Harbhajan Singh to miss Duleep semi-final, Gautam Gambhir to captain North
Harbhajan Singh to miss Duleep semi-final, Gautam Gambhir to captain North

In a big setback for North Zone ahead of the Duleep Trophy semi-final against Central Zone, captain Harbhajan Singh has been forced to sit out due to viral fever as Gautam Gambhir will step in as the leader, here on Tuesday.

Parvez Rasool pins hopes on India A team`s Australian tour

Cricketer Parvez Rasool on Thursday said the upcoming India A`s tour of Australia is very important for him and would try to put in his best efforts to secure a place in the senior side.

Omar Abdullah hails Rasool`s India debut

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulated Parvez Rasool for becoming the first cricketer from the state to play for India when the off-spinner took the field in the opening ODI of the three-match series against Bangladesh Sunday.

India vs Bangladesh: Raina`s test as seniors rest

Very good opportunity for Raina to silence the critics by leading his team to a comprehensive win against Bangladesh.

IPL will be beneficial to my growth as a cricketer, says Parvez Rasool

After becoming the first Jammu and Kashmir player to be selected in an IPL team in 2013, Parvez Rasool is now ready for his second stint in the T20 league and reckons that the presence of star players in his team will help him grow as a cricketer.

Haryana hammer HP to qualify from North Zone

Haryana hammered Himachal Pradesh by seven wickets and advanced to the Super League stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy at the PCA Stadium here on Saturday.

Services thrash J&K by seven wickets

Pacer Shadab Nazar claimed four scalps as Services thrashed Jammu and Kashmir by seven wickets in a North Zone T20 match for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at the Sector 16 Stadium here today.

IPL 7: Hope he gets more games, Omar Abdulla on Parvez Rasool

"Hope he gets more games," was the reaction of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, shortly after Parvez Rasool became the lone cricketer from the state to get a buyer in the high-profile IPL auction today.

Omar lauds J&K for amazing Ranji run

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister on Sunday lauded the state cricket team for reaching the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal this season, saying that the performance of Parveez Rasool and Co. was something to feel proud of.

We will be stronger next season, says J&K skipper Parvez Rasool

Their fairytale run in the Ranji Trophy came to an end with a crushing quarterfinal loss today but Jammu and Kashmir captain Parveez Rasool said his team is not the least bit disheartened and will emerge stronger next season.

Quarter final entering crucial stage, says Parvez Rasool

J&K team skipper Parveez Rasool feels their quarter-final against Punjab has reached a crucial stage and the third day tomorrow will play an important role on the outcome of the match.

J&K Cricket team questioned by Jammu police looking for `militant`

The members of the J&K Cricket team, staying at Jammu`s Hotel Savoy were woken up at night and questioned by the police who were looking for a suspected militant.

Hyderabad in complete control over J&K in Ranji Trophy

Jammu and Kashmir find itself in a tight corner after Hyderabad reduced the hosts to 198 for six in their first innings in reply to the visiting team`s mammoth 514 for eight declared at stumps on the third and penultimate day of a Group C Ranji Trophy match, here on Tuesday.

Ranji Trophy: J&K beat Kerala by 278 runs

Adil Rishi and skipper Parvez Rasool scored unbeaten centuries before pacer Mohammed Mudhasir returned with a five-wicket haul to guide Jammu and Kashmir to a convincing 278 runs win over Kerala in a Ranji Trophy Group C match, on Sunday.

India A strike late to peg Windies A to 264/5

A 172-run partnership for the second wicket between opener Kraigg Brathwaite (92, 12x4) and skipper Kirk Edwards (91, 5x4) propped up the West Indies A first innings as India A fought back with a couple of wickets late in the day to peg the visitors to 264/5 at stumps on the first day of the four-day game here Wednesday.

Should always be seen as cricketer: Pervez Rasool

Unfazed by the politics that followed after he became the first player from Jammu and Kashmir to be picked in the Indian team, all-rounder Parvez Rasool on Tuesday said that he should be seen and judged solely as a cricketer.

India A let South Africa A escape with a respectable total

India A bowlers ripped through South Africa A top order before letting the home side escape with a respectable 231 for six on the opening day of the second unofficial Test here on Saturday.

Yusuf Pathan hopes to return to national side soon

All-rounder Yusuf Pathan today expressed hope that he would return to the national cricket team in the next six months, saying he was working hard to improve his form and fitness.

Why this hullabaloo about Parvez Rasool?

Parvez Ghulam Rasool Zargar, to give his full name, is a decent off-spinner and handy batsman to be considered a bowling all-rounder. It is immaterial whether he came from Kashmir or Kerala, he will play for India if he is good enough to earn his cap. A cap can`t be handed out for sentimental reasons.

Virat Kohli defends decision to keep Parvez Rasool on bench

India skipper Virat Kohli feels it was "unfortunate" that Parvez Rasool could not get a game during the just-concluded ODI series against Zimbabwe.