England’s Mark Wood hoping to hit top gear in time for T20 World Cup | Cricket News

english melon Mark Wood said he hoped he could get back to full fitness and hit his peak “at the right time” ahead of this year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.
Wood, who missed the entire English summer with an elbow injury, marked his return to international cricket with three wickets in England’s 63-run win over Pakistan in Karachi on Friday.
“My body is fine,” Wood told Sky Sports after the win. “I’ll probably be living on an ice machine now…
“What’s important to me is that I don’t want to go too far now and then I’m not ready for Australia. I have to peak at the right time, and then when it comes to this World Cup. world, I’m fit and shooting.
“I’m just a little tired. It’s my first game in a while, but actually I felt pretty good before. I’ve been in the gym a lot, a lot of running, but nothing is the same as to play a game.”
England, who took a 2-1 lead in the seven-match winning series, next face Pakistan on Sunday as the two sides continue their preparations for the October 16-November 16 encounter. 13 T20 World Cup.

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