Not worried: Sekar

Not worried: Sekar

Delhi Daredevils may have been outplayed by defending champions Chennai Super Kings by nine wickets but team mentor TA Sekar ruled out any need to worry.

Daredevils have lost twice in their three outings but are still at the top of the table with 18 points. Sekar said the losses are not a reflection of slip in their momentum. "We lost our top batsmen quickly during the last match (against Super Kings). In the Twenty20 format, there are times when a team loses three-four wickets in a short notice. It is a regular phenomenon,” Sekar said on the eve of their match against Kings XI Punjab.

“Definitely, we should have played better. But we not worried about our loss. There is nothing to worry," Sekar said.  With the middle order not clicking, the pressure has been on skipper Virender Sehwag and David Warner to score. But Sehwag couldn’t find his rhythm in the last two matches, but Sekar downplayed it. "He has scored five consecutive half centuries in Twenty20, which is a record,” Sekar said. “You can't score everyday. He was out to a beauty against Chennai.”

Sekar also backed out of form Ross Taylor, who sat out in the last match. Sekar, however, made it clear that the New Zealander was not dropped. "Ross has not been dropped. He wasn't fit for the last two games. If he is fit, he will certainly play. Just like we depend on Mahela to control the innings, we need a player like Ross, who is a big-hitter," he said.

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