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?MS Dhoni often calls Chennai as his second homeThe most-attended cricket league in the world has completed a decade. Over these years, an emotional attachment has established among the players and their franchises, specifically with the ones they kicked-off their campaign along. The IPL auction 2018 observed many such cricketers who returned to the teams that they once represented in the inaugural edition.Reaching the tail-end of their IPL careers, these players might find themselves lucky to play for their first ever IPL teams in the dusk of their expedition.?#5 Amit Mishra – Delhi Daredevils?He is the second-highest wicket-taker in the IPLAmit Mishra started his career with Delhi Daredevils in 2008. He has been the most consistent leg-spinner in the history of the tournament, picking a record-making three hat-tricks in his journey and that too for three different franchises.In 2011, he went on to play for Deccan Chargers and then Sunrisers Hyderabad but returned to DD in 2015 to ply his skills for them. In 2018 auction, the 35-year-old was again signed by his home side and could be his last franchise in his successful IPL career.Performance for DD:Bowling: Inns. – 75Wkts. – 78Eco – 7.49#4 Murali Vijay – Chennai Super Kings?Vijay only plays test cricket for IndiaThe Indian opener made his IPL debut in 2009 for Chennai Super Kings. Murali Vijay’s memories with the yellows have been gratifying as he played a vital role in CSK’s maiden title triumph in 2010, the season where he scored his first IPL century – 127 off just 56 balls.Furthermore, ‘the monk’ scored match-winning 95 in 2011 finals and led his team to consecutive title wins, a feat that only CSK has achieved.After spending a few years with DD and KXIP, the 34-year-old was roped-in by CSK once again in 2018 auctions, and he won’t be bothered if his career ends with them.Performance for CSK:Batting:Inns.- 83Runs – 2097SR – 125.41?#3 Yuvraj Singh – Kings XI Punjab?He is one of the contenders to lead KXIP this yearThe left-hander from Chandigarh started his IPL career with Kings XI Punjab in the inaugural season, where he led the side for two years. Yuvraj Singh holds a unique record of picking the most number of hat-tricks in a season – two in 2009.In 2011, the southpaw left KXIP and proceeded to play for four different franchises in seven years namely Pune Warriors India, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad, before being picked-up by KXIP at his base price in 2018.Turning 37 this year, it might be his ultimate franchise in the IPL.Performance for KXIP:Batting:Inns.- 42Runs – 894SR – 132.05?#2 Gautam Gambhir – Delhi Daredevils?He has captained DD before in 2010 seasonThe two-time IPL trophy winning captain, Gautam Gambhir started his journey with Delhi Daredevils in 2008. He spent three years with his home side before being drafted by Kolkata Knight Riders.He is one of the most consistent opening batsmen in the IPL history, scoring fifty in every 4th inning on an average. After spending a majority of his career with KKR, Gauti was signed once again by DD for INR 2.80 crores.The 36-year-old is set to lead the Delhi based team, which could well be his last IPL franchise.Performance for DD:Batting:Inns.- 43Runs – 1115SR – 122.52?#1 Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Chennai Super Kings?Led CSK to title wins in 2010 & 2011The captain cool was bagged-in by Chennai Super Kings as the most expensive player in the inaugural season, soon after becoming the leader of the Indian Cricket Team in 2008.MS Dhoni took CSK’s success to dizzying heights and entering the playoffs turned out to be a cakewalk for them, as he became the only captain to play six finals in the IPL history.Some controversial matters compelled him to join Rising Pune Supergiants for a two-year period, but he is set to rejoin his ‘second-home’ after Ranchi this year. Coming at the tail of his career, the 36-year-old could write his final chapter in the IPL with CSK.Performance for CSK:Batting:Inns.- 139Runs – 3435SR – 139.52?