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IPL 2024: The Last Match Of Sam Curran And Bairstow, Who Will Captain Punjab?

Sangeeta Viswas
2 weeks ago

IPL 2024: The Last Match Of Sam Curran And Bairstow, Who Will Captain Punjab? The Punjab Kings just pulled off a thrilling win against the Rajasthan Royals in Guwahati! Captain Sam Curran led from the front with a brilliant knock, securing their 5th win of the season. But hold on, there’s a twist in the tale for Punjab!

Big Names Departing Early

While the win is a reason to celebrate, the Kings are facing a new challenge. Both their captain, Sam Curran, and star batsman, Jonny Bairstow, are set to exit IPL 2024 early.

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Why the Early Exit?

Curran and Bairstow need to join the England squad to prepare for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Unlike other English players, these two stuck around a bit longer to support the Kings. But now, it’s time for them to head home.

IPL 2024: The Last Match Of Sam Curran And Bairstow, Who Will Captain Punjab?

Who Wears the Captain’s Hat Now?

With Curran’s departure, Punjab Kings have a big question mark on their leadership. Regular skipper Shikhar Dhawan is still recovering from injury. So, who will take the reins for their last match?

Young Guns Up for the Challenge?

Jitesh Sharma and Shaan Singh, two promising youngsters, could be in the running for captaincy. Jitesh, being the wicket-keeper, has a slight edge. However, Shaan Singh has impressed everyone with his batting this season and might be ready to handle the captaincy pressure.

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Last Match, Big Spotlight

Punjab Kings play their final match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on 19th May. Though it doesn’t affect their playoff chances, the added pressure of a new captain makes this a fascinating encounter.

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