Parvez summoned for another India team net session
Srinagar, Jan 14: Impressed with his skills during the short stint at Indian team’s net session during India-Pakistan third one-day match, the new poster boy of JK cricket Parvez Rasool has again been summoned by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for Team India net session at Mohali, Punjab on January 21.
The Team India is scheduled to play its fourth One Day match against England on January 23 at Mohali. For that BCCI has summoned five players from different parts of the Country to practice alongside team India in the nets prior to fourth One Day International against England.
It is the second time within a month that the rising star of Valley cricket, Parvez Rasool has been summoned for Indian Team’s net session.
Confirming this J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) Treasurer and in charge activities, Manzoor Wazir said, “We have got email from BCCI that mentions Parvez’s selection for the net session of India team. He has been asked to report at Mohali on January 21 and Team India is scheduled to play its match against England on January 23”.
“It is great to see Parvez being in notice of BCCI selectors and they have summoned him second time within a month for such a stint. It also shows that he has impressed both selectors and top players like MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh and others during his previous stint,” he added.
Parvez earlier become second JK player to represent India-A cricket team when he played against visiting England side in a warm-up match at Palam ground, New Delhi on January 6.
Talking to Greater Kashmir Parvez said that he was delighted to hear about the second call and was looking forward for the great opportunity.
“I am yet to get full details about the call but whatever I have heard till now is really great for me. My aim is to play at highest level of Indian cricket and for that I continuously strive hard,” Parvez said.
“Whether it is off season or on I keep my self fit by practicing everyday. To reach at top and perform continuously you need to word harder on both aspects of the game, that is fitness and technique,” he said.
About his previous experience at India team net session he said, “It was great experience and I bowled at almost all the Indian stars like M S Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh. It was out of world experience”.
“All the stars were nice and helpful and particularly skipper M S Dhoni who was always there to give useful tips, When I was bowling at him. I was bowling over the wicket to both Dhoni and Raina. Seeing this Dhoni told me that I can bowl round the wicket as well to Raina and I think that helped me a lot,” Parvez said.
He said that JK Team Chief Coach and former International cricketer Bhishen Singh Bedi has got lot of influence in his improved performance at national level.
“I should admit here that Bedi sir should get lot of credit for my improved performance. Coaches like him will know your strengths and flaws within short time. He did that and helped me to get better bowler by suggesting some tips that really worked for me,” Parvez said.
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