The right-armer, who was forced out of the recent tour of England with a shin injury, signalled a return to full fitness with a devastating burst on the opening day of the three-day match against the Kiwis here last Friday and claimed four for 34 from 17 hostile overs to reduce New Zealand to 149 all out.
“I was away from the game for a little while so I wanted to get back into the groove and prove that I’m ready for the upcoming Test matches,” the 24-year-old said. “While I was away I had therapy and fitness sessions and my body is feeling fit and ready for the challenges ahead.With these two games coming up next week and then the following week in Jamaica, I want to make it count big time,” Roach said.
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