Though we use IPL career figures too, our primary calculations are based on career T20 figures, which include all T20 matches played at all levels – domestic and international, as we believe evaluation in this format of the game does not warrant differentiation of standards and conditions. No other statistical system can combine the results of all tournaments everywhere in this manner to provide these insights.

Team IMPACT – Overall impact of the team based on Individual T20 IMPACT of each player

Batting IMPACT – Overall impact of the team based on Individual T20 Batting IMPACT of each player

Bowling IMPACT – Overall impact of the team based on Individual T20 Bowling IMPACT of each player

SR IMPACT – Team Strike Rate IMPACT based on individual Strike Rate IMPACT of each player in T20 matches

Pressure IMPACT – Ability to absorb pressure of the team based on individual Pressure IMPACT of each player in T20 matches

Econ IMPACT – Team Economy IMPACT based on individual Economy IMPACT of each bowler in T20 matches

Fielding IMPACT – Average fielding ability of the team based on individual Fielding IMPACT of each player in T20 matches

TEAMS

Mumbai – Team IMPACT 2.51 (Batting IMPACT: 1.38, Bowling IMPACT: 1.41, SR IMPACT: 0.05, Pressure IMPACT: 0.07, Econ IMPACT: 0.20, Fielding IMPACT: 0.16)

Chennai- Team IMPACT 2.39 (Batting IMPACT: 1.28, Bowling IMPACT: 1.41, SR IMPACT: 0.02, Pressure IMPACT: 0.08, Econ IMPACT: 0.15, Fielding IMPACT: 0.16)

Kolkata – Team IMPACT 2.38 (Batting IMPACT: 1.37, Bowling IMPACT: 1.31, SR IMPACT: -0.02, Pressure IMPACT: 0.09, Econ IMPACT: 0.13, Fielding IMPACT: 0.15)

Punjab – Team IMPACT 2.38 (Batting IMPACT: 1.29, Bowling IMPACT: 1.40, SR IMPACT: 0.02, Pressure IMPACT: 0.07, Econ IMPACT: 0.18, Fielding IMPACT: 0.19)

Delhi – Team IMPACT 2.32 (Batting IMPACT: 1.30, Bowling IMPACT: 1.44, SR IMPACT: 0.04, Pressure IMPACT: 0.06, Econ IMPACT: 0.19, Fielding IMPACT: 0.14)

Bangalore – Team IMPACT 2.29 (Batting IMPACT: 1.11, Bowling IMPACT: 1.70, SR IMPACT: -0.01, Pressure IMPACT: 0.06, Econ IMPACT: 0.37, Fielding IMPACT: 0.15)

Rajasthan – Team IMPACT 2.28 (Batting IMPACT: 1.14, Bowling IMPACT: 1.67, SR IMPACT: 0.01, Pressure IMPACT: 0.08, Econ IMPACT: 0.29, Fielding IMPACT: 0.14)

Pune – Team IMPACT 2.27 (Batting IMPACT: 1.17, Bowling IMPACT: 1.55, SR IMPACT: -0.01, Pressure IMPACT: 0.08, Econ IMPACT: 0.23, Fielding IMPACT: 0.17)

Kochi – Team IMPACT 2.22 (Batting IMPACT: 1.30, Bowling IMPACT: 1.46, SR IMPACT: -0.03, Pressure IMPACT: 0.06, Econ IMPACT: 0.21, Fielding IMPACT: 0.15)

Hyderabad – Team IMPACT 2.19 (Batting IMPACT: 1.03, Bowling IMPACT: 1.63, SR IMPACT: -0.04, Pressure IMPACT: 0.06, Econ IMPACT: 0.26, Fielding IMPACT: 0.15)

TEN OBSERVATIONS FOR IPL 4

1. Favourite teams for Semi-finals:

Mumbai (Team IMPACT 2.51)

Chennai (Team IMPACT 2.39)

Kolkata (Team IMPACT 2.38)

Punjab (Team IMPACT 2.38)

2. Dark Horses: Pune, Rajasthan

3. Team with best batting unit: Mumbai

4. Team with best bowling unit: Bangalore

5. Most attacking batting unit: Mumbai

6. Team with ability to absorb maximum pressure while batting: Kolkata

7. Most economical bowling unit: Rajasthan

8. Best fielding unit: Punjab

9. Most imbalanced sides: Hyderabad, Bangalore

10. Likely Cannon-fodder for most teams: Hyderabad