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I enjoy bowling all the more when the ball starts to reverse: Shami

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Priya Sharma

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29 Jun,2016

India pacer Mohammed Shami is making a comeback to international cricket after a long injury lay-off. The fast bowler, who has not played international cricket since March last year because of a knee surgery, is part of India's squad for the four-Test series in West Indies, starting next month.

Shami recently featured in the first pink ball day-night game in India, which was played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, where he grabbed a match haul of seven wickets to help Mohun Bagan crush Bhowanipore Club by 296 runs in the four-day match.

Shami returned from injury during the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League earlier this year where he got a chance to interact with former India bowler and Delhi Daredevils captain Zaheer Khan which he says was 'beneficial' for his bowling.

Excerpts from the interview with BCCI.TV

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How excited are you to play a Test series after almost a year?

I'm very excited to join the team. I'm thinking about the preparation. I just played a pink ball match and I am feeling good that I am able to bowl normally, like I used to earlier. 

During the IPL you were seen working closely with Zaheer Khan in the Delhi Daredevils camp.

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Passionate about Testing. :))

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