Most IPL fans will agree that of all the teams in tournament, Mumbai Indians have the most filmi track record. They start very poorly, manage to qualify somehow and go on to win the tournament in a dramatic style like a masala Bollywood movie. The team’s success has all the ingredients for a blockbuster movie. Netflix clearly saw the dramatic potential of this and has decided to release a docu-series on the team’s journey on the top
Over the years, the franchise has groomed players like Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya and others who have gone on to play for India at the highest level. The eight-part docu-series will cover the team’s journey on the road and never-seen-before footage.
The series streams on Netflix on March 1. Finally, the fans of the much-loved franchise will get to see players’ emotions after wins and losses. It is expected that
Netflix India announced the release of the series on Twitter yesterday:
Sleepless nights? Nervous nail biting? Screaming at your screen?
If you’ve experienced any or all of these symptoms you might have Cricket Fever, premieres 1st March. pic.twitter.com/Ujl1tq6Els
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) February 5, 2019
Here’s how fans reacted to the announcement:
— Mahima Parmar (@sarcasticmaniac) February 5, 2019
Tickling the funny bone
One question. Does the series also begin after the 4th episode because @mipaltan don’t start their ipl before game 5
— ARYAN (@unitedaryan) February 5, 2019
And there will be climax of three times..lifting the cup
— Mounish Mahendra (@mounishmahi_28) February 5, 2019
In the past, there have been documentaries on football clubs like Manchester City, Juventus to name a few.