Proud of seeing Jammu and Kashimir cricket getting noticed after its historic win the Ranji Trophy opener against Mumbai, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi said that the side boasts of many talented players and singled out Perveez Rasool for a World Cup berth.
Skipper Perveez Rasool led from the front with a scintillating century as Jammu and Kashmir fought back gallantly to leave their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against strong contenders Punjab evenly poised here on Thursday.
Having proved their mettle at the group league stage, a determined Jammu and Kashmir is ready to lock horns with formidable Punjab team that consists of senior players like Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh in their maiden Ranji Trophy quarter-final appearance here tomorrow.
He has led from the front when it mattered the most and Jammu and Kashmir skipper Perveez Rasool says his team`s historic feat of reaching the quarter finals of the Ranji Trophy was a "special one" and will motivate the players more.
Skipper Perveez Rasool scored 83 while opener Adil Rishi and middle-order batsman Hardeep Rishi scored half-centuries as Jammu and Kashmir moved a step closer towards quarter-final qualification of the Ranji Trophy having ensured 45-run first innings lead over Tripura.