IPL 2013:Parvez Rasool makes IPL debut, first from the valley

The unassuming player from the valley shot to limelight with a seven-wicket haul against visiting Austrlians while playing for the Board President's XI earlier this year.

updated: May 11, 2013 15:09 IST
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The day Parveez Rasool has been eagerly waiting for came today as he became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to play in the Indian Premier League.

After spending time on the sidelines for 12 matches, the 24-year-old batting all-rounder, finally found a place in the playing XI of Pune Warriors ahead of their match against Kolkata Knight Riders here.

Rasool replaced leg-spinner Rahul Sharma to earn his maiden IPL cap.

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