Since its inception in 2008, the IPL has a habit of making stars of lesser known cricketers. This exiled campaign in the UAE has been no exception.
Some of the heroes of this season have been journeymen cast off by other franchises, as well as unheralded, uncapped Indians, and a mystery spinner who gave up a career as an architect to give cricket a go.
Conversely, not all the stars who were meant to shine have delivered. These have been some of the hits and misses of the league phase.
The photo gallery above looks at six players who have shone in the UAE and another six who have struggled this season. To move on to the next photo, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.