Here’s why Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma not playing today vs KKR; Stand-in captain Suryakumar Yadav gives massive update

Rohit Sharma Suryakumar Yadav

The match number 22 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 to be played today between the hosts Mumbai Indians (MI) and the visiting team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Wankhede Stadium.


The coin has been flipped and it is the hosts Mumbai Indians who have won the toss and opted to bowl. However, the more surprising news coming from the centre is that Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma is not playing today and so why Suryakumar Yadav is the captain of the Mumbai Indians today.

Rohit Sharma is a very important member of the Mumbai Indians franchise and his absence is going to be a huge gap to fill for the player who will replace him as well as for Suryakumar Yadav to lead the Mumbai side.


However, the question is, why is Rohit Sharma not playing the match. As the stand-in captain Suryakumar Yadav confirmed during the toss, Rohit Sharma has a stomach bug and so he is not playing this match.


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