Currently, the Indian team is playing a series of five T20 matches on the West Indies tour under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, in which Team India is leading 2-1. In the third T20 match played against West Indies, Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion after being retired hurt. There is no update on his injury so far. It is not yet decided whether Rohit Sharma will play in the fourth T20 match or not. If Rohit Sharma does not play in the fourth match against West Indies, then 3 players are strong contenders for captaincy.

Rishabh Pant

Indian team's young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant played an important role in winning Team India in the third T20 match against West Indies. He played an unbeaten inning of 33 runs in 26 balls. In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant can be made the captain of Team India. When both KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant were not present in the home T20 series. Then he was made the caretaker captain and he also performed very well as captain.

Hardik Pandya

After the 2021 T20 World Cup, Hardik Pandya took a break from international cricket and made a great comeback in the 2022 IPL, and under his captaincy, the Gujarat team also won the title. Hardik Pandya is doing consistently well in international cricket as well. Hardik Pandya was given the captaincy of Team India during the Ireland tour. Under his captaincy, the Indian team won 2-0. In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya is a strong contender to become the captain.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar's performance has not been good for the last 2 years. He has also been troubled by injury, due to which he has to be in and out of the team. Although he has mastered swinging the ball. He also did well in IPL 2022. He has been taking wickets continuously in the bilateral series played in the recent past and is part of Team India. He can be the captain of Team India in the future.