Daredevils eager to exploit Super Kings' recent failures

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New Delhi, May 7 (UNI) The Indian Premier League has already itnessed some major changes in the points tally in its three weeks' history, but as Delhi Daredevils gear up to take on Dhoni's boys here tomorrow, the home team captain Virender Sehwag exuded confidence saying his side will look to exploit Chennai Super Kings' depleted morale after three successive defeats.

''In the first few games Chennai Super Kings' batting combinations were working well for them but now all the teams have read their game and it will be a little difficult for them to maintain it,'' a confident Sehwag told mediapersons at Feroz Shah Kotla here today.

Sehwag added that he has played under the Super Kings' skipper Mahender Singh Dhoni and knows a few things about his captaincy ''It will not be an easy task to read Dhoni's game plan but yes playing with him will help me a bit.

''We have already played with every team except for Kolkata Knight Riders in the tournament and know a thing or two about all the teams,'' he said.

The hard-hitting opener admitted that the Super Kings have a decent bowling attack but added that it will be the batting that the Daredevils will look to target and curb the visitors' scoring rate.

''We would like to repeat our previous performance against them (Super Kings) and restrict them to a low total.

''No side can be considered as weak in this format and even a single player can win the match for his side,'' he added.

The Daredevils success in the IPL's brief history has been bolstered by their openers who have performed well in the tournament so far.

''Openers are very important to any side. Whenever the openers have played well, the team have went on to post a win and same is the case with us,'' Sehwag said.

He further added that the absence of New Zealand captain Daniel Vittori, who bowled a miser spell of left-arm spin against Banglore Royal Challengers, will not hurt his side.

''For me we have two good spin bowlers in Shoaib Malik and Virender Sehwag to do the job. Its the pacers that we hope will perform better this time,'' he said.

He, however, hinted a few changes for tomorrow's game but stressed that he will prefer to keep the winning combination going.


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