Srinagar: Promising Jammu and Kashmir all-rounder Parveez Rasool today expressed confidence of making it to the Indian cricket team but also made it clear in no uncertain terms that politics should not be associated with his selection.
"I have showed my performance and have definite chance to play for India. Insha Allah I will make it, nothing is impossible," Rasool wrote on social networking site Facebook.
"I don't want any politics in my game. I don't know how they bring politics into cricket," the 24-year-old said referring to a newspaper report that claimed that the Indian government is understood to be pushing for Rasool's inclusion in the national side with an eye to defuse the tense political situation in the state following the execution of Afzal Guru.