Royal Challengers Bangalore Debates http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates en admin@royalchallengers.com Copyright2014 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/-45 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/-45#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : <br />Against Summary : 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Should Daniel Vettori open the bowling for RCB? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-daniel-vettori-open-the-bowling-for-rcb http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-daniel-vettori-open-the-bowling-for-rcb#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : In the T20 scenario with field restrictions on and openers looking to use the pace of the new ball.<br />Against Summary : Vettori has been great in creating and sustaining pressure in the crucial middle overs. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Should Virat Kohli open the innings for RCB along with Chris Gayle? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-virat-kohli-open-the-innings-for-rcb-along-with-chris http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-virat-kohli-open-the-innings-for-rcb-along-with-chris#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : If both of our top batman open the innings, together they can take advantage of restricted fielding & add a huge score.<br />Against Summary : Virat being experienced at that position should not be experimented with his form as it may work reverse. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Is the T20 format inherently advantageous for batsmen? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/is-the-t20-format-inherently-advantageous-for-batsmen http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/is-the-t20-format-inherently-advantageous-for-batsmen#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Yes T20 is designed in such a way that it holds more advantages for batsmen. <br />Against Summary : T20 is a great for bowlers because they are forced to develop their game considering the big payday that it offers. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Can we build very different teams for different conditions? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/can-we-build-very-different-teams-for-different-conditions http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/can-we-build-very-different-teams-for-different-conditions#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : A good idea that could be revolutionary.<br />Against Summary : An idea that will help opponents more than it will help the team 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Do T20 skills help players in Tests? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/do-t20-skills-help-players-in-tests http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/do-t20-skills-help-players-in-tests#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Skills helps the game, not just the player <br />Against Summary : T20 specialists are good at only one form of cricket 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Should Virat Kohli replace Yuvraj in the Tests against WI? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-virat-kohli-replace-yuvraj-in-the-tests-against-wi http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-virat-kohli-replace-yuvraj-in-the-tests-against-wi#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Yuvraj has had his chances, spread over 7 years since his debut in 2003 to seal a Test spot.<br />Against Summary : Dropping a player without giving them adequate chances is no good for the team, captain and especially for players. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Is it unfair to drop players from the National squad without giving them a game? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/isnt-it-unfair-to-drop-players-from-the-national-squad-without http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/isnt-it-unfair-to-drop-players-from-the-national-squad-without#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Being named for the Test squad is of no use unless there is a policy which ensures that every one plays atleast one game<br />Against Summary : Players who have been dropped without a game should not take it personally and instead focus in a team\'s balance. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Will conditions in Australia suit India\\\'s game on their tour? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/will-conditions-in-australians-suit-indias-game-on-their-tour http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/will-conditions-in-australians-suit-indias-game-on-their-tour#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : India\'s bowlers are very capable of exploiting Australian conditions. <br />Against Summary : Australia\'s bowlers and batsmen know their pitches much better than the visitors. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Is rotation policy good for Team India? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/is-rotation-policy-good-for-team-india http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/is-rotation-policy-good-for-team-india#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Rotation is essential if a team wants depth and strength on the bench as well.<br />Against Summary : Winning is more important than trials of the players. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Should Asia Cup be reserved for young players only? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-asia-cup-be-reserved-for-young-players-only http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-asia-cup-be-reserved-for-young-players-only#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : The Asia Cup is not the place to find out how young talent fares.<br />Against Summary : The Asia Cup is an ideal low level tournament to try out youngsters. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Should RCB try out Saurabh Tiwary as an opener? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-rcb-try-out-saurabh-tiwary-as-an-opener http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-rcb-try-out-saurabh-tiwary-as-an-opener#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Saurabh Tiwary hasn\'t got a chance to play more than 5 overs to prove his talent.<br />Against Summary : T20 is all about finishing the innings well with big hitters like Saurabh Tiwary. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 The M Chinnaswamy pitch should aid our world class spinners more. http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-the-rcb-pitch-aid-our-world-class-spinners-or-our-young http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-the-rcb-pitch-aid-our-world-class-spinners-or-our-young#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Vettori and Murali can run through sides on their own. <br />Against Summary : Our domestic bowlers must be given the best chance to succeed. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Tillakaratne Dilshan should play ahead of Chris Gayle http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/tillakaratne-dilshan-should-play-ahead-of-chris-gayle http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/tillakaratne-dilshan-should-play-ahead-of-chris-gayle#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : A fit Dilshan will make a difference<br />Against Summary : With the next big knock around the corner, Chris Gayle must be persisted with 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 KP Appanna should be given a consistent run http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/kp-appanna-should-be-given-a-consistent-run http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/kp-appanna-should-be-given-a-consistent-run#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : KP Appanna has the potential to win campaigns<br />Against Summary : The team must be more adaptable 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Muralitharan should be played more often. http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/muralitharan-should-play-all-games-here-on http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/muralitharan-should-play-all-games-here-on#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : The bowling needs inspiration!<br />Against Summary : The team that bats deeper holds a bigger advantage in T20s. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Dirk Nannes would have made a difference at the Hyderabad pitch http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/dirk-nannes-would-have-made-a-difference-at-the-hyderabad-pitch http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/dirk-nannes-would-have-made-a-difference-at-the-hyderabad-pitch#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Dirk needed the perfect time and spot to show his game and I think the Hyderabad pitch would have been the best place.<br />Against Summary : The bowlers we played restricted DC to a gettable total. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 IPL teams be allowed to loan and lease players http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ipl-teams-be-allowed-to-loan-and-lease-players http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ipl-teams-be-allowed-to-loan-and-lease-players#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Many teams struggle to put a competent XI on the field while other teams have an embarrassment of riches.<br />Against Summary : It is not a feasible idea in a nascent league such as the IPL. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Players be allowed to pick and choose formats to prioritize http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/players-be-allowed-to-pick-and-choose-formats-to-prioritize http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/players-be-allowed-to-pick-and-choose-formats-to-prioritize#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Players risk burn out by playing all formats<br />Against Summary : This affects long term planning for the team 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 National cricketers should take a break to play county cricket http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/national-cricketers-should-take-a-long-break-to-play-county-cricket http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/national-cricketers-should-take-a-long-break-to-play-county-cricket#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Even national cricketers need an occasional break to go back to the basics.<br />Against Summary : National cricketers are already equipped with skills. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Reviving India-Pakistan cricket ties is a great idea http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/reviving-india-pakistan-cricket-ties-is-a-great-idea http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/reviving-india-pakistan-cricket-ties-is-a-great-idea#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : India Pakistan cricket encounters are the mightiest of all cricket battles. They are the Ashes of Asia!<br />Against Summary : A futile attempt that will only lead to fatigue 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Cheteshwar Pujara should be India's no.3 in Tests http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/cheteshwar-pujara-should-be-indias-no3-in-tests http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/cheteshwar-pujara-should-be-indias-no3-in-tests#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Pujara has the record and numbers to speak for him<br />Against Summary : It\'s experience that counts for a no.3 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Promising U-19 players should be fast-tracked to the senior Indian cricket team http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/promising-u-19-players-should-be-fast-tracked-to-the-senior-indian http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/promising-u-19-players-should-be-fast-tracked-to-the-senior-indian#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Early exposure will help them build their game<br />Against Summary : They must strengthen their game in domestic cricket 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 India should play 5 bowlers in the World Twenty20 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-play-5-bowlers-in-the-world-twenty20 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-play-5-bowlers-in-the-world-twenty20#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : India's traditional weakness must be addressed.<br />Against Summary : India's army of part timers can do the job. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Cheteshwar Pujara should be selected in the ODI/T20 Team http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/cheteshwar-pujara-should-be-selected-in-the-odi-t20-team http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/cheteshwar-pujara-should-be-selected-in-the-odi-t20-team#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Pujara's talent can be crucial in the shorter versions.<br />Against Summary : He will end up sitting on the bench. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Virat Kohli should captain the Indian ODI/T20 team. http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-captain-the-indian-odi-t20-team http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-captain-the-indian-odi-t20-team#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : We need an aggressive captain and Virat is the obvious choice.<br />Against Summary : Captaincy will affect his performance. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Pakistani players should be allowed to play in IPL 2013 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/pakistani-players-should-be-allowed-to-play-in-ipl-2013 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/pakistani-players-should-be-allowed-to-play-in-ipl-2013#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : It's time to bury the differences<br />Against Summary : A bilateral series is more than enough 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Zaheer Khan should have been a part of the ODI side http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/zaheer-khan-should-have-been-a-part-of-the-odi-side http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/zaheer-khan-should-have-been-a-part-of-the-odi-side#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : He deserved a chance<br />Against Summary : He needs to refuel his confidence with domestic games 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 India should have different captains for different formats. http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-have-different-captains-for-different-formats http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-have-different-captains-for-different-formats#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Different captains will have a fresher outlook<br />Against Summary : MS should continue as the man for all formats 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Dropping Sehwag from the Test squad was not a good decision http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/dropping-sehwag-from-the-test-squad-was-not-a-good-decision http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/dropping-sehwag-from-the-test-squad-was-not-a-good-decision#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : India needs Sehwag and his experience<br />Against Summary : Its time to give the new boys a chance 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 2 specialist spinners should be a part of RCB's playing XI this IPL http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/rcb-should-play-2-specialist-spinners http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/rcb-should-play-2-specialist-spinners#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Spin plays a crucial role<br />Against Summary : Part timers can always chip in 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Vijay Zol and Sheldon Jackson should get opportunities http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/vijay-zol-and-sheldon-jackson-should-get-opportunities http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/vijay-zol-and-sheldon-jackson-should-get-opportunities#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Zol and Jackson deserve a playing eleven spot<br />Against Summary : The current bating line up should not be tinkered with 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 KL Rahul must open the batting for RCB http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/kl-rahul-must-open-the-batting-for-rcb http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/kl-rahul-must-open-the-batting-for-rcb#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : KL Rahul's explosive starts will help<br />Against Summary : Pujara’s solidity required at the top 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Cheteshwar Pujara should have been a part of the Champions Trophy squad http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/cheteshwar-pujara-should-have-been-a-part-of-the-champions-trophy http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/cheteshwar-pujara-should-have-been-a-part-of-the-champions-trophy#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Pujara could add stability to the Indian batting<br />Against Summary : Pujara should prove himself in bilateral ODIs 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Team India's playing XI should remain untouched in the WI tri-series http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/team-indias-playing-xi-should-remain-untouched-in-the-wi-tri-series http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/team-indias-playing-xi-should-remain-untouched-in-the-wi-tri-series#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Yes, the team should be given time to gel together.<br />Against Summary : Players should be selected based on the given conditions. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Virat Kohli should lead India in ODIs http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-lead-india-in-odis http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-lead-india-in-odis#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Virat has shown a lot of maturity in his game.<br />Against Summary : Virat should be allowed to concentrate on his batting. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 AB de Villiers should bat higher up the order http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ab-de-villiers-should-bat-higher-up-the-order http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ab-de-villiers-should-bat-higher-up-the-order#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : AB de Villiers should make the most of his talent.<br />Against Summary : AB should concentrate on strategy. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Jaydev Unadkat should be a regular in the Indian ODI team http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/jaydev-unadkat-should-be-a-regular-in-the-indian-odi-team http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/jaydev-unadkat-should-be-a-regular-in-the-indian-odi-team#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Unadkat has impressed in his maiden ODI series<br />Against Summary : Unadkat must work on his game so he is ready 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Zaheer Khan should be included in the Test side. http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/zaheer-khan-should-be-included-in-the-test-side-1 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/zaheer-khan-should-be-included-in-the-test-side-1#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Zaheer is the backbone of India’s bowling attack in Tests<br />Against Summary : Zaheer must prove himself in Ranji Trophy 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Should cricket at the domestic level be recognized as much as at the national level? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-cricket-at-the-domestic-level-be-recognized-as-much-as http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/should-cricket-at-the-domestic-level-be-recognized-as-much-as#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Early recognition can motivate young cricketers to do better in future<br />Against Summary : The domestic grind separates good players from great players 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Vinay Kumar should get a chance in ODIs against Australia http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/vinay-kumar-should-get-a-chance-in-odis-against-australia http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/vinay-kumar-should-get-a-chance-in-odis-against-australia#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Vinay needs time to settle down in the bowling attack<br />Against Summary : Vinay's best is not good enough 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Does India miss the left-arm pace of Zaheer Khan in ODIs? http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/does-india-miss-the-left-arm-pace-of-zaheer-khan-in-odis http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/does-india-miss-the-left-arm-pace-of-zaheer-khan-in-odis#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Zaheer's experience is a handy contributor to the team's success.<br />Against Summary : The selectors have to plan for the future. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Unadkat should be a part of India's Test squad in SA http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/unadkat-should-be-a-part-of-indias-test-squad-in-sa http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/unadkat-should-be-a-part-of-indias-test-squad-in-sa#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Unadkat has a very good chance of filling the left-arm fast bowler's slot in future.<br />Against Summary : Jaydev Unadkat has to hold his own in a variety of conditions against batting line ups strong and weak. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 The new ODI rules are harsh on bowlers http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/the-new-odi-rules-are-harsh-on-bowlers http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/the-new-odi-rules-are-harsh-on-bowlers#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : With only 4 fielders outside the circle, bowlers are in for serious pasting<br />Against Summary : Bowlers who fail to adapt are doomed 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Virat Kohli should move to No.4 in Tests http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-move-to-no4-in-tests http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-move-to-no4-in-tests#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : There couldn't have been a better contender for the No.4 spot than Kohli.<br />Against Summary : There are many contenders to the no.4 slot 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Indians take more time to adapt to foreign conditions http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/indians-take-more-time-to-adapt-to-foreign-conditions http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/indians-take-more-time-to-adapt-to-foreign-conditions#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Lack of practice games doesn't help when playing pace and bounce<br />Against Summary : India rarely get the luxury of practice matches 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 RCB should utilize all 5 retention slots http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/rcb-should-utilize-all-5-retention-slots http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/rcb-should-utilize-all-5-retention-slots#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Optimum retention will ensure the core group remains untouched<br />Against Summary : Play smart and make room for talent 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 India should concentrate on building a strong pool of bowlers http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-concentrate-on-building-a-strong-pool-of-bowlers http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-concentrate-on-building-a-strong-pool-of-bowlers#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Poor bowling has cost Team India many a game<br />Against Summary : Hard knock life for bowlers in a batsman's world 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Virat Kohli should lead India in the World T20 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-lead-india-in-the-world-t20 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/virat-kohli-should-lead-india-in-the-world-t20#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : It is time to groom Virat <br />Against Summary : Kohli needs some time to mature as a batsman first. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 IPL needs bowling friendly pitches and rules to balance the contest http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ipl-needs-bowling-friendly-pitches-and-rules-to-balance-the-contest http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ipl-needs-bowling-friendly-pitches-and-rules-to-balance-the-contest#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : The ''batsman's game'' tag needs to go<br />Against Summary : Time for bowlers to toughen up 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 AB de Villiers should bat at No.4 for SA in Tests http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ab-de-villiers-should-bat-at-no4-for-sa-in-tests http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/ab-de-villiers-should-bat-at-no4-for-sa-in-tests#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Level-headed AB fits the bill<br />Against Summary : AB must empower his batsmen 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Parthiv Patel should be given a run as India's back-up keeper http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/parthiv-patel-should-be-given-a-run-as-indias-back-up-keeper http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/parthiv-patel-should-be-given-a-run-as-indias-back-up-keeper#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Parthiv fits the role perfectly<br />Against Summary : India has better alternatives 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Vijay Zol should open for RCB alongside Chris Gayle in IPL 7 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/vijay-zol-should-open-for-rcb-alongside-chris-gayle-in-ipl-7 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/vijay-zol-should-open-for-rcb-alongside-chris-gayle-in-ipl-7#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Time to test his potential<br />Against Summary : Top order needs experience 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 RCB should have rotated spinners more in India http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/rcb-should-have-rotated-spinners-more-in-india-1 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/rcb-should-have-rotated-spinners-more-in-india-1#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : Spinners have had a bigger say in the second half of IPL 7.<br />Against Summary : RCB’s pace attack is better than it’s spin attack. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 Instead of experimenting with new players, India should play its well set players in the series ahead of the World Cup. http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/instead-of-experimenting-with-new-players-india-should-play-1 http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/instead-of-experimenting-with-new-players-india-should-play-1#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : What’s the point of not letting the well-set players practice against international teams ahead of the World Cup?<br />Against Summary : We need experimentation to understand which combinations give us the biggest fighting chances during the World Cup. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23 India should rotate pacers every Test to save them for the World Cup http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-rotate-pacers-every-test-to-save-them-for-the-world http://www.royalchallengers.com/debates/india-should-rotate-pacers-every-test-to-save-them-for-the-world#When:21:49:2319800 For Summary : It isn’t worth risking injuries to our star pacers ahead of the World Cup. <br />Against Summary : You give your best and go for the win, every time. 2014-12-20IST21:49:23