"India will probably be the favourites for this tournament. But all teams will come here believing they can win this tournament," said Williamson at the pre-tournament media conference after the team's first training session at the Wankhede Stadium here.

"I think being the favourites, they are certainly a team that will be tough to beat (in) the competition. They have got a number of players who can win the matches. That's part and parcel of having a good short format side and so that's certainly what the Indian side have," Williamson added.

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New Zealand will take on the hosts in their campaign opener on March 15 in Nagpur and the 25-year-old batsman said it would be great to get off to a good start against the mighty Indians.

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