All the IPL franchises spent big bugs to buy match winners but instead these players have so far failed to justify the huge amount of money poured into on them. Here, we have listed some dashing players who not only failed to perform but also let their teams down.


Yuvraj Singh (DD)-  The most expensive player of IPL 8 is yet to fire for Delhi Daredevils. The GMR group spent a whopping Rs 16 crore for Yuvraj, in order to revive the team from past flops. But it seems this buying is proving to be a bit costlier as Yuvraj failed to perform in this edition of the IPL. The left handed-batsman has scored merely 125 runs in 7 matches with a lone fifty under his belt. Yuvraj, who is eyeing an international comeback, has to step up and get out of poor form as quickly as possible.

Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)- The man who was one of the reasons for Kings XI Punjab's rise in IPL 2014 has performed very poorly in this edition. His poor form has compelled table bottoms KXIP to replace him with compatriot Shaun Marsh. It was expected that the Aussie all-rounder, who came in IPL 8 after world cup highs, will show some batting fireworks but he failed.

Ravindra Jadeja (CSK)- The Chennai Super Kings all-rounder, popularly known as Sir Jadeja, has not performed either. In his 8 outings for CSK, Jadeja has scored merely 82 runs and has taken only 5 wickets. Jadeja has been struggling long time since India's tour down under and ICC World Cup. After his failure on Indian pitches, Jadeja needs to bring variation in his bowling and has to do some responsible batting in lower order.  

Yusuf Pathan (KKR)- The hard hitting batsman has been inconsistent for Kolkata Knight Riders this season. How can one forget his 72 runs off just 22 balls against KXIP in which he single handedly took  KKR into the finals of IPL 2014. It is just a matter of time but we can expect some hard hitting from Yusuf in the later half of IPL.
Sanju Samson (RR)- The young and promising cricketer from Kerala was one of the emerging players in IPL 7, which also earned him a maiden International call for Indian team later in the year. This talented young batsman has everything to be India's next top cricketer. With the comeback of RR skipper Shane Watson after injury as an opener has made Samson's batting order a bit unstable, which is clearly impacting on his batting. The 20-year-old lad has a long way to go and plenty of time to acclimatize in any batting order. His knock of 76 runs against MI last night indicated of him returning to form.   

Dinesh Karthik(RCB)- Bought for Rs 10.5 crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore, to fill the space of permanent wicket-keeper hasn't proved good enough for them. He has just managed to score 70 runs in 5 innings with an average of 14. However, his recent score of 27 runs from 18 balls against Rajasthan might pump in some confidence in Karthik..  

Vinay Kumar (MI)-  The Karnataka Ranji captain who led his team to Ranji trophy victory has failed to make any impact in IPL 8. Vinay has taken just one  wicket in 5 matches for Mumbai Indians, which itself tells the miserable story. The fast bowler has also been expensive with an economy of around 8 run per over.

Naman Ojha (SRH)- The wicket-keeper batsman has till now looked out of colour. He throws his wicket many times which puts Hyderabad in deep trouble while chasing. He needs to carry the kind of start provided by openers David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan and see the team through the death overs. Naman Ojha has to score responsibly and play mature cricket if Hyderabad needs to make it off to IPL finals.

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