MS Dhoni has stated that he will play for at least another year, there remains a reasonable amount of doubt about him leading the side next year. Chennai Super Kings will have to start looking for options in the auction next season, given that they are most likely to keep Ravindra Jadeja away from captaincy duties.
Moreover, Rohit Sharma’s form in IPL 2022 hit a new low, as he failed to score even a single half-century. He managed to score just 268 runs in 14 innings, at an average of under 20. Mumbai certainly does have a few personnel who could take over the captaincy reigns from ‘The Hitman.’ Suryakumar Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah are among the leading candidates for the same.
Maybe, the pressure of captaincy was getting to Mayank Agarwal, which was the reason for his underwhelming season. Punjab Kings might give a thought to replacing the Indian with a new skipper, just so that their talisman can bat without any added pressure. The left-handed batter, Shikhar Dhawan is certainly an option, or Punjab Kings could go after an experienced international star in the next auction.