Excitement and anticipation build as a new season approaches, but the team, managed by young Akash Ambani, faces pressure to repeat as IPL champions.
After the season-opening game against Chennai, MI focuses some time on team bonding. A key injury leads to opportunity for an Australian newcomer.
The team plays an emotional match in front of 21,000 underprivileged children in Mumbai. Captain Rohit Sharma feels the weight of MI's struggles.
A slow start to the season has everybody wondering if too many players are thinking of themselves over the team. One contender steps up to speak out.
Desperately needing a win against Chennai, MI coaches make changes to the lineup, and Rohit Sharma calls a players-only meeting to spark the team.
An injury to Evin Lewis puts MI in a tough spot, and it comes down to the last over again against RCB. After that, another road game looms in Indore.
Two Kolkata matches give MI a chance to move into the top four. Ishan Kishan has a breakout performance. A backup player copes with disappointment.
The season comes down to two final matches. MI needs a win in both to advance to the playoffs and keep hope alive for a second consecutive IPL title.