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    6 players who won their first 3 matches as captain in IPL

    IPL is the top T20 league in the world. Many fans rate it as the toughest T20 league, and hence, it is quite a difficult job to captain.

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    IPL is the top T20 league in the world. Many fans rate it as the toughest T20 league, and hence, it is quite a difficult job to captain a franchise in the Indian Premier League. Players from different parts of the world play for the same team in the Indian Premier League.

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    Captaining a side in the league is difficult, but it is not impossible to get results consistently from the team in the tournament. Over the years, several captains have won the Indian Premier League title. Some of the skippers had great starts as captain as well and registered a hat-trick of victories straightaway. Here’s a list of six players who won their first three games as skipper in the league.

    (Stats: Shebas)

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    1. MS Dhoni

    MS Dhoni is one of the most experienced captains in the league’s history. Dhoni has been CSK’s captain since 2008, and he started his stint with three wins in first three matches.

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    2. Sachin Tendulkar

    Sachin Tendulkar did not have a long IPL career, but he played some great knocks during the brief stint with MI as a player. He also won his first three matches as skipper of Mumbai Indians.

    3. Rohit Sharma

    Another Mumbai Indians star to feature on the list is Rohit Sharma. He made his captaincy debut in 2013 and changed MI’s fortunes forever.

    4. George Bailey

    Former Australian skipper George Bailey initially played for CSK and then moved to Punjab in 2014. He captained Punjab that season and won his first three games as skipper.

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    5. Kane Williamson

    Kane Williamson made his debut as captain for the SunRisers Hyderabad team in 2018. Williamson recorded a hat-trick of victories as skipper straightaway.

    6. Hardik Pandya

    The latest name to feature on the list is Hardik Pandya. The all-rounder achieved the feat in 2022 while captaining the Gujarat Titans team.