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Wood of England is trying to hit peak gear in time for the World Cup.

England bowler Mark Wood expressed optimism that he will be able to return to full health and peak “at the correct time” ahead of this year’s T20 World Cup in Australia.

Wood, who missed the entire English summer owing to an elbow injury, made his international debut on Friday, taking three wickets in England’s 63-run victory over Pakistan in Karachi.”My body feels fine,” Wood said after the triumph, according to Sky Sports. “I’m very sure I’ll be living on an ice machine now.”

“What’s crucial for me is that I don’t go too hard now and then find myself unprepared for Australia.” I need to peak at the proper time so that when it gets to the World Cup, I’m ready to go.

“I’m only a little fatigued. It’s my first game in a long time, but I really felt pretty good going into it. I’ve spent a lot of time in the gym and run a lot, but nothing compares to playing a game.”

England, who now leads the seven-match series 2-1, will meet Pakistan on Sunday as both teams continue their preparations for the October 16-November 13 T20 World Cup.