Why Azhar believes India will win World Cup
'We have a very good team. I will be very disappointed if they don't win.'
Former skipper Mohammad Azharuddin described India as the favourites to lift the ODI World Cup, saying the team has very good bowlers who can win the quadrennial event, which gets underway in England on May 30.
"We have a very good chance. We have a very good team. We have very good bowlers. Lot of people are saying if the wickets are favouring the bowlers, we will find it difficult. But even our bowlers can also get the opposition out. We have got world-class bowlers," Azharuddin, who scored 6215 runs in 99 Tests and 9378 runs in 334 ODIs, said in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
"We have a very good team. I will be very disappointed if they don't win," he added.
India's fast bowling unit is led by Jasprit Bumrah, one of the world's top bowlers in the ODI format, and also includes the likes of Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya.
Asked if he thought India were the favourites to win the Cup, he replied in the affirmative.