Ravindra Jadeja, who took over as captain of Chennai Tremendous Kings this yr, has had a baptism by fireplace thus far with three straight defeats within the opening fixtures.
The skipper, nonetheless, refused to set the alarm bells ringing and felt the crew may get its title defence marketing campaign on monitor quickly.
“In T20 cricket it’s a matter of only one match. If we get that first win, we are going to get that momentum and we’re simply looking for that one win,” mentioned Jadeja after the crew’s 54-run loss to Punjab Kings on Sunday.
“We’ve skilled gamers who know their roles and do not must be instructed something. We’re working onerous and hoping what we need to do clicks,” he mentioned.
The crew is feeling the absence of opening bowler Deepak Chahar as neither Tushar Deshpande nor Mukesh Choudhary has managed to choose up wickets within the PowerPlay and have leaked runs, too.
“It’s at all times vital to get wickets within the PowerPlay. As a bowling unit, you need two-three wickets. We’re lacking Deepak and his early breakthroughs and his return will make the bowling unit stronger,” mentioned Jadeja.
Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad, who topped the run charts final yr, too has struggled thus far within the three video games however the skipper backed him to return good quickly.
Commenting on the chase, Jadeja defined, “from ball one, we did not get the momentum we had been searching for. Should you lose early wickets, you aren’t getting that rhythm and discover it troublesome.”