Hardik Pandya IPL Trade Updated: Pandya Will Captain Mumbai Indians

IPL 2024 – Hardik Pandya IPL trade update: Pandya will leave Gujarat Titans and captain Mumbai Indians, Rohit Sharma will ensure smooth transition.

Hardik Pandya IPL Trade

The news that has caused a storm in the Indian cricket world is that Hardik Pandya is likely to move from Gujarat Titan to Mumbai Indians. After the rumors of Hardik Pandya return to Mumbai Indians, there will be more updates about this IPL Trade.

Hardik Pandya IPL Trade updated

Although not officially confirmed, it appears to be a done deal. Hardik Pandya is all set to move from Gujarat Titans to Mumbai Indians in Hardik Pandya IPL Trade.


Last day to buy and release player

What is important to this trading is the player’s perspective and it is known that Hardik is really want to moving to Mumbai. Without his interest, this move would not be possible. This will be a huge deal, the biggest transfer deal in the history of the Indian Premier League, whether this Hardik Pandya IPL Trade is disclosed or kept secret is ultimately up to the decision of BCCI and the franchisor.

It is learned that Mumbai Indians will not offer any player in return, dispelling baseless rumors of Rohit Sharma being traded to Gujarat Titans.

Currently, BCCI remains silent as the issue is between the two brands. There is no official information yet, but they will most likely announce Hardik Pandya IPL Trade on Saturday night or Sunday, the last day to buy and release players.

“Hardik Pandya is likely to return to Mumbai Indians…”

While Hardik Pandya achieved stardom at Mumbai Indians, he left the franchise and joined Gujarat Titans as captain. He even led Gujarat Titans to win the IPL title.

“Hardik Pandya is likely to return for Mumbai Indians,” sources said, “He will leave Gujarat Titans.”

Ravichandran Ashwin has now commented on the possible move.


“If that is true then Mumbai Indians will win the gold medal. So it’s strictly a cash transaction from whatever I read. No players were offered by Mumbai, Mumbai Indians have never traded a player. I don’t think that happened. But what will that squad look like if Hardik returns and becomes a mature player at MI,” Ashwin said in a video on his Instagram page.

Pandya played seven IPL seasons for Mumbai before being released ahead of the 2022 season. After joining Gujarat Titans, Pandya led the team to back-to-back IPL finals, including winning them the trophy in first season.

IPL 2024 Transfer: Rohit Sharma will play under Hardik’s captaincy

Former India captain Kris Srikkanth said Rohit Sharma will play under Hardik Pandya at Mumbai Indians and ensure a smooth transition if the all-rounder is successful in returning to his old team by Hardik Pandya IPL Trade.

All 10 teams are trying to maintain their stance and announce their squads for IPL 2024 before the November 26 deadline. Among the biggest speculations are the rumors of Hardik Pandya returning to Mumbai Indians through Hardik Pandya IPL Trade.

Hardik Pandya shined as captain, leading Gujarat to the title in its maiden season in the IPL. Hardik’s working relationship with head coach Ashish Nehra is highly regarded and the dressing room environment at Gujarat Titans is comfortable. Gujarat has produced superstars from proven talents like David Miller, Shubman Gill and Mohammed Shami stepping up and performing brilliantly.

Speaking on his YouTube show, Kris Srikkanth said Hardik Pandya will lead the Mumbai Indians if Hardik Pandya IPL Trade successfully and Rohit Sharma will ensure a smooth transition. Rohit, 36, is in an up and down phase of his career and it remains to be seen whether the skipper will continue to play T20Is at his best.

Rohit Sharma led India to the 2023 World Cup final, where the home team lost to Australia in the final on November 19 in Ahmedabad.

“Whatever you say, he is the captain of India’s T20I team. He has fighting appeal win, he is probably one of the best all-rounders in the world. He is also a thinking captain. Huge advantage, huge reward for Mumbai Indians”, Kris Srikkanth speak.

“I cannot forget Hardik hitting those sixes against Chennai Super Kings in 2015. You may ask ‘why did Gujarat Titans ditch their captain?’, maybe they see it as a business. It was a big surprise because he led them to win the championship and reach the final” he added.

Is this the end of Rohit? – Hardik Pandya IPL Trade

Srikkanth cited the example of MS Dhoni played under Virat Kohli after stepping down as ODI and T20I captain in 2017, hailing it as one of the smoothest transitions in Indian cricket history.

“Look what Dhoni did to India. There was a smooth transition between him and Kohli and it was a great transition. Dhoni also played under Kohli. It will be like Guru and Shishya. So, when Hardik will lead the team, Rohit will be there. It will be a smooth transition like Dhoni and Kohli in the Indian team”, Kris Srikkanth said.

When asked about ‘Is this the end of Rohit?‘, Kris Srikkanth replied:

“No no! It will be a smooth transition just like between Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit. Beside, Rohit and Hardik have a great relationship. It’s clear that they will appoint Hardik Pandya as captain. Rohit Sharma will play a key role and ensure a smooth transition. You need a smooth transition to avoid problems within the team.”

Although It is learned that Mumbai Indians will not offer any player in return, in front of Hardik Pandya IPL Trade worth INR 15 crore, Mumbai Indians may have to release a few players to free up their wallets ahead of the mini-auction. Cameron Green and Jofra Archer are likely to make way if the domestic all-rounder returns.

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