This year the IPL group stages saw two new teams introduced to the competition, Kochi Tuskers and Pune Warriors, bringing the total teams involved to 10. The number of players involved in the competition increased and so did the level of performances in most cases.
With the group stages now over, we know for sure that the top four teams are Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.
But who are the top players from the group stages?
Let's have a look at my top 5.