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IPL Captains 2022

IPL Team Captains 2022


IPL TeamCaptain
Mumbai IndiansRohit Sharma
Chennai Super KingsMS Dhoni
Royal Challengers BangaloreFaf du Plessis
Delhi CapitalsRishabh Pant
Kolkata Knight RidersShreyas Iyer
Rajasthan RoyalsSanju Samson
Punjab KingsMayank Agarwal
Sunrisers HyderabadKane Williamson
Lucknow Super GiantsKL Rahul
Gujarat TitansHardik Pandya


Table of Contents


  1. IPL Team Captains 2022
  2. MI 2022 Captain - Rohit Sharma
  3. CSK 2022 Captain - MS Dhoni
  4. SRH 2022 Captain - Kane Williamson
  5. LSG 2022 Captain - KL Rahul
  6. GT 2022 Captain - Hardik Pandya
  7. KKR Team Captain 2022 - Shreyas Iyer
  8. RCB Team Captain 2022 - Faf du Plessis
  9. DC Team Captain 2022 - Rishabh Pant
  10. PBKS Team Captain 2022 - Mayank Agarwal
  11. RR Team Captain 2022 - Sanju Samson
  12. FAQs


A cricket captain is the team's leader both on and off the field. The IPL is no exception. There have been several IPL captains over the years, some of them have been highly successful and others who have not.


With five IPL championships under his belt, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma is the most successful IPL team captain. In the middle of the 2013 season, he was named captain of the squad. In the following seasons, he won the IPL trophy in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020.


MS Dhoni has captained a team 190 times in the IPL, the most of any player in the competition's history. Dhoni has four IPL titles to his credit.


MI 2022 Captain - Rohit Sharma


Rohit Sharma will lead the Mumbai Indians franchise in the 2022 edition of the IPL. Sharma has been MI’s skipper since 2013.


Under his leadership, MI have won the trophy five times. After failing to qualify for the playoffs last year, MI will be keen to bounce back under Sharma’s leadership.


Rohit Sharma is one of the most successful IPL Team Captains of all time. He has the most championship wins for any skipper in IPL history. Besides, Sharma is in the third position on the IPL Captains List with the most wins. Rohit has a chance to complete a hat-trick of title triumphs this year.


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CSK 2022 Captain - MS Dhoni


MS Dhoni will captain the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2022. Dhoni has been the franchise’s skipper since 2008. Like MI, CSK have achieved much success under their current skipper.


Dhoni has led the Super Kings to four IPL titles and two Champions League T20 trophies. He won his fourth IPL trophy last year in Dubai.


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SRH 2022 Captain - Kane Williamson


Kane Williamson is the only New Zealand player present on the IPL Captains 2022 list. Williamson became SRH captain in 2018 when David Warner was unavailable.


Warner took over the team’s reins after returning, but Williamson replaced him in 2021. SRH finished runners-up under Williamson in 2018 but took the wooden spoon home last year.


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LSG 2022 Captain - KL Rahul


Debutants Lucknow Super Giants will be captained by KL Rahul in IPL 2022. Like most names present on the IPL Captains 2022, Rahul has the experience of leading an IPL team in the past.


Rahul performed well individually in the previous seasons, but his team fell short in the race to playoffs. The skipper will hope for a better show from his new team.


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GT 2022 Captain - Hardik Pandya


Hardik Pandya will make his captaincy debut in IPL 2022. He is the IPL Team Captain 2022 of the new team named Gujarat Titans.


Pandya previously played for the Mumbai Indians franchise. It will be exciting to see how he performs in his first season as captain.


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KKR Team Captain 2022 - Shreyas Iyer


Making his return to the IPL Captains 2022 list is Shreyas Iyer. DC named Rishabh Pant as their captain last year when Iyer was unavailable. When Iyer returned, Pant continued as the skipper.


Iyer moved to the Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the IPL 2022. Having led DC to the playoffs in three seasons, Iyer will be keen to win his first IPL title with KKR now.


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RCB Team Captain 2022 - Faf du Plessis


Faf du Plessis will captain the Royal Challengers Bangalore for the first time in the IPL. The former South African captain has never led a franchise in the Indian Premier League before.


However, du Plessis has the experience of captaining in international cricket. He has a 25-15 record as South African captain in T20 internationals.


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DC Team Captain 2022 - Rishabh Pant


Rising star Rishabh Pant is the youngest IPL Team Captain 2022. Among IPL All Team Captain 2022, he is the only player aged less than 25.


Pant made his captaincy debut in IPL 2021. In his first season as captain, Pant led the Delhi Capitals to the number one spot in the points table. However, DC failed to win the title.


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PBKS Team Captain 2022 - Mayank Agarwal


Mayank Agarwal is a new IPL Team Captain 2022. He replaced his close friend KL Rahul as the captain of the Punjab Kings this year.


Agarwal has led PBKS in only one match before where they lost to DC. He will look forward to making a fresh start this year.


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RR Team Captain 2022 - Sanju Samson


Although RR could not qualify for the playoffs last year, they have retained Sanju Samson as their captain. Among all IPL team Captain 2022, Samson is the third youngest player.


The Royals have a stellar squad this year. Samson has a chance of winning his first IPL title as captain this year.


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FAQs


Who is the most successful captain in the history of the IPL?


Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Mumbai Indians (MI), is the most successful captain in IPL history, having won the highest amount of titles (a record '5 times'). Next to him is Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former Indian captain and current skipper of the Chennai Super Kings, who has won the prized trophy 'four times' in his IPL career.


Who are the captains of IPL 2022?


Rohit Sharma will captain MI, MS Dhoni will captain CSK, Faf du Plessis will captain RCB, Rishabh Pant will captain DC, Shreyas Iyer will captain KKR, Sanju Samson will captain RR, Mayank Agarwal will captain PBKS, Kane Williamson will captain SRH, KL Rahul will captain LSG, and Hardik Pandya will captain GT.

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