Parvez Rasool makes his Twenty20 International debut in India’s first game of the three-match series against England at Green Park stadium in Kanpur. Also Read - Remdesivir Shortage: Black Marketing Major Concern, Journo Dies By Suicide
The Jammu and Kashmir cricketer received his T20I cap from former player and current selector Sarandeep Singh. In absence of Ravichandran Ashwin, onus will be on Rasool to bring out his top game. Also Read - UP Gram Panchayat Election 2021: Over 60 Per Cent Polling Till 5 PM
Rasool is not new at the international stage, having already played one One-day International in June 2014 against Bangladesh in Dhaka and finishing with figures of 2 for 60. Follow updates: Ind vs Eng, 1st T20I Also Read - UP Gram Panchayat Election 2021: Full List Of Constituencies Going To Polls In Phase 1 Today
In the recent, warm-up game against England in Mumbai, Rasool impressed with figures of 3 for 38. For the 27-year-old, 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season was prolific, bringing him to national reckoning. Rasool, from seven matches that season, scored 594 runs with two centuries, and took 33 wickets at an average of 18.09.
India will be playing three T20Is against England, after earlier defeating them in the Test and ODI series.