The players with lesser salaries, if given a chance to play, expectedly churn out to the better “value for money” or give better returns on investments to the franchisees. The leg-spinner Mayank Markande had topped the bill in this category in the last season. The mere ₹20 lakh purchase of Mumbai Indians, Markande for his seven wickets and ten runs from three games has aggregated 80 points. This performance made him the best Value for Money deal of the season so far with a per performance point cost of ₹ 25,000
2018: Mumbai Indians: INR 20 Lakhs
2019: Mumbai Indians: INR 20 Lakhs
According to the professional sports’ salary calculator Moneyball an aggregate INR 40 lakhs salary, places Mayank at the 481st position in the Moneyball IPL Player rankings.
The three times IPL winners Mumbai Indians will play their second game of this season at the Royals Challengers Bangalore’s home ground M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore at 8 pm today.