India favourites to win World Cup: Dhoni`s father

Updated: Feb 27, 2011, 18:07 PM IST

Dehra Dun: Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s father Paan Singh on Sunday said that his son`s team are the favourites to win the ongoing World Cup.

"I am confident that Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s team will win the World Cup and make the country proud," Paan Singh said in Almora last evening as he and his wife Devaki reached here to attend the wedding of their nephew at Lwali village.

Dhanpat Singh Dhoni, brother of Pan Singh, lives in their native place at Lwali in Almora district.