IPL Players Who Never Played For Their Own States In IPL

We have seen a lot of new faces and a number of exciting transfers of players from one franchise to another in 10 years of Indian Premier League Cricket. As we entered the decade year of the IPL, we see the places of Sachin Tendulkar of Mumbai Indians, Yuvraj Singh of Kings Eleven Punjab, who are considered as iconic players, remain unchanged from the time of the launch.

Coming to the point, we can see some of the players who never represented their own state-based Franchise from Season 1 till the current season though they have played in more than five IPL players.

Virat Kohli


Being the all-time champion batsman of Bangalore Royal Challengers, he is one of the players who played all the ten seasons of IPL.  This Delhi-based skipper did not play for his home team from the beginning of IPL. Virat, the best entertainer is representing the team RCB from the start.

Harbhajan singh


This spinner is known for being one of the standard bearers of bowling department since the beginning of his career. This Punjabi bowler shares the record of playing for the same team since the launch of IPL with Virat Kohli by playing for Mumbai Indians team.

Ambati Rayudu


Hailing from Hyderabad, this Hyderabadi all-rounder is one of the vital players in the MI batting line up. He is one of the best performers since 2010 but never played for his home side but played a key role in the team victories in 2013, 2015 and 2017 seasons.

Kedar Jadhav


Though he is from Pune, Kedar played for Delhi DareDevils in 2010, Kerala Tuskers in 2011 and represented RCB in 2016 and 2017. This right-handed all-rounder did not get the chance to play for his native franchise till date.

Dinesh Karthik


Dinesh had a mind-blowing record as a Tamil Nadu representative in the domestic cricket. But he never played for Chennai Super Kings until now. This batsman cum wicketkeeper represented Delhi Dare Devils, Kings Eleven Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions. He is expected to get a handsome amount in the auction for the current season.