Parvez Rasool in India-A squad for England-XI match

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Getting one step closer to Team India selection, J&K Ranji trophy team skipper Parvez Rasool has been selected for India-A squad that will take on England-XI in a warm up match at Mumbai on January 12.

The visiting England ODI side is playing two warm up matches before their ODI series against India. The first match was played on Tuesday while as second is scheduled to be played on Thursday.

The second match squad includes Ajinkya Rahane (C), Rishabh Pant, Suresh Raina, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Kishan, Sheldon Jackson, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Parvez Rasool, Vinay Kumar, Pradeep Sangwan and Ashoke Dinda.

Parvez this season emerged out as top all-rounder in Ranji trophy cricket with 629 runs and 38 wickets.

“It is always an honor to be selected for the India-A squad. I will try my best to perform well in the match and attract attention of selectors,” Parvez said.

GK