His reasoning? India's favorable wickets that promise opportunities aplenty for openers. Sehwag believes that when it comes to the World Cup, Rohit's energy level and performance consistently soar.

"I'll pick Rohit Sharma, because when World Cups comes, his energy level, his performance goes up. So I'm sure that and this time he's a captain also. So I'm sure that he will make a difference and he will get a lot of runs," added Sehwag.