The absence of Mumbai Indians' skipper Rohit Sharma from the Indian Premier League (IPL) captains' photoshoot on the eve of the 2023 season
opener against defending champions Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium sparked speculations among fans on social media.
All the captains gathered in Ahmedabad for a special photoshoot with the trophy they will be competing for.
The Mumbai Indians' fans gave witty remarks about Rohit Sharma's absence, saying the Indian captain will directly be seen with the trophy at the end of the competition.
Meanwhile, other fans joked that the Mumbai-based outfit has already given up.
The IPL 2023 season started with a lavish opening ceremony on Friday before the blockbuster clash between Gujarat Titans and MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings.
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