India, April 18 -- Ish Sodhi, New Zealand's Ludhiana-born leg-spinner, will appear in his first 50-over ICC World Cup in the UK. The 26-year-old, playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL, was picked over fellow leggie Todd Astle by the selectors as one of the spinners, alongside left-arm Mitchell Santner. Sodhi talks about his plans for the tournament in an interview.


What are New Zealand's chances of winning the World Cup? What is your mindset?

We have a good chance of doing well in the World Cup. Batsmen like Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson are backed by a good bowling unit. Moreover, the format is very good with each team playing the other (in the preliminary stage). It gives a chance to every team to showcase th...