Adam Gilchrist [Images] is IPL 2009's most valuable player staggering 753 runs.
RP Singh is top wicket taker of 23 wkts in 16 matches
Information about Deccan Charges
Play for: Hyderabad, Situated in southern India. Owned by media group Deccan Chronicle.
Owners: Deccan Chronicle (newspaper group)
Cost: $107.01 million
Coach: Darren Lehmann (AUS)
Captain: Adam Gilchrist (AUS)
Foreign players: Adam Gilchrist (AUS), Andrew Symonds (AUS), Chamara Silva (SRI), Chaminda Vaas (SRI), Dwayne Smith (WIS), Fidel Edwards (WIS), Herschelle Gibbs (RSA), Nuwan Zoysa (SRI), Ryan Harris (AUS), Scott Styris (NZL).
India stars: VVS Laxman, Pragyan Ojha, Rohit Sharma, Rudra Pratap Singh.
Most expensive pick: Andrew Symonds (Australia, $1.35m)
2. Cyclone Aila weakens; 23 killed in W Bengal, India. Trains cancelled, resheduled due to cyclone
3. In politics, P. Chidambaram sworn as Home minister, A. K. Antony as Defence minister, Pranab Mukerjee as Finance minister, SM Krishna as External affairs minister under congress heading Manmohan Singh as Prime minister.
4. Veteran Communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal was on Monday sworn in as the Prime Minister of Nepal.
5. In entertainment, Rap star T.I. threw himself a going-away party Sunday night as he was scheduled to head to prison Tuesday to start a 366-day sentence. Tickets for the show started at just $10, according to the arena, which called the event "T.I.'s Final Goodbye Bash."
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