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Injured Virender Sehwag to miss Rajasthan Royals tie

Press Trust of India
Apr 05, 2013 at 09:19pm IST

New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils opener David Warner has confirmed that Virender Sehwag will also sit out on Saturday's Indian Premier League match against Rajasthan Royals as he is yet to fully recover from back spasm.

"He (Sehwag) is not playing tomorrow as he has not fully recovered. He is a lot better than what was before although his movement has been a bit sluggish," Warner told reporters on the eve of Daredevils' first home match at Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi.

Sehwag missed IPL's opening game against the defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens, which the hosts won by 6 wickets on Wednesday. The 34-year-old dropped in at Kotla on Friday but did not join his team-mates at the nets. He had an extensive session on the physio's table carrying out his rehabilitation process.

Injured Sehwag to miss Rajasthan Royals tie

Sehwag missed IPL's opening game against the defending champions KKR at Eden Gardens, which hosts won by 6 wickets.

Warner also said that despite the absence of big players like Sehwag, Kevin Pietersen and Jesse Ryder, every member of the team was capable of taking up responsibility to win matches for the team.

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