Parvez Rasool feels victimized, wants BCCI to intervene after JKCA accuses him for stealing pitch roller

Parvez Rasool feels the JKCA is trying to frame him unnecessarily

Parvez Rasool
Parvez Rasool ( Image Credit: Twitter)

India and Jammu and Kashmir all-rounder Parvez Rasool is not amused by the pitch roller controversy, which apparently, according to the 32-year-old has gone out of hand. Things started to take an ugly turn when JKCA accused him of stealing a roller. Rasool was asked to return the equipment or face police custody. The all-rounder has now requested the BCCI to intervene.

Few in JKCA feel that matter is blown out of proportion and think Rasool is being targeted unnecessarily. A veteran and a role model to youngsters, Rasool has helped Jammu and Kashmir win quite a few matches and has strived hard to develop cricket for his state team. And hence this news of Rasool stealing a roller comes as a shock to people who have watched him closely. 

Speaking to Indian Express, he said: “I think BCCI should intervene now. Please see my work. I’m trying to promote cricket on my part. I had spent from my own pocket to build that ground and meet daily expenses. I don’t take any money, I help players.”

Rasool feels that JKCA is trying to frame him unnecessarily, saying stealing a roller is not as simple as taking away a tennis ball. “Roller is not like a tennis ball that I can keep in my pocket and roam wherever I want to. It’s for ground use, it’s for cricket development. I really don’t know why these things are happening here. I got a ‘second notice’ which stated that we had sent you a notice on 5th of July.”

Rasool concluded by saying that he always thinks about the welfare of cricket in his state and backs the youngsters to do well.

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