So far 25 matches have been played in the 17th season of the Indian Premier League. The performance of Rajasthan Royals during this period has been excellent. The franchise captained by Sanju Samson has won 4 out of 5 matches and is on top of the points table. With a few more matches, the picture of the playoffs will also become clear. Some players made their captaincy debut in this season.

Command of CSK handed over to Ruturaj

Just before the start of IPL 2024, the CSK management handed over the responsibility of leading the franchise to Ruturaj Gaikwad in place of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Ruturaj had no experience of captaincy in IPL. Apart from this, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought Australia’s World Cup-winning captain Pat Cummins in the mini auction. After this he was given the command of SRH in place of Aiden Markram. Also, before the 17th season, Mumbai Indians sold Hardik Pandya to Gujarat Titans. After this Hardik was appointed the captain of MI. On the other hand, GT handed over the responsibility of captaincy to Shubman Gill. All three players made their captaincy debut this season. In such a situation, let us know how these captains have performed so far.

All three teams won 3-3 matches

Under the captaincy of Ruturaj, Chennai Super Kings has played 5 matches so far and won 3. The team is at fourth position in the points table with 6 points. Under the captaincy of Pat Cummins, SRH has won 3 out of 5 matches played so far. Apart from this, the team also had to face defeat in 2 matches. The team is at fifth position in the points table with +0.344 net runs net. GT has played 6 matches so far under the captaincy of Shubman Gill. During this period, the team has won 3 matches and lost only three of them. Gujarat is at sixth position in the points table with a net run net of 0.637.