Parveez Rasool starts training at the National Cricket Academy

The 24-year-old, who has been in contention for national selection for a while now after a string of impressive performances, got the nod in the squad after the national selectors preferred to go in with a young team.

updated: July 08, 2013 13:53 IST
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Bangalore: Parveez Rasool, who became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to be included in the Indian team, spent his first day at the National Cricket Academy preparing for the upcoming tour to Zimbabwe beginning July 24.

Hailing from Beijbehara, a small town in Kashmir, the off-spinner arrived at the NCA here on Monday around 10am as advised by legendary spinner Bishan Singh Bedi.

He spent his time indoors at the NCA, working on his fitness with the trainers.

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