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Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra


Ashish Nehra, Who is Indian cricketer who plays all formats of the game, Born on 29 April 1979, In Delhi, India. His role in Indian cricket team is Fast – Medium bowler.

Family Background:

His father Diwan Singh Nehra, His mother Sumitra Nehra and brother Bhanu Nehra who is Restauranter.

Personal Life:

Nehra Married to Rushma Nehra. This couple has 2 children, Son name is Arush Nehra and Daughter name is Ariana Nehra.


He started playing first-class cricket for his hometown Delhi In 1997-1998 season. In 1999, He made his test match debut against Sri-Lanka in Colombia and he made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in Harare in 2001. On his first ODI, He started out well. But After dismissing Marvan Atapattu, He failed to get any more wickets. As like, He dismissed Alistair Campbell with the second ball in ODI.

His career statistics are better in ODI cricket than in Test cricket. In 2011, He played his first Cricket World Cup against South Africa. In this match, he expensive giving away 65 runs in 8.4 wicketless overs. Nehra is the most economical bowler for his side taking 2 wickets in 10 overs for a mere 33 runs. He could not play the final because of the fractured finger on his right hand. After recovering from injury, He made himself available for 2011 ODI series in England. but he was ignored.

After, Nehra made the National comeback in T-20 Squad for India’s tour of Australia 2016, the Asia Cup and World T-20 match. After the good performance against Australia and Sri-Lanka, He promoted to India’s Main Bowler at the age 36.

Nehra played his last ever International match in a T20 against New Zealand on 1st November 2017. In this, India won by 53 runs, with Nehra bowling the final over.

Unknown Facts:

  • He donated the Comeback Man of Indian cricket for his selection in Indian team after injuries.
  • Neither he uses smartphone nor he active on any social networking sites.
  • He considers former Pakistani bowler Wasim Akram as his inspiration.

Master Strokes:

  • He recorded for best bowling figures by an Indian in World cup, He took 6 for 23 against England in the World Cup 2003.
  • He is only Indian to take 6 wickets twice in ODIs against Sri-Lanka and England in 2003.


  • In 2001, During the test match between India and Zimbabwe, He was warned twice for running on the pitch and banned from further bowling. He was the first Indian who was banned from bowling.
  • In 2010, During the World T-20 match, He along with Five other Indian cricketers were involved in a pub brawl.

Awards and Achievements:

  • On 26 February 2003, He won the Man of the Match in ODI series.
  • On 11 September 2009, He won the Man of the Match in ODI.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Ashish Nehra, Concentrate on your goal, Do not take mind the public’s rumors.

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