Mohammed Shami bowls in the nets ahead of India vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup match
Mohammed Shami had missed out on the game against the United Arab Emirates (UAE), last Friday due to a concern regarding his left knee © AFP

Perth: Mohammed Shami, the Indian fast bowler, bowled at full tilt in the nets on the eve of their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 game against West Indies at WACA, Perth. Shami had missed out on the game against the United Arab Emirates (UAE), last Friday due to a concern regarding his left knee. The team management had kept him out of the game as a precaution, keeping in mind the games ahead. India vs West Indies, ICC World Cup 2015 Pool B match 28 at WACA, Perth: Preview 

Shami had started bowling with a short run-up on Tuesday during training at the Murdoch University in Perth. On the eve of the game against the West Indies, Shami warmed up and bowled at full tilt. The information coming from the team management was that he was expected to be fit for the game. With him bowling, this is a positive move for the Indians. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE

Shami’s return may see Bhuvneshwar Kumar out of the side. Bhuvneshwar had taken Shami’s place ahead of Stuart Binny against the UAE. Although he had a decent outing, Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma have been in good touch and are likely to be persisted with. India will also play Ravichandran Ashwin as the leading spinner with Ravindra Jadeja as the cohort. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: SCHEDULE & MATCH DETAILS