Indian Premier League is one of the most entertaining franchises in T20 leagues around the world. IPL started its first season in 2008 and has experienced 13 complete releases so far. The 14th edition of the tournament, IPL 2021, observed the first half and the second half will be played later in September-October.
IPL has paved the way for many players to attract fame and awards from cricket fans around the world. With their spectacular batting and bowling performance, many players have achieved great success in the Indian Premier League.
Some players became so valuable that their franchises retained them over the years, making them the poster boys of the franchises. Here we look at 7 active players in IPL who have spent 10 or more years at a single franchise.
7 currently active players in the IPL who have spent ten or more years on a single franchise
Sunil Narine- Kolkata Knight Riders
Sunil Narine has always been associated with Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. The right-hand spinner was selected by Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2012, and the franchise has retained him over the years. Therefore, the West Indies player has so far played 10 seasons for KKR.
The off-spinner makes 130 wickets in 124 games at an average of 25.06. His X-factor is his economic bowling, as he has so far owned only 6.78 in the Indian Premier League.