IPL 2020 Moneyball Rankings : From Padikkal to Prithvi Shaw, check Top 10 Value for Money buys for the IPL franchises

Indian Premier League close to draw curtains to its third week of bumper ride in UAE. And like its predecessors, IPL 2020 has given many unforgettable moments too. Be it rise of youngsters like Devdutt Padikkal or Prithvi Shaw or the struggles of Chennai Super King; the 13th season been a bearer of many firsts. Even the fantasy players now have to follow IPL updates every day to make the best Dream11 team.

But InsideSport MoneyBall has got you covered. We bring you top 10 most “value for money” players who have justified their price tags, and should be part of your Dream11 playing XI.

What is InsideSport’s Moneyball Value for Money?

Value for Money rankings is derived by dividing a players’ annual salary with his IMPACT POINTS. In simple terms, the gross annual salary of the player is divided by the impact points to arrive at his VALUE FOR MONEY RANK. Players with the lowest amount spent for each impact point get ranking higher up the order.

How will it help you?

While making the Dream11 team, it is important to have the in-form batsmen and bowlers regardless of how big their stature in international cricket. And InsideSport Value for Money can help you make the best decision.

For example, in the top 10 Moneyball Value for Money players, IPL biggies like MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, and Virat Kolhi are missing. Instead RCB youngster Devdutt Padikkal has taken the top spot. But why?

It is because RCB bought him for Rs 20 lakh and he has justified each penny spent. In five matches played, he has scored 178 runs with three fifties. Due to this, his Impact points are 190 and he approx 10, 526.78 ‘Each Impact Point Cost’. Multiply the two and Padikkal has already performed for what he was paid for.

Here is full list of Top 10 Value for Money Players

Value For Money Rank
1
2020 Salary
 20,00,000
Impact Points
190
Each Impact Point Cost
 10,526.32
Value For Money Rank
2
2020 Salary
 20,00,000
Impact Points
58
Each Impact Point Cost
 34,482.76
Value For Money Rank
3
2020 Salary
 1,00,00,000
Impact Points
281
Each Impact Point Cost
 35,587.19
Value For Money Rank
4
2020 Salary
 20,00,000
Impact Points
56
Each Impact Point Cost
 35,714.29
Value For Money Rank
5
2020 Salary
 20,00,000
Impact Points
52
Each Impact Point Cost
 38,461.54
Value For Money Rank
6
2020 Salary
 1,60,00,000
Impact Points
320
Each Impact Point Cost
 50,000.00
Value For Money Rank
7
2020 Salary
 20,00,000
Impact Points
40
Each Impact Point Cost
 50,000.00
Value For Money Rank
8
2020 Salary
 60,00,000
Impact Points
117
Each Impact Point Cost
 51,282.05
Value For Money Rank
9
2020 Salary
 25,00,000
Impact Points
39
Each Impact Point Cost
 64,102.56
Value For Money Rank
10
2020 Salary
 1,20,00,000
Impact Points
185
Each Impact Point Cost
 64,864.86