Parvez Rasool Indian cricketer landed in a big controversy.

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1st T20I: On debut, did Parvez Rasool insult the national anthem during India-England match?

Parvez was selected in India’s T20I squad by BCCI selectors after they chose to rest their first-choice spin pair of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for the series.

Kanpur: The first T20I between India and England was a huge occasion for Indian off-spinner Parvez Rasool. The all-rounder, who was impressive in the recently concluded season of Ranji trophy, was making his debut in the shorter format of the game.

But even before a ball was bowled, Rasool landed in a big controversy. The Jammu and Kashmir cricketer was seen standing at ease during the national anthem and chewing gum before the match.It didn’t go unnoticed and the Twitterati severely hit out at the 27-year-old:

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Parvez was selected in India’s T20I squad by BCCI selectors after they chose to rest their first-choice spin pair of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for the series.

In his first T20I match, Rasool picked one wicket and scored five runs as Men in Blue lost the match by seven wickets.

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