Going down to Mumbai Indians by 23 runs in Sunday's game, the George Bailey-led side remained with just 2 wins in the competition so far and Bangar blamed the batting for the team's poor show.

"It's just that batsmen are really trying very hard, but its not coming off. Because of that we are not able to chase down the scores which we generally have the capacity to chase down. So, I think that's probably one of the reasons," Bangar said in the post-match conference.

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Kings XI though have five more games to go in season eight and Bangar did put up a brave front when asked about the team's future.

"It's definitely an uphill task, but you start everyday fresh and you try and win one game at a time. We will try to do that for next five games, lets see where we end up," he added.

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Chasing 173 for a win, Kings XI could only muster 149 for seven in 20 overs and Bangar opined the batsmen failed to hit the desired boundaries.

Commenting on the strategy for the upcoming matches, he said, "We will try to play an aggressive game, which has been our strength. Once we click, I am hopeful we will be able to put up a big score or chase down any target."

On the question of tampering with the playing XI far too often, Bangar blamed it on circumstances.

"Manan (Vohra) was indisposed, he was hospitalised because of dehydration and was on drips, that was a big letdown for us. We are hoping that he would be available for us in the upcoming games. Apart from that we brought Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Johnson..if you see most teams have ended up using nearly 18 players and we have not been any different,” coach added.

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