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Ashish Nehra bids adieu to all forms of cricket

Oct 12, 2017 12:42 IST
Ashish Nehra bids adieu to all forms of cricket

Ashish Nehra on 11 October 2017 announced retirement from all forms of international and domestic cricket. Nehra will be playing his last match T20 International (T20I) against New Zealand on 1 November 2017 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi.

Left arm medium fast bowler Nehra will also retire from the Indian Premier League, which played a huge role at his international comeback in 2016.

 

 Categories

 

 Matches

 

Venue

 

Year

 

Test Debut

 

Sri Lanka v India

 

Colombo

 

1999

 

Last Test

 

Pakistan v India

 

Rawalpindi

 

2004

 

ODI Debut

 

Zimbabwe v India

 

Harare

 

2001

 

Last ODI

 

India v Pakistan

 

Mohali

 

2011

 

T20I debut

 

India v Sri Lanka

 

Nagpur

 

2009

 

Last T20I

 

India v England 

 

Bengaluru

 

2017

 

T20s debut

 

Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore 

 

Mumbai

 

2008

 

Last T20s

 

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rising Pune Supergiant

 

Hyderabad

 

2017

Journey of Ashish Nehra as a Cricketer
• Ashish Nehra made his cricket debut in 1999 under Mohammed Azharuddin in India.
• He made his international debut in a Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo in February 1999.
• Owing to injuries, Nehra did not play a single international match for India between September 2005 and June 2009.
• He returned to international cricket with 2011 World Cup. He played the semi-final where he broke his finger while going for a catch of Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq as a result; he had to give World Cup final, a miss.
• He has taken 44 Test wickets, besides 157 ODI and 34 T20.

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• He is best remembered for his 6 for 23 against England at Durban in the 2003 World Cup, despite being unwell and puking throughout the match.
• Nehra has played 17 Tests, 120 ODIs and 26 T20 Internationals for the country till date.

 

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