December 4, 2023Pavitra Shome

Youngest players to become captains in Indian Premier League history

in 2024, Shubman Gill was named as the captain of the Gujarat Titans after Hardik Pandya's trade to Mumbai Indians. He is currently 24 years old.

Source: IPL/BCCI

Sam Curran became the captain of the Punjab Kings in 2023, and he took the reins when he was 24 years old

Source: AP

Dinesh Karthik became the captain for the Delhi Daredevils (presently Delhi Capitals) at the age of 24. He took the reins in the year 2010

Source: BCCI

When Hardik Pandya was absent, Rashid Khan led the Gujarat Titans as it's skipper. It was in 2022, and he was 23 at that time.

Source: BCCI

Rishabh Pant became the captain of the Delhi Capitals when he was 23 years old. It was in the year 2021 when he took over as captain, and he was 23 years old.

Source: BCCI

In 2018, Shreyas Iyer became the captain for Delhi Capitals. He took over as skipper when he was 23 years old.

Source: BCCI

Suresh Raina captained the Chennai Super Kings back in 2010, and he was 23 years old at that time.

Source: BCCI

Virat Kohli is the youngest in the list, as he took over as the captain of RCB when he was 22 years old. He took over in the year 2011

Source: BCCI