Big Spenders Still Searching for Returns

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Big Spenders Still Searching for Returns
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If willingness to put millions behind desire was a guarantee of success, Mumbai Indians should have been IPL winners multiple times by now. Year after year, auction after auction, they have poured in the big bucks and signed the biggest names, but the prize has always eluded them. The IPL is only five seasons old, and there are more franchises that haven't won it than those that have, but the tag of free-spending underachievers has belonged to Mumbai. Three successive seasons of making the IPL knockouts and a Champions League title haven't quite been able to shake off that label. That's the price you pay for assembling so many overseas and Indian stars...

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