‘Gabbar’, the oldest captain of IPL 2024, is also getting old like Dhoni.

Every IPL season, some new and young players emerge, but in this long tournament, many older players have also performed well on a regular basis. Players like Brad Hogg and Praveen Tambe have expressed their love for cricket by taking the field in their 40s. Talking about IPL 2024, there will also be a lot of senior players playing this season, some of whom will also be captains of their respective teams.

The oldest captain in IPL 2024 will be MS Dhoni, who will captain the Chennai Super Kings. Dhoni has been the captain of CSK since the first season and has played 250 matches in the IPL so far. In his historic career, he scored 5,082 runs at an average of 38.79. Dhoni has played 24 innings of half a century and is also one of the players who has hit the most sixes in the league. Dhoni has also hit 239 sixes in the IPL till date.

Faf du Plessis retired from Test cricket a long time ago but has not been seen playing white-ball cricket for a long time. But he will be seen captaining Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2024. In 2022, Virat Kohli handed over the captaincy of the team to Du Plessis. Last season, Du Plessis had scored 730 runs in 14 games. If we look at his IPL career, he has scored 4,133 runs in 130 matches till date and also scored half-centuries 33 times.

Shikhar Dhawan had joined the Punjab Kings team in 2022 but at that time the captain was Mayank Agarwal. In 2023, the captaincy passed into the hands of Dhawan and he will also be seen captaining the team in IPL 2024. Dhawan is 38 years old and has not played international cricket for a long time. Well, in the last IPL season, he could only score 373 runs in 11 matches. Dhawan has scored 6,617 runs in his IPL career, playing 217 matches, including 2 centuries and 50 half-centuries.

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