Deccan Chargers coach Darren Lehmann today said the defending champions need to improve in all areas of the game to stay in hunt for a semifinal berth in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo said Sachin Tendulkar's leadership and the contributions from domestic cricketers have played a major role in Mumbai Indians' good display in this year's Indian Premier League.
Bangalore Royal Challengers captain Anil Kumble attributed his side's five wicket defeat to Chennai Super Kings to the loss of momentum towards end of their batting, saying that it had made them 20 runs short of a challenging total.
Deccan Chargers captain Adam Gilchrist blamed inconsistent batting for his team's back-to-back defeats and hoped the mistakes would be rectified against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League
Warne, who is here to lead Rajasthan Royals in Wednesday's match against Delhi Daredevils, said he was concerned about the impact of the IPL on the youngsters, saying their ultimate goal should be to play for their country.
Jayawardene will lead the side on Tuesday after regular skipper Kumar Sangakkara was banned for one match following the team's third slow over-rate offence in the competition.
After his team slumped to their fifth defeat in six matches, Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia said decision to replace Yuvraj Singh with Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara as captain has not backfired
Mumbai Indians off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said the team would like to clinch two crucial points against Deccan Chargers to facilitate their entry into the semi-finals of the Indian Premier League.
Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Ray Jennings admitted that his team lacked the momentum and Delhi Daredevils outperformed them in all the departments of the game.
After suffering their third straight loss in the Indian Premier League with a seven-wicket defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians in Mumbai tonight, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Sourav Ganguly said his team fell 10 to 15 runs short of a competitive total.
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Anil Kumble lauded in-form all-rounder Jacques Kallis for the team's fine run in the third edition of the Indian Premier League.
Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne was thrilled with the performance of his team after winning their first match in the third edition of Indian Premier League.
The former Australian opener took the bat, which has a smaller blade and a long handle, when he was on 19 with the team's score at 27 for one at 3.1 overs.
Whatmore said that there was no injury worry on the eve of their match against Rajasthan Royals.
Dhoni sustained an elbow injury in Kolkata which ruled him out of action for 10 days, elevating Raina to the captain's post.