Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra (About this soundpronunciation ; born 29 April 1979) is an Indian cricket coach and former cricketer who played in all formats of the game. Nehra announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in late 2017, with the Twenty20 International match against New Zealand on 1 November 2017 at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground his last appearance.[1][2]

Ashish Nehra
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Personal information
Born (1979-04-29) 29 April 1979 (age 42)
Delhi, India
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingLeft arm fast-medium
RoleBowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 220)24 February 1999 v Sri Lanka
Last Test13 April 2004 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 137)21 June 2001 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI30 March 2011 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no.64
T20I debut (cap 25)9 December 2009 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I1 November 2017 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1997–2017Delhi
2008Mumbai Indians
2009–2010Delhi Daredevils
2011–2012Pune Warriors India
2013Delhi Daredevils
2014–2015Chennai Super Kings
2016–2017Sunrisers Hyderabad
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I
Matches 17 120 27
Runs scored 80 141 28
Batting average 5.50 6.08 5.60
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 19 24 12*
Balls bowled 3,447 5,609 588
Wickets 44 157 34
Bowling average 42.40 31.57 22.29
5 wickets in innings 0 2 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/72 6/23 4/19
Catches/stumpings 5/– 17/– 4/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 1 November 2017

Early and personal lifeEdit

Nehra was born in 1979 in Delhi in a Hindu Jat family to Diwan Singh Nehra and Sumitra Nehra.[3]

International careerEdit

Nehra was named in the 'Team of the Tournament' for the 2016 T20 World Cup by the ICC and Cricinfo.[4][5]

Domestic careerEdit

In the 2013–14 Ranji Trophy, he took 6/16 from 10 overs to bowl out Vidarbha for a meagre 88 in the first innings at the Roshanara Club Ground at Delhi.[6]

After recovering from the ankle injury that prevented him from playing for the Delhi Ranji Team in the 2007–08 season,[7] Nehra joined the Indian Premier League and signed up for the Mumbai Indians franchise.[7] For his performances in 2014 and 2015 for Chennai Super Kings, he was named in the Cricinfo CLT20 XI. [8]

Coaching careerEdit

In January 2018, Royal Challengers Bangalore appointed Ashish Nehra as their bowling coach. Nehra retained his position in 2019's season of IPL.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nehra farewell hogs headlines in T20I series opener". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Rohit, Dhawan break both records and New Zealand". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.jatmahasabha.in/2009/09/ashish-nehra-jat-cricketer-from-delhi.html Ashish Nehra
  4. ^ https://www.cricket.com.au/news/icc-world-t20-team-of-the-tournament-india-roy-de-kock-kohli-root-buttler-watson-russell/2016-04-04
  5. ^ "ESPNcricinfo's team of the 2016 World T20". ESPNcricinfo.
  6. ^ "Group A: Delhi v Vidarbha at Delhi, Dec 14-16, 2013 - Cricket Scorecard - ESPN Cricinfo". Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Nehra for Mumbai Indians, Mishra for Delhi". Cricinfo. 14 March 2008. Archived from the original on 17 March 2008. Retrieved 21 April 2008.
  8. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/indian-premier-league-2015/content/story/881033.html
  9. ^ "IPL 2018: Gary Kirsten, Ashish Nehra Join RCB Coaching Team". The Quint. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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