New Delhi, April 15 -- : Rajkumar Sharma, the childhood coach of India skipper Virat Kohli, on Monday said that India's squad for the forthcoming ICC World Cup is balanced and the best possible 15-player team.

"I think selectors have done a great job and I would like to congratulate them for selecting a very balanced team. I think these were the best possible 15 players whom they have selected," Sharma told ANI.

Sharma backed Vijay Shankar, saying that he possesses the potential and is the ideal player for the number four position.

"I have already said that Vijay Shankar does have the potential because of the temperament and technique he showed with the bat in Australia and New Zealand. So I think he is the ideal player for the number f...