3 players who have been a part of MI, RCB and CSK in IPL history

3 players who have been a part of MI, RCB and CSK in IPL history

Only three players till date have played for Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings

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Tim Southee. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

The Indian Premier League is the grandest T20 tourney of the world where the international stars team up with Indian players in an eight-city franchise-based tournament. It is the dream of every upcoming player to become a part of this tournament and among all the teams, Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore are the most popular teams in the IPL.

Not only do they have the biggest fan bases but they even have a huge market value. Besides, great Indian T20 players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are a part of these franchises. While almost all the players have played for multiple franchises in the league, only three players till date have played for Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings in the competition.

The following are the three players who have been a part of the three elite franchises:

1. Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The wicket-keeper batsman from Gujarat, Parthiv Patel was the first player to achieve this unique feat. He was a part of the Chennai Super Kings squad in 2008 and the franchise retained him for three seasons. His performances dipped over the years however, he scored 526 runs for the Super Kings and even won the championship with them in 2010.

Royal Challengers Bangalore signed him in 2014 and the left-handed opener scored 205 runs at an average of 20.50 for the Bangalore-based franchise. He returned to the team in 2018 and has been an integral part of the team.

When he was away from Royal Challengers Bangalore between 2014 and 2018, he played three seasons for Mumbai Indians. Patel won two championships with Mumbai during those three years.

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