Karachi, (Agencies): Pakistan’s World Cup winning skipper, Imran khan believes that India`s MS Dhoni is the most assured, relaxed and confident captain going into the forthcoming World Cup.

The former great said India`s biggest asset is their captain who enjoys respect of his players.

"He is the most assured and relaxed captain in this tournament and he has the respect of his players. He is also a very astute tactician and a matchwinner on his day," Imran said.

Imran, who successfully led Pakistan to the title in 1992 World Cup added India are the clear favorites to win the title on current form. That they are one of the co-hosts only adds to it.

"On the sub-continental wickets their batting will be a powerhouse. They have two quality bowlers in Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh and have taken a very wise decision by including leg-spinner Piyush Chawla in their bowling line-up," he said.