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India vs Australia T20Is: Virat Kohli To Suryakumar Yadav, India Have Fielded 9 Captains In T20Is Since 2021; Check List

After Suryakumar Yadav was named as the captain of the Indian team for the T20Is vs Australia at home, he became the ninth man to lead the Men in Blue in the shortest format of the game since 2021. In this story, we tell you the names of nine captains who have led India in T20Is, starting from Virat Kohli to Suryakumar Yadav. 

After Suryakumar Yadav was named as the captain of the Indian team for the T20Is vs Australia at home, he became the ninth man to lead the Men in Blue in the shortest format of the game since 2021. In this story, we tell you the names of nine captains who have led India in T20Is, starting from Virat Kohli to Suryakumar Yadav. 

1. Virat Kohli

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1. Virat Kohli

For most part of the 2021, Kohli led India before quitting as captain. He led in 10 matches, winning 6 and losing 4 games.

2. Shikhar Dhawan

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2. Shikhar Dhawan

Dhawan filled in for Kohli and Rohit Sharma on many occasions, leading in 3 matches, winning just 1 and losing 2.

3. Rohit Sharma

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3. Rohit Sharma

From 2021 to 2022, Rohit Sharma led Indian cricket team in T20Is in 32 matches, winning 24 and losing 8.

4. Rishabh Pant

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4. Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant was also roped in as captain during the South Africa series in 2022. He won 2 and lost 2 while 1 ended in No Result.

5. Hardik Pandya

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5. Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya was named as captain after India lost the semifinal of the T20 World Cup. He led in 16 matches in 2022 and 2023, losing 5 and winning 10 while 1 game was tied.

6. KL Rahul

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6. KL Rahul

In 2022, KL Rahul also became India's T20I captain. He led in 1 match and ended up winning that game.

7. Jasprit Bumrah

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7. Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah led India in 2 matches in 2023 vs Ireland and won both these games.

8. Ruturaj Gaikwad

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8. Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad led India in the 3 matches of the Asian Games and won all three.

9. Suryakumar Yadav

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9. Suryakumar Yadav

With many players resting and Hardik Pandya injured, Suryakumar Yadav has been named captain for the Australia T20Is, becoming the ninth captain in the last 3 years to lead the Indian side in the shortest format.