Du Plessis said he was "glad to accept" his new role at Bangalore, which have been tournament runners-up three times but have yet to win a championship.
Bowling brilliantly and in the channel, Shami sent back Lucknow skipper and his India teammate KL Rahul for a golden duck and then claimed two more wickets in quick succession for figures of 3-0-10-3 in his first spell.
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) rode on blazing half-centuries by Evin Lewis (55 off 23 deliveries) and Quinton de Kock (61 off 45) to beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by six wickets and register their first victory in the IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium.
"MS Dhoni has decided to hand over the leadership of Chennai Super Kings and picked Ravindra Jadeja to lead the team. Dhoni will continue to represent Chennai Super Kings this season and beyond," said a statement from the franchise.
Several stakeholders in women's cricket, including premier cricketers like Ellyse Perry and cricketer-turned-broadcaster Lisa Sthalekar, had been demanding for women's IPL to happen as India reached the final of the 2017 ODI World Cup and 2020 T20 World Cup.
KKR bowlers — Umesh Yadav (2/20) and Varun Chakaravarthy (1/23) bowled well and restricted Chennai Super Kings to 131-5 despite a fighting fifty by former captain MS Dhoni (50 off 38).
More than 1,200 cricketers from India and 18 countries across the world have registered to go under the hammer in Bangalore on Feb.12 and 13 for the 15th edition of the world's most lucrative cricket tournament.
Englands left-arm fast-bowling all-rounder Sam Curran on Friday became the most expensive signing in history of the Indian Premier League with Punjab Kings shelling out a whopping Rs18.50 crores at the IPL 2023 mini player auction.
Qualifier 1 and Eliminator will be held at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on May 24 and 26 while Eliminator 2 will be in Ahmedabad on May 27 and the final of the cash-rich league will be held at the Narendra Modi Stadium on May 29.
Virat Kohli's miserable IPL continued on Saturday when he was dismissed for a second successive golden duck as his Royal Challengers Bangalore were skittled for just 68 by Sunrisers Hyderabad who strolled to a nine-wicket win.