In the ongoing IPL 2020, we have seen some breath-taking action from the best players in the world. The Indian players have combined with International stars as we have witnessed cricket of the highest order.
Before every IPL season, all eyes are set on the most expensive players featuring in the league. Last year in the IPL auction franchise spent a lot of their purse to acquire some key players.
Since IPL 2020 is halfway through and heading towards the business end we take a look at how the top 5 most high-priced players fared in the season so far. After the auction, these players were under extensive pressure to justify their substantial price tag. All these 5 players were overseas performers who all had a winning bid over Rs. 8 crores.
How 5 Most Expensive Players Have Performed In IPL 2020 So Far
5. Nathan Coulter-Nile
The skilled T20 bowler from Australia, Nathan Coulter-Nile was expected to play a key role for Mumbai Indians this season. The defending champions acquired the services of the speedster for Rs. 8 crores.
However, the injury-prone Coulter-Nile once against sustained an injury. In the first 7 seven matches, he was out for action and in his absence, his countrymen James Pattinson did a commendable job. ‘
Finally yesterday against Kolkata Knight Riders the pacer played his maiden match for the season. Understandably Coulter-Nile looked rusty and proved to be the most expensive bowler of his side.
In his 4 overs spell he gave away 51 runs. Now after the horror show, his place in the side looks doubtful for the next match and Pattinson might again replace him for the rest of the season.