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Raina overtakes Hayden in the most valuable players' list

May 22, 2009 11:21 IST

Shane Watson was the most valuable player of IPL 2008. Who will it be this time? Any of the top five ranked players has a chance, with Suresh Raina being the current favourite.

With the IPL league phase over, we decided to list the names of the top 75 players with their rank attached.

Rank Player Team From Runs Str Rate W Eco M MVPI Money ($) PVI Age
1 Suresh Raina CSK IND 414 143.3 7 5.7 13 651 650000 984 22
2 M Hayden CSK AUS 546 145.2 0 -- 11 650 375000 553 37
3 Adam Gilchrist DC AUS 410 142.9 0 -- 14 592 700000 1182 37
4 AB de Villiers DD SA 486 131.0 0 -- 14 583 300000 515 25
5 Rohit Sharma DC IND 297 119.3 11 6.6 14 499 750000 1502 22
6 Brad Hodge KKR AUS 365 117.7 7 8.1 12 467 100000 208 34
7 Irfan Pathan KXI IND 196 124.1 17 7.7 14 453 925000 2042 24
8 J-P Duminy MI SA 372 114.5 4 5.8 13 450 950000 2083 25
9 Yuvraj Singh KXI IND 340 115.3 6 7.1 14 444 1063750 2394 27
10 Dinesh Karthik DD IND 279 133.5 0 -- 14 421 525000 1248 23
11 Yusuf Pathan RR IND 243 132.8 7 6.9 13 412 475000 1136 26
12 Dwayne Bravo MI WI 218 107.4 11 7.8 10 395 150000 358 25
13 R Jadeja RR IND 295 110.9 6 6.5 13 395 30000 75 20
14 H Singh MI IND 84 158.5 12 5.8 13 383 850000 2189 28
15 MS Dhoni CSK IND 304 131.6 0 -- 13 381 1500000 3878 27
16 S Tendulkar MI IND 364 120.1 0 9.7 13 375 1121250 2945 36
17 Jacques Kallis BRC SA 337 109.4 5 8.0 13 366 900000 2424 33
18 Anil Kumble BRC IND 15 83.3 17 5.9 14 361 500000 1384 38
19 Lasith Malinga MI SL 0 0.0 18 6.3 13 344 350000 1004 25
20 Ashish Nehra DD IND 1 100.0 18 6.6 12 342 400000 1135 30
21 RP Singh DC IND 8 47.1 20 7.1 14 342 875000 2560 23
22 T Dilshan DD SL 306 120.9 0 6.5 13 332 250000 743 32
23 Muralitharan CSK SL 8 100.0 13 5.3 12 331 600000 1761 37
24 Shane Warne RR AUS 108 93.1 14 7.3 13 323 450000 1375 39
25 K Sangakkara KXI SL 332 102.5 0 -- 14 321 700000 2181 31
26 B McCullum KKR NZ 285 119.2 0 -- 12 318 700000 2140 27
27 Munaf Patel RR IND 33 126.9 16 6.9 11 317 275000 830 25
28 T Suman DC IND 203 131.8 5 7.2 10 309 30000 92 25
29 S Jayasuriya MI SL 221 115.1 7 8.6 12 302 975000 3136 39
30 A Symonds DC AUS 192 147.7 4 6.8 6 299 1350000 1938 34
31 H Gibbs DC SA 275 107.8 0 -- 12 290 575000 1928 35
32 Dwayne Smith DC WI 215 162.9 1 8.9 6 285 100000 311 26
33 Pragyan Ojha DC IND 1 14.3 15 6.3 13 282 30000 105 22
34 A Nayar MI IND 193 127.0 4 7.0 13 278 100000 355 25
35 Praveen Kumar BRC IND 63 146.5 12 7.8 11 274 300000 1049 22
36 Jayawardene KXI SL 219 132.7 0 -- 10 264 475000 1698 31
37 Dirk Nannes DD AUS 0 -- 15 7.2 12 263 70000 258 33
38 Albie Morkel CSK SA 77 145.3 12 8.2 11 262 650000 2372 27
39 Ross Taylor BRC NZ 236 134.1 0 13.0 9 255 100000 365 25
40 Piyush Chawla KXI IND 31 86.1 12 6.9 14 249 400000 1605 20
41 P Sangwan DD IND 6 66.7 15 7.7 12 244 30000 120 18
42 G Gambhir DD IND 286 104.8 0 -- 14 239 725000 3037 27
43 Virat Kohli BRC IND 215 110.8 0 7.7 14 238 300000 1263 20
44 R v d Merwe BRC SA 88 122.2 8 7.5 8 233 75000 295 24
45 Rahul Dravid BRC IND 218 119.8 0 -- 11 232 1035000 4279 36
46 Amit Mishra DD IND 26 136.8 11 7.2 10 226 30000 125 26
47 David Warner DD AUS 163 124.4 0 -- 6 216 250000 1026 22
48 Shadab Jakati CSK IND 20 133.3 12 7.5 8 213 30000 129 28
49 Ishant Sharma KKR IND 16 123.1 11 6.9 11 210 950000 4325 20
50 V Sehwag DD IND 159 148.6 0 -- 10 204 833750 3858 30
51 Mark Boucher BRC SA 145 131.8 0 -- 10 199 450000 2132 32
52 Chris Gayle KKR WI 171 119.6 1 7.6 7 196 800000 2280 29
53 Naman Ojha RR IND 168 116.7 0 -- 8 195 30000 141 25
54 MN van Wyk KKR 167 126.5 0 -- 5 193 50000 226
55 Venugopal Rao DC IND 124 110.7 4 8.1 14 186 30000 161 27
56 L Balaji CSK IND 4 40.0 13 8.5 12 184 30000 159 27
57 Yusuf Abdulla KXI SA 0 -- 14 8.6 9 179 50000 259 26
58 Robin Uthappa BRC IND 158 101.9 0 -- 13 173 800000 4565 23
59 Rajat Bhatia DD IND 4 25.0 10 6.7 7 171 30000 158 29
60 Amit Singh RR IND 1 33.3 9 5.4 5 170 30000 154 27
61 S Badrinath CSK IND 176 108.0 0 -- 13 168 30000 176 28
62 Simon Katich KXI AUS 145 123.9 0 -- 9 167 200000 1114 33
63 Laxmi Shukla KKR IND 83 97.6 3 7.1 9 163 30000 171 28
64 Graeme Smith RR SA 212 98.1 0 -- 12 162 475000 2848 28
65 K Pietersen BRC ENG 93 109.4 4 6.5 6 160 1550000 4145 28
66 Daniel Vettori DD NZ 34 106.3 7 7.8 7 160 625000 3510 30
67 Ajinkya Rahane MI IND 144 117.1 1 5.0 8 156 40000 235 20
68 Sourav Ganguly KKR IND 189 91.3 2 8.1 13 154 1092500 6981 36
69 Jacob Oram CSK NZ 79 91.9 5 8.1 10 148 675000 4315 30
70 Manish Pandey BRC IND 116 154.7 0 -- 3 142 30000 178 19
71 Brett Lee KXI AUS 28 82.4 5 5.6 5 139 900000 2682 32
72 David Hussey KKR AUS 98 166.1 0 8.5 4 137 675000 1967 31
73 Ravi Bopara KXI ENG 138 116.0 0 3.8 5 136 450000 1368 24
74 D Mascarenhas RR ENG 39 100.0 6 6.8 5 136 100000 640 31
75 Murali Kartik KKR IND 21 105.0 4 5.9 10 135 425000 2968 32

For the statistically-minded, this list contains a wealth of information, and readers can amuse themselves by making a wide variety of lists using counts, totals and averages, based on the team, country, age, player price etc. We hope to carry a detailed analysis after this IPL ends.

Srinivas Bhogle now works for TEOCO Software Pvt Ltd. This note is based on the detailed IPL1 analysis carried out by Purnendu Maji in 2008. The paisa vasool index uses a model developed by M J Manohar Rao and Rajeeva L Karandikar

Srinivas Bhogle