Parvez Rasool

Country: India
Born: February 13, 1989, Bijbehara, Jammu and Kashmir
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Bowling Allrounder

Parvez Rasool Bio

Parvez Ghulam Rasool Zargar, popularly known as Parvez Rasool, is an Indian cricketer who has made a name for himself as an off-spinning all-rounder. Born on February 13, 1989, in the town of Bij Behara in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, Rasool has emerged as a trailblazer from a politically-troubled region.

Hailing from a family of cricketers, Rasool’s love for the sport developed at a young age. His father was a skilled opening batsman for Anantnag, and his elder brother Asif had also represented Jammu and Kashmir in two T20 matches in 2009. Inspired by his family’s cricketing heritage, Rasool followed in their footsteps and began his journey in the game.

Rasool’s talent and dedication soon caught the attention of the state selectors, and he started representing Jammu and Kashmir at the Under-14s level. With his exceptional skills as an offspinner and his ability to contribute with the bat, Rasool quickly became a key player for his team.

However, it was during the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season that Rasool truly announced himself on the domestic cricketing stage. As a standout performer for Jammu and Kashmir, Rasool finished the season as the top scorer and highest wicket-taker for his team. In just seven matches, he scored an impressive 594 runs at an average of 54, including two centuries. Additionally, he took 33 wickets at an average of 18.09, making him the third-highest wicket-taker among spinners in the tournament.

Rasool’s exceptional performances in the Ranji Trophy did not go unnoticed, and he soon found himself in the national selectors’ radar. He was selected to play for India A against England in a one-day practice match in Delhi, where he made a mark by picking up 7 for 45. His performance against the visiting Australians in the tour-opener in Chennai further bolstered his reputation.

In recognition of his talent and potential, Rasool was signed by the Pune Warriors franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL). This made him the first player from Jammu and Kashmir to receive an IPL contract, opening up new opportunities for cricketers from the region. Additionally, he was also named in the India probables for the prestigious Champions Trophy.

In July 2013, Rasool received his first national call-up for the ODI tour of Zimbabwe. Although he did not feature in any games, it was a significant moment for him as he became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to be selected in an Indian team to play against an international side. A year later, he made his international debut during India’s short tour of Bangladesh.

Known for his classical offspin, which includes loop and drift, Rasool has impressed with his ability to pick up wickets and contribute with the bat. His journey from a troubled region to international cricket has been an inspiration to aspiring cricketers from Jammu and Kashmir and beyond.

As Parvez Rasool continues to make strides in his career, he remains a symbol of hope and determination, proving that talent knows no boundaries. With his unwavering commitment to the game and a desire to succeed, Rasool has positioned himself as a role model for cricketers from all walks of life.

Parvez Rasool Career Stats

Parvez Rasool Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 1 0 5 5 5 6 83.33 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
FC 95 161 16 5648 182 38.95 8007 70.53 16 22 696 61 53 0
List A 164 144 25 3982 118* 33.46 4719 84.38 1 32 339 85 42 0
T20s 71 54 11 840 59* 19.53 795 105.66 0 2 68 22 27 0

Parvez Rasool Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 1 24 32 1 1/32 1/32 32 8 24 0 0 0
ODIs 1 1 60 60 2 2/60 2/60 30 6 30 0 0 0
FC 95 155 19980 9578 352 8/85 13/160 27.21 2.87 56.7 18 23 5
List A 164 163 8539 6096 221 6/45 6/45 27.58 4.28 38.6 7 3 0
T20s 71 71 1539 1665 60 3/17 3/17 27.75 6.49 25.6 0 0 0

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