Australia will start their title defence against Afghanistan on June 1 at Bristol's County Ground
Maxwell, the big-hitting all-rounder is the backbone for Australia lower batting order.
His batting prowess along with his spin bowling abilities is a big asset for the Aussies in their bid to retain the World Cup title.
He has a career strike rate of 121.95, hitting 2700 runs in the 100 matches he has played.
Rashid Khan is the number three ranked bowler in ODIs, he has been in amazing form in the last two years and has been one of the main reasons behind Afghanistan's rise in world cricket.
With his ability to contain the batsman and simultaneously pick wickets, he will be tough for the batsmen to hit out of the park in the World Cup.
Smith had a successful run at the warm-up game against England, where he hit a century.
The former Australian captain will look to carry forward his form in the opening game for Australia this World Cup.
Smith has made 3431 runs in 118 matches he has played for Australia.