Be it the decision at the toss or changing the batting order or setting the field or the bowling changes, the captain is held responsible for all these decisions.
Shaw is currently leading the North Mumbai Panthers in the T20 Mumbai League.
The 24-member team has representatives from all major cricketing nations.
The big India vs Pakistan match in the World Cup will be played on June 16 in Manchester.
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Pant showed good form in the IPL and also batted with maturity when needed the most.
Here's how the fraternity spent its day on social media platforms.
Team India has won two World Cups from 1975 to 2015 having made 11 appearances in the tournament so far.
The World Cup will get underway on May 30. Hosts England will lock horns against South Africa at the Oval in the tournament opener.
He also gave his opinion on Shankar's selection in the World Cup squad.