Warriors determined to forget IPL-V horror show

Apr 05, 2013, 07:42 IST | Agencies

Pune Warriors' new skipper Angelo Mathews said they want to start the IPL-VI afresh and aim for a better result

“It is going to be a fresh start. Past is past, we got to look for the future. We have a great team and we will take one step at a time and focus on our games,” Mathews said on the eve of their IPL-VI opener against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

The Sri Lankan is, excited to lead the side in the cash-rich league. “I am excited to be the captain. We got such a wonderful team,” he said.

Meanwhile, Sangakkara said he expects a tough game today. “It is going to be a tough game. Pune Warriors have some great players. We are just looking to play to our strengths,” Sangakkara said.

Sanga’s wishlist
>> That Shikhar Dhawan’s absence doesn’t hurt
>> Skipper scores big
>> Thisara Perera or Cameroon White plays a cameo in the middle overs
>> Dale Steyn bowls economically
>> Early exit for dangerman Yuvraj Singh

Mathews’ wishlist
>> Openers negotiate Dale Steyn with ease
>> Yuvraj Singh shows his class
>> Smith and Uthappa provide some fireworks
>> Bhuvaneshwar Kumar bowls miserly
>> Abhishek Nayar proves his worth 

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