Parvez Rasool Becomes First Jammu and Kashmir Player to Represent India

Jammu and Kashmir off-spinner Parvez Rasool picked up two wickets in the first ODI against Bangladesh on Sunday.

updated: June 15, 2014 16:17 IST
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Off-spinner Parvez Rasool on Sunday became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to represent India in a One-Day International when he took the field against Bangladesh in the series-opener here. (Scorecard | Blog)

Pervez Rasool

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The 25-year-old, who hails from the town of Bij Behara in the southern Kashmir valley district of Anantnag, was first selected for the Indian team in the 2013 tour of Zimbabwe but could not make the playing XI on that trip.

He picked up two for 60 off 10 overs on his international debut.

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