Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Shane Watson, yes we know that it is a mighty top four. But a cricket team relies on balance, something which is missing from Royal Challengers Bangalore. While their batting looks cracking, the absence of Mitchell Starc has compounded their already existing bowling worries.
You know you have a problem in your bowling when your most experienced and well known bowler is Watson, who is primarily a batsman. The rest of the bowling looks hopeful at best. And that is not saying that Watson is a gun bowler, he is adequate at best.
A lot has been said about Bangalore not winning the IPL and if they are favourites this time around. But to be honest, their bowlers need something more than their ability with respect to performances if they are to win the IPL this year.