As Captain and the opening batsman of the defending champions Mumbai Indians, Rohit Sharma will be tasked with giving his side a good start and leading from the front.
Virat Kohli is set to open the batting for Royal Challengers Bangalore this season. He is also the captain of the franchisde and will have to play a key role if his side are to reach the playoffs.
Suryakumar Yadav was in sensational form during the T20I series against England and will look to carry it to IPL 2021.
Despite a poor IPL 2020, RCB have shown faith in Glenn Maxwell's all-round abilities and signed him. The Australian will want to repay that faith.
Jasprit Bumrah will once again lead Mumbai Indians' bowling attack as they aim to successfully defend the IPL title for a third consecutive season.