After being injured while fighting in Australia, senior Indian player Mohammad Shami says he is back in full form and looks forward to making another significant contribution to the Punjabi kings in Australia. IPLstarting on April 9.
Shami broke his wrist after being hit by a short ball from an Australian step Pat Cummins in the first test in Adelaide.
For someone who hasn’t had a problem with fitness in a long time, the 30-year-old said he couldn’t do much about the injury and simply focused on recovering from the NCA, where he was released on March 20 before the IPL.
“I’m absolutely fine and I read. The injury during the wadding was unfortunate because I haven’t had any problems with fitness for a long time, but it was something I couldn’t do anything about, but it’s part of the game,” Shami told PTI .
“I always look at the positives. Last season was good for me and I hope to be able to transfer this form to IPL. Due to the injury I have more time to be ready for a big tournament like IPL.
“Most of the time I was at NCA. I could go home, but because of the current COVID environment, I decided to spend more time at NCA because the facilities are much better and you can follow the COVID protocols.”
Shami had the best season of his IPL career last year, when he took 20 wickets in an economy of 8.57, but did not get much support from the other rhythms that flowed with death card escapes, which ultimately cost the team a place to playoff in a mixed campaign.
The team is rope Joy Richardson, Riley Meredith and Moises Henriques to fill this gap.
“We can’t change the past. I tried my best last season and I also help my colleagues when I can. Now we have good foreign players. This is a stronger team, so this time we have to do better,” he said. Shami from a team that won five consecutive games, but also lost matches that it had to win, distorting the prospects for its playoffs.
“Your mind must be absolutely clear in the shortest format. As a unit, we did a good job, but we lost close matches that we had to win. The support staff and the players were honest about it.
“Our bowling for death looks better than last year, so we have to do better.”
International players, including a skipper from India They grow kohli have talked about the life of bio-bubbles, which has become the norm against the backdrop of the pandemic. Shami said it was very difficult for the players.
“It’s very difficult because you can’t meet your friends and family the way they usually do. It helps to get away from the game, which is very important. But right now it’s a matter of time. it’s better to have a bubble than not have the event at all, “added Shami.