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.










Test Debut


Sri Lanka v India






Last Test


Pakistan v India






ODI Debut


Zimbabwe v India






Last ODI


India v Pakistan






T20I debut


India v Sri Lanka






Last T20I


India v England 






T20s debut


Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore 






Last T20s


Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rising Pune Supergiant





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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