They have retained their captain and a top-order batter. Williamson will either open the innings or will play at number three. Hence, they will need a dependable batter in their lower middle-order who can be a trusted member. Shakib brings a lot of quality as an all-rounder which is very rare in world cricket currently.
They had two pillars in which one will not be available anymore. Hasan’s ability to bowl alongside batting will help RCB a lot. If Shakib will be there then they will never face any issue of not having a sixth bowler. Shakib’s flexibility when it comes to batting at different positions can be very helpful for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Nevertheless, we can again see him playing for Chennai. The two seasons that he played were disasters for the southpaw as he never looked in touch. He has a good amount of cricket left in him. Hopefully, CSK will rope him in the auction and we will again see Suresh Raina winning games for Chennai.