After Parvez Rasool, another young cricketing from Jammu and Kashmir, Umar Nazir, who made his first-class debut in 2013,Umar Nazir has alongwith Parvez Rasool now made it to the North Zone squad for Syed Mushtaq Ali T-20 tournament
The North Zone squad will be led by famous cricketer Harbhajan Singh. The states representing North Zone include besides J&K, Delhi, Himachal, Punjab, Haryana and Services.
The other members of the North Zone squad include Shikhar Dhawan, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Mandeep Singh, Rishabh Pant, Unmukt Chand, AR Pachera, Rishi Dhawan, Mayank Dagar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohit Sharma and Ashish Nehra.
Two other young cricketers from J&K, Shubham Khajuria and Manzoor Dar have also been included in the squad as stand-by players
Who is Umar Nazir
Born on 23 November 1993 at Malikpora, Pulwama, Umar Nazir Mir is a right arm fast bowler playing for Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association.
At 6 feet 2 inches, Umar Nazir as come up as a gifted cricketer with an impressive track record. He has played 22 First Class, 10 T-20 and 4 List-A matches clinching 64 wickets.