IPL stars who did not play on behalf of the first Team

There are many cricketers in the IPL who have played for more than one team but they were not as popular as they were in the first team. Such players did not get much chance while being in the first team. Talking to such Indian cricketers, it is a matter of early days of his career. Let’s look at similar players:

James Faulkner

Before joining Rajasthan Royals in 2013, James Faulkner also played in 2011 and 2012 respectively from Pune Warriors India and Kings XI Punjab. Although living in both these teams, he played only three matches during which he took 4 wickets and scored 14 runs.

Steve Smith

Prior to playing on Rajasthan Royals, Smith has also played from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 2010 Smith associated with RCB did not get a chance to play a single match during that period. After joining Rajasthan in 2012, he has scored 1703 runs in 69 matches at an average of 37.

Sanju Samson

Indian youth batsman Sanju Samson looks to play match-winning innings from Rajasthan Royals. But in 2012, he has also been part of the team of Kolkata Knight Riders, where he did not even have the opportunity to do the trick.

George Bailey

George Bailey, who has captained Kings XI Punjab in 2014 and 2015, has played for Chennai Super Kings. In 2009 and 2010, Bailey, a Chennai Super Kings player, played just 4 matches in the team, in which he scored 63 runs. In 2014, under the leadership of Belly Punjab made it to the final.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar Sunrisers are the main bowlers of Hyderabad. But at one such time in 2009, the 19-year-old Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who was associated with Royal Challengers Bangalore, did not get a chance to play a single match from Bangalore.

Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell was part of the team of Delhi Daredevils in 2012 before playing several horoscope innings from Kings XI Punjab. But while in Delhi, he played only 2 matches in which he scored only 6 runs.


Kings XI Punjab had just retold Akshar Patel this year. Prior to playing in Kings XI Punjab in 2014, he was added to Mumbai Indians in 2013 after the auction with him.

Karn Sharma

Karn Sharma, who won three IPL titles playing against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians, and Chennai Super Kings, have also played from Royal Challengers Bangalore. While in Bangalore, he did not get the chance to play a single match.