IPL 2019 is in the history books now, with the Mumbai Indians defeating the Chennai Super Kings to win their fourth IPL championship. Rohit Sharma's men played positive cricket right from ball one, and that made the difference in the end.
Apart from the two finalists, the other six teams also made sure that there was healthy competition in the league. The points difference (1) between the number 4 team and the number 8 team in the league indicates how competitive the tourney was.
It is said that the season does not commence when the first ball is bowled, but when the first player is up for grabs in the IPL auction. Teams like Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians are known for their smart budgeting techniques.
It is important to have the star players in the squad but at the same time it is also necessary to have strong supporting players who make sure that the team performs well. In this article, we take a look at the top 5 value for money players of IPL 12:
#5 Lasith Malinga
Price - INR 2 crore
IPL 2019 performance - Matches - 12, Wickets - 16, 4 wicket-hauls - 2
#4 Deepak Chahar
Price - INR 80 lakh
IPL 2019 performance - Matches - 17, Wickets - 22, Economy Rate - 7.47
#3 Imran Tahir
Price - INR 1 crore
IPL 2019 performance - Matches - 17, Wickets - 26, Purple Cap winner
#2 Jonny Bairstow
Price - INR 2.20 crore
IPL 2019 performance - Matches - 10, Runs - 445, Highest Score - 114
#1 Shreyas Gopal
Price - INR 20 lakh
IPL 2019 performance - Matches - 14, Wickets - 20, Hat-trick - 1
Source : www.sportskeeda.com