IPL 2020: 5 big names who have failed to live up to their massive price tag

IPL 2020: It would not be wrong to say that so far in this year’s IPL we have witnessed the young guns taking all the limelight. Be it Delhi Capitals’ Prithvi Shaw, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Devdutt Padikkal or Kolkata Knight Riders’ Shubman Gill, the youngsters have played a pivotal role in helping their respective teams win. The old warhorses, on the other hand, are yet to adapt to the UAE conditions and fo all-out blazing. As we near the end of week three, InsideSport brings you five big names who have failed to live up to their prize tag.

1). Sunil Narine:
TOTAL IPL INCOME: ₹ 827,478,000

Kolkata Knight Riders blasting opener and magician bowler Sunil Narine still has to produce a big show in this IPL. As of now he has played 4 matches and scored just 27 runs with an average of 6.75 and also his bowling figures are not that impressive as he has an economy of 8.5 with just 2 wickets in 4 games.

2). Glenn Maxwell:
TOTAL IPL INCOME: ₹ 491,775,400

The All-rounder Glenn Maxwell’s bat has remained meekly so far in this IPL as he still looking to make his impact on the game. He has played 5 matches and just scored over 40 runs with an average of 13.67. Maxwell’s form will be a big concern for KXIP if they have to make an impact in last overs of the innings.

3.) Chris Morris:
TOTAL IPL INCOME: ₹ 429,293,750

The South Africa all-rounder was one of the top buys at the IPL 2020 Player Auction when he was sold to the RCB for a whopping INR 10 cr. But he still has to play his first match in this year’s IPL and his form and consistency would be a big question once he gets a chance to play for RCB this year.

4). Pat Cummins:
TOTAL IPL INCOME: ₹ 220,000,000

Pat Cummins was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for Rs. 15.5 crore in the IPL 2020 auction. However, Aussie fast bowling machine Cummins is remained underdog in this year’s IPL. He has played 4 matches so far and took only 2 wickets with an economy of 9.29. He would be the guy KKR will be keeping their eyes on to make an impact in upcoming matches.

5). Ben Stokes:
TOTAL IPL INCOME: ₹ 520,000,000

Rajasthan Royals star and All round performer Ben Stokes yet to play in this year’s IPL and he is expected to play today against MI in matchday 20 of Dream11 IPL 2020. He will be the key player for Royals to battle out with other teams in this year’s IPL.