PM hopes India will win the cricket World Cup

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New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Manmohan Singhtoday wished India all the luck in the cricket World Cup andhoped that Mahendra Singh Dhoni''s men would be able win thecoveted trophy.

On what he thought about India''s chances in the WorldCup, Singh said "I am one with the wishes of my countrymen andcountrywomen, I think that India should win this World Cup.

Singh made the remarks during an interaction withtelevisions editors at his residence.

Asked whether he had any favourite player, the PrimeMinister said "Well I wouldn''t like to say or choose among theplayers but there is no doubt that I have some preferenceswhich I would not like to mention".

The cricket World Cup, co-hosted by India, Bangladesh andSri Lanka, will begin from February 19 with India taking onBangladesh in Mirpur. The opening ceremony of the mega-eventwill be held in Dhaka tomorrow.

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