The first edition of the Indian Premier League saw rookies transforming into rockstars. And there is no doubt why it would be any different this time.
Mashrafe Mortaza was the biggest suprise of IPL 2 even before the tournament began.
This Australian pacer is not an unknown face. Missing out on the first season, Tait was taken by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1.8 crore as the defending champions lost their pace spearhead Sohail Tanvir.
New Zealand opener Jesse Ryder's IPL price tag of about 74 lakh rupees is now being called daylight robbery.
It was real daredevilry by David Warner to become the first batsman to use a double-sided bat. He smashed 89 off 43 balls on his T20 debut, the second fastest 50 ever in T20.
Also hailed as Jonty Rhodes' replacement, JP Duminy was taken Mumbai Indians for a whopping sum of Rs. 4.7 crore.