Since the inception of Indian Premier League in 2008, the players are picked -up in the auctions based on their performances in their own countries or other international T20 tournaments. The franchisees supported by technical expert’s pick- up the players based on the talent, performance and also potentials especially among the uncapped players in the country. Ben Stokes, Pawan Negi etc are some examples who were picked up at a huge price but could not perform to their known abilities.
The 2018 edition of Indian Premier League has seen some top quality players not performing according to the price they were bought or expected performance.
Look at the 4 current IPL players who are likely to retire or go unsold in next year IPL :