KKR in IPL 2024 appointed Shreyas iyer back again as captain and nitish rana becomes vice captain.

In an eagerly awaited announcement, the Kolkata Knight Riders have reinstated Shreyas Iyer as their captain for the upcoming IPL season 2024 . Iyer, a prolific batter, is all set to make a remarkable return to the tournament after being sidelined last year due to injury. His leadership prowess and batting prowess make him a valuable asset for the team.

shreyas iyer named as kkr captain , image source – shreyasiyer96(instagram handle)

In an interesting development, Nitish Rana, who stepped in as the stand-in captain in Iyer’s absence last season, has been bestowed with the role of vice-captain for IPL 2024. Rana’s leadership skills and on-field contributions evidently caught the team management’s eye, earning him a prominent position in the leadership group.

KKR Appointed Shreyas iyer as ‘captain’.

Shreyas lyer added: ” I believe the last season presented us with several challenges, including my absence due to injury. Nitish did a great job not only filling in for me but also with his commendable leadership. I am delighted that KKR has named him Vice Captain. No doubt it will strengthen the leadership group”

This strategic decision by the Kolkata Knight Riders not only reaffirms their confidence in Iyer’s captaincy but also recognizes the leadership potential in the dynamic and versatile player, Nitish Rana. As the team gears up for the upcoming season, the combination of Iyer’s experience and Rana’s emerging leadership qualities is poised to add a dynamic dimension to the Kolkata Knight Riders’ campaign in the IPL.

Nitish rana named as vice – captain , image source – shreyasiyer96(instagram handle)

Venky Mysore, CEO of KKR, announced today (Thursday, 14 December) that Shreyas lyer will lead kkr again as captain and Nitish Rana will be debuty od iyer and play as the Vice Captain. 

Making the announcement, he said: “It was indeed unfortunate that Shreyas missed IPL 2023 due to injury. We are delighted that he’s back and at the helm as Captain. The way he has worked hard to recover from his injury and the form he has displayed is a testament to his character. We are also grateful that Nitish had agreed to step into Shreyas’s shoes last season and did a great job. There’s no doubt Nitish as Vice Captain will support Shreyas in every possible way for the benefit of Team KKR”

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