<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="Praveen Kumar banned by BCCI for offensive behaviour during Corporate Trophy match" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130210140905.jpg" title="Praveen Kumar banned by BCCI for offensive behaviour during Corporate Trophy match" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Praveen Kumar last played for India during the 2012 Asia Cup © Getty Images</p> </div> <strong>New Delhi: Jul 1, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> Out of the national fold for more than a year, fast bowler <a href="/tags/Praveen-Kumar/post" target="_blank">Praveen Kumar</a> has set his eyes on the 2013-14 domestic season to make a comeback to the Indian team.<br /> <br /> "I am fit. I have fully recovered from my tennis elbow. I am bowling well these days. I am now eying a comeback to the Indian team by putting up a consistent performance in the domestic circuit," said Praveen at the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board awards in New Delhi to Monday.<br /> <br /> Praveen, who missed the 2011 World Cup, had fruitful tours of West Indies and England in 2011, but then missed the tour of Australia due to a injury.<br /> <br /> He played in the Commonwealth Bank series, the 2012 Asia Cup and the this year's <a href="/tags/IPL-2013/post" target="_blank">IPL</a>, but due to a dip in form he has not played any international cricket since then.<br /> <br /> Praveen also lauded <a href="/tags/MS-Dhoni/post" target="_blank">Mahendra Singh Dhoni</a>-led young Indian team for <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/India-clinch-ICC-Champions-Trophy-2013-after-snatching-thrilling-5-run-win-over-England/28232" target="_blank">winning the just-concluded ICC Champions Trophy</a>.<br /> <br /> "It was good to see young Indian players taking up responsibility in the Champions Trophy. It was good that we won the last edition of the tournament," he said.<br /> <br /> Praveen also had words of appreciation for his city-mate <a href="/tags/Bhuvneshwar-Kumar/post" target="_blank">Bhuvneshwar Kumar</a>, who has of late cemented his place in Indian pace attack.<br /> <br /> "He [Bhuvneshwar] is a smart cricketer. He is smart enough to know his strengths. He bowled really well in English conditions," he said.