The IPL 2022 saw quite a few overhauls – two new teams being added, the mega auction where teams splurged close to Rs 550 crore for 204 players to build some new squads. We also saw iconic names going missing and some new captains being announced.
There seems to be a lot of changes this season and a quick glance at the points table tells the same story.
Three of the most successful and storied teams in the history of IPL – Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders – are languishing at the bottom of the points table.
Here is a quick roundup of where these teams stand:
Mumbai – which is at the bottom of the table – has made history by losing all of their first eight matches. Chennai – which is one rung above Mumbai – has lost 6 of the eight matches it has played so far. And lastly, Kolkata has also lost six of the nine matches it has played so far.
But the big question is, what has happened to these three iconic teams? Is it just plain bad luck or does it go deeper?
In today’s episode, we take these questions to die-hard fans of these teams. Joining me today are my colleagues Mythreyee Iyer, Meghnad Bose, Debayan Dutta, and Saptarshi Basak.
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