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13 Things That Are Worth The Same Amount As The Chennai Super Kings, Apparently

You should be able to afford a lot of things if you can afford an IPL team. Not if that team is CSK, though.

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Wrong. According to reports, the CSK side was recently valued at all of ₹5 Lakh by its owners, India Cements.

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A few months ago, the Supreme Court had stated that board officials could not own IPL teams. The then BCCI President/India Cements owner N. Srinivasan was, thus, forced to sell the franchise to a subsidiary. It was also stipulated that 5% of the sale value was to be paid to the BCCI — a sum that turned out to be a grand total of ₹25,000, thanks to India Cements' most honest accountants.

1. Casting Shah Rukh Khan in your movie... for 12 seconds.

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Taking a conservative ₹40 crore estimate for a 2.5 hour film... Yep, 12 seconds of SRK is all ₹5 lakh will buy you. 6 loops of this gif, if you will.

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8. Tuition fees & expenses for one semester at IIM, Ahmedabad.

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Hey, 1/4th an MBA should still give you some idea on how to manage a business as effectively as N. Srinivasan.

9. Alternatively, you can just hire an IIM grad to manage your business... for, like, 4 months.

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Have you seen their pay packages? And this is only if you go for an average IIM grad.

11. Hiring Falguni Pathak to perform 1/3rd her set during Navratri.

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She gets ₹16 lakhs a night(!) when festival season is on. Even 3 CSKs won't pay enough to hire this woman if the IPL opening ceremony was held during that time.

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13. MS Dhoni in your team for 12 balls of an entire IPL season.

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CSK retained him in their team for $3 million this season. That's $3 million for 16 matches of 40 overs each. The CSK franchise is actually only worth 2 overs of their captain's time.

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