Why did Shikhar Dhawan miss IPL 2024 Captain’s Photoshoot

IPL 2024 captains photoshoot

The Punjab Kings Captain Shikhar Dhawan missed the IPL 2024 captains photoshoot and vice-captain Jitesh Sharma represented the franchise at the event.

Why did Shikhar Dhawan miss IPL 2024 Captain’s Photoshoot

With only a few hours left before the start of the 17th edition of the Indian Premier League, cricket fans across the globe are set to witness the highly anticipated clash between reigning Champions CSK and RCB in the first match of the tournament.

Meanwhile, on the eve of the IPL 2024, out of 10 skippers of IPL franchises only nine gathered at the IPL 2024 captains photoshoot. Everyone was surprised when Punjab Kings Captain Shikhar Dhawan was absent from the scene.

Instead of Dhawan, Jitesh Sharma was present for the photoshoot. The reason why Jitesh Sharma was present is because he is PBKS’ vice-captain for IPL 2024 and had to be there in the absence of his skipper Dhawan.

PBKS has been one of the teams who never lifted the IPL trophy so far. They were runners in the 2014 edition and also reached playoffs during the season 2008.

Their constant change in the team’s leadership has limited the ability of the winning options.

Coming to the tournament, all teams have started their preparations for the tournament and all Franchises will be looking for a triumph in the upcoming tournament.

All 10 teams will be playing with each other teams in the group stage matches and the top four teams will be qualifying for the playoffs.

The winner of the first qualifier match will be directly advanced to the finals while the qualifier one loser and Eliminator round winners will be playing in qualifier 2 which will decide the second finalist of the tournament.

Both teams will be playing in the final match of the tournament to determine the title winner of the IPL 2024.

Apart from watching IPL 2024 Live Streaming many cricket fans love to watch their favourite matches in stadiums. Fans can book their tickets for their favorite matches to enjoy the stadium view via an online ticket booking portal.

Before the tournament, Many players withdraw from the tournament due to injury concerns. Hence the franchises will be looking for replacement Players to fill in the slots.

The IPL 2024 opening ceremony will feature a star-studded lineup to captivate audiences with their marvelous performances.

PBKS will be playing their first match against Delhi Capitals on March 23 at Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium.