By Jaideep Varma and Jatin Thakkar
We look at the 28 players who were traded publicly in IPL 2012 and determine their value to their teams in terms what was spent on them and what kind of an impact they had.
It would have been great to do this across all players playing in IPL 2012 but it is not possible to do that given that their latest money values are not public. The story from just this is rather interesting too.
It is interesting that Delhi Daredevils have the highest impact value player this year (Bracewell) and also the lowest (Jayawardene). The latter is a high impact player and a costly buy whereas Bracewell was a very smart buy – however, so far, DD has not given enough space to Bracewell to strut his stuff.
Rajasthan Royals has spent wisely this year – Cooper, Hogg and Hodge their best buys. As per career T20 impact numbers, Dinesh Chandimal has been an outstanding buy – but unfortunately, he has not played much yet in IPL 5 – perhaps something they will rectify later. Read More »from Bang on for the Money