SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday, called on promising all-rounder Parvez Rasool to make the state proud after he became the first cricketer from the valley to be selected in the Indian cricket team for the upcoming ODI tour of Zimbabwe.
Abdullah congratulated Parvez Rasool on his selection in the 15-member Indian squad for the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe.
"Have heard the great news about Parvez Rasool being selected to play for India against Zimbabwe. Well deserved selection. Make us proud now," Omar wrote on his twitter page.
Parvez Rasool today created history by becoming the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to be named in the senior Indian team to be led by Virat Kohli.
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