Javinder Singh | cricket20
Despite reaching the final four in each of the previous two seasons the Royal Challengers Bangalore will be looking to go one step further with a completely revamped team for 2011.
With the exception of a few players most of the team has been completely revamped with the like of Rahul Dravid, Jacques Kallis and Kevin Pietersen dropped by the team.
Instead the Royals Challengers have looked to more youthful players including South Africa AB de Villiers and Sri Lankan Tillakaratne Dilshan.
New skipper Daniel Vettori will also be able to call on the likes of Virat Kohli, Saurabh Tiwary and Cheteshwar Pujara to boost the Royal Challengers top order.
Despite their riches with the bat the Royal Challengers weakness will be their bowling attack which, with the exception of Vettori as no other internationally recognized spinner in the squad.
Although limited by selection Vettori will still be able call on players like Abhimanyu Mithun, Zaheer Khan, Charl Langeveldt and Dirk Nannes to spearhead the franchises attack.
Key Player - Virat Kohli, the big hitting 22 year old was a star in the making last year and it’s easy to see why he was retained by the Royal Challengers.
Kohli burst onto the international seen smashing 270 runs during last year’s tournament and the youngster will be expected to play an even larger role in 2011.