IPL 2021 Special: Who could lead their franchises in absence of regular captains?

While some franchises have designated vice-captains, there is a lot of ambiguity among the other fans with regard to who could lead their sides in absence of regular skippers.

Rohan Gulaty Author

Updated - 1 April 2021 1:42 pm

5. Jos Buttler - Rajasthan Royals

The England wicketkeeper is going to be one of the most crucial members of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021, both in terms of batting and leadership. With the franchise announcing a new captain in the form of Sanju Samson ahead of the 14th edition of the tournament, experienced Buttler will play a key in helping the youngster out. The 30-year-old will also be the one to lead the side if Samson misses any game during the season.