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The 1st time in IPL history we will witness all Indian captain for all 8 franchises.
David Warner decision came after Australia CEO James Sutherland announced that only Steve Smith, David Warner, and Cameron Bancroft were involved in the Sandpaper gate.
The trio sent back to Australia from the rainbow nation. Maxwell, Renshaw, and burns replace them for the 4th test match which starts in Johannesburg on 30th March.
The participation of Steve Smith and David Warner in IPL still suspicious as BCCI waits for the Cricket Australia (CA) decision. if CA handed ban on the duo then they will not able to take part in IPL.
The Australian duo is one of the highest paid overseas players in IPL. Both the marquee players retain by their respective franchise for INR 12.5 crores ($2.4million).
Sunrisers CEO K Shanmugam said they will announce the new captain for orange army shortly.
Shikhar Dhawan is the most likely choice for captaincy job. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kane Williamson also have outside side chance for captaincy job.