Mumbai Indians, defending Champions, have been dismantled and destroyed by five of the seven remaining teams so far. Another defeat here, most likely, will condemn them to a sixth consecutive defeat and put them in danger of the first-ever first-round clean sweep of losses. No team has begun with 6 consecutive losses, leave alone 7.
Only this time, they will play at their spiritual home. In Mumbai. Back to India – a venue that will host the final in which MI will not figure. Away from the heat of UAE, perhaps it is what the league needs to showcase a quick turnaround in fortunes for most every team — because as of now, there are only two teams heads and shoulders above the rest. As usual, one of them is CSK. The other is —
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