countdown to IPL 2024 has just begun. The IPL 2024 opening match is scheduled for March 22, 2024. The first game will feature the two most popular teams, RCB and CSK.

In the meantime, the Mumbai Indians, a five-time IPL champion team, are getting ready. Hardik Pandya will lead the team this time around as captain. Recently, Hardik Pandya has made a significant statement regarding former MI captain Rohit Sharma. During a Monday press conference hosted by the Mumbai Indians, Hardik stated that he doesn’t anticipate any awkward situations involving Rohit.

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Hardik Pandya on Rohit Sharma

“Coming back feels like a dream. Since 2015, everything I have known has come from this experience. After getting back, Hardik said, “I never thought I’d get here. I’m looking forward to playing at the Wankhede, my favorite venue.”

In terms of the change in captaincy, the all-round player stated that he anticipates Rohit’s hand on his shoulder whenever he needs it. See what all-around player Hardik Pandya has to say about it:

“It helps that Rohit Sharma is the captain of Team India. I just carry on what he started and this team has achieved. I know he will always have his hand on my shoulder because I played under him my entire career,” he stated.

Hardik Pandya as a Captain of Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians was where Hardik Pandya made his IPL debut. He was added to Team India and did well there as well after his performance. Also, Hardik assumed leadership of the Indian squad when Rohit Sharma was not present.

Mumbai Indians had already freed Hardik Pandya before IPL 2022. He then became the Captain of Gujarat Titans. The team made it to the finals in 2023 after winning the title in 2022. However, they were defeated by CSK in 2023.

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