5 Players in the history of IPL who played for the most number franchises
We are now habitual to see MS Dhoni playing in the yellow jersey in the IPL. Which shows us how much loyal he is to his franchise. The same thing applies to Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Some players share a great bond with their teams but some players do not and that is the reason why they keep on changing the teams. So, in this article, we will see 5 players in IPL who played for the most number of IPL franchises.
#1 Aaron Finch
Australian captain Aaron Finch has a huge history in IPL. He made his debut for Rajasthan Royals in 2010. He was very young at that time. Then 2011 and 2012 seasons he played for Delhi Daredevils (Delhi Capitals now). Then he went to Pune Warriors in 2013. In 2014 he was with Sunrisers Hyderabad and in 2015 he was with Mumbai Indians. Then for two consecutive years, he played for Gujarat Lions. Then in 2018, he played for Punjab Kings. He played his last IPL season in 2020 for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Aaron Finch has played for 8 IPL franchises which is the most by any player.
#2 Irfan Pathan
Former Indian left-arm bowler and all-rounder, Irfan Pathan made his IPL debut in 2008 for Punjab Kings. Then in 2011, he was bought by Delhi Capitals. After playing for two years with Delhi Capitals he went to Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014. In 2015 he played for Chennai Super Kings. Then he played for Gujarat Lions in 2016 and Rising Pune Supergiants in 2017. Irfan Pathan has played for 6 IPL franchises in his career.
#3 Thisara Perera
Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera has played for 6 different IPL franchises in his IPL career. He made his IPL debut in 2010 for Chennai Super Kings. In 2011 he went to Kochi Tushers and in 2012 he played for Mumbai Indians. In 2013 he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad and in 2014 he went to Punjab Kings. Then in his last IPL season of 2016, he played for Rising Pune Supergiants.
#4 Parthiv Patel
Former Indian wicket-keeper batsman Parthiv Patel made his IPL debut in 2008 for Chennai Super Kings from there he went to Kochi Tuskers Kerala and then to Deccan Chargers. Then in 2015 and 2017, he was part of the Mumbai Indians team. He ended his IPL career with Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2019. Parthiv Patel has played for 5 IPL franchises in his career.
#5 Yuvraj Singh
A former legendary middle-order batsman and a part-time spinner of India Yuvraj Singh was one of the greats in IPL. He made his IPL debut for Punjab Kings in 2008 and after playing for three years for Punjab Kings he was bought by Pune Warriors in 2011. Then in 2014, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 2015 he went to Delhi Capitals and in 2016 to Sunrisers Hyderabad. Then in 2019, he was with Mumbai Indians which was his last season. Yuvraj had played for 6 IPL franchises in his career.