The Cricket Pod: Is India's Virat Kohli having a quiet World Cup build-up?

In this episode, we take a look at the Big Five teams and their chances of winning the flagship tournament, starting this week

This week on The Cricket Pod, Sports Editor Graham Caygill, Paul Radley and Chitrabhanu Kadalayil break down the chances of the five top-ranked one-day international sides at the World Cup, which starts in England and Wales on May 30.

The hosts, ranked No 1 in ODIs, are hot favourites to win the title for the first time - although they have had a few injury worries lately.

Meanwhile, India are also contenders. But even as they boast the strongest bowling attack in the tournament, there are causes for concern in the batting department. And what to make of Virat Kohli who has sounded rather circumspect in the build-up?

Listen here to find out more:

Also in this episode:

  • Can a fearless South African side finally break the jinx and win the tournament, or is too soon for them?

  • Could trans-Tasman rivals Australia and New Zealand pull off a repeat of their 2015 World Cup run?
  • We tell you what we would like to see happen in the competition - aside from our favourite teams winning.

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