Tournament's hot favourites India will go after their second World Cup triumph under MS Dhoni and stand a very good chance of winning the title!
Australia's captain Ricky Ponting will be hoping to make it four World Cup triumphs in a row. (AFP Photo)
South African captain Greame Smith will want to remove chokers tag and take home the cup.
Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara will be hoping to go one step further from the last time.
Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi will want to overcome match-fixing controversies with a World Cup win.
After winning the T20 World Cup and the Ashes, England skipper Andrew Strauss will try to land their maiden World Cup title.
Underdogs Bangladesh will want their captain Shakib Al Hasan to lead from the front and they will try to cause big upsets in the tournament.
Zimbabwe's captain Elton Chigumbura during opening ceremony. (AP Photo)