The four-time champions, however, will face struggling Kings XI Punjab later today and are likely to re-occupy the top-spot, considering their recent form. Moreover, the record-champions are also edging towards a place in the IPL 2020 playoffs, having won 6 games from a possible 8, and need just 4 points to seal their birth.
They've been the strongest team, not just this season, but for nearly a decade and the number of titles they've won is a fair reflection of their supremacy.
The Rohit Sharma-led side are vowing for their fifth title this season, but this might not be a good prospect for the league or the sport in general.
Having said that, here are 4 reasons why Mumbai Indians winning the IPL won't be good for the league:
1. THE DECREASE IN VIEWERSHIP
Not a long ago, Cricket was regarded as a sport contested by the Commonwealth nations, while in some cases, people weren't even aware of the game. However, IPL with its global viewership has limited the damage. Players from countries like Afghanistan, Nepal, and most recently from the USA, have also been part of the cash-rich league.
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