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IPL so far III - The Home Stretch

56 matches. 40 days. And the top four teams are finally decided. It took a while to get here. The journey has been truly exciting and entertaining. There have been a few disappointments, many surprises and a lot of joy that has come out of this little trip. The top four teams - Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata, have to now battle it out amongst each other to win the outstanding trophy. Mumbai’s trip to the next level has been quite something indeed. With 20 points out of 14 matches, they top the table. While the key players such as Rohit Sharma, K Pandya, and M McClenaghan play an important role, it is vital for the other players to step up as well and play their role. They won their very first match by four wickets and had a good start. Since then, it has been a smooth ride for them. The month of May was harder for them with a couple of defeats but they got back on track to come back on top. Will this be their third cup? Pune. The newbies in the league, they have done extraordinaril…