[caption id="attachment_810022" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-810022" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Mohammed-Shami.jpg" alt="Mohammed Shami" width="628" height="355" /> Mohammed Shami (c) celebrates with teammates during Hyderabad ODI (AFP Photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>The past one year has been topsy-turvy for <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/">India</a> pacer <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mohammed-shami/news/">Mohammed Shami</a>. After dealing domestic issues, he suffered a dip and form and fitness issues that kept him out of international duties. <strong>(READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-vs-australia-2019-1st-odi-kedhar-jadhav-ms-dhoni-steer-india-to-1-0-series-lead-809890">Jadhav, Dhoni steer India to 1-0 series lead</a>)</strong> <p></p> <p></p>Eventually, he worked his way back and since his return on the England tour, hasn't looked back becoming India's got-to bowler across formats. <p></p> <p></p>Having impressed in Tests, Shami also forced his way back into the one-day squad and is now a certainty for the squad that will travel to England for the World Cup that gets underway on May 30. <p></p> <p></p>In the series-opening first ODI against Australia in Hyderabad, the right-arm pacer was the pick of the Indian bowlers, finishing with figures of 2/44 in 10 overs that helped restrict the tourist for 236/7. <p></p> <p></p>"In the past one year, I have seen lots of ups and down but cricket has brought me here. My aim is to give the best for the team. I keep on taking feedback from experienced players and I like [the process]. As far as bowling goes, I have focused more on my line and length in the last 18 months," Shami said after the match. <p></p> <p></p>Apart from his tight bowling, what has caught everyone's attentions is Shami's fitness. He looks leaner and fitter, a fact which he acknowledges. <p></p> <p></p>"When I came back from injuries, my weight rose up to 93 kgs. It was then that I realised I needed to lose weight. I am thankful to everyone who helped me through this phase. I have maintained it ever since," the 28-year-old said. <p></p> <p></p>On the team's performance, Shami said, "As a team, we have been working hard. We enjoy each other s company and our training sessions. The results are for everyone to see."