Ashish Nehra      

Full name Ashish Nehra

Born April 29, 1979, Delhi

Current age 36 years 91 days

Major teams India, Asia XI, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Ashish Nehra
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 17 25 11 77 19 5.50 256 30.07 0 0 8 3 5 0
ODIs 120 46 21 141 24 5.64 246 57.31 0 0 12 3 18 0
T20Is 8 3 0 22 22 7.33 16 137.50 0 0 1 2 3 0
First-class 90 109 31 756 57 9.69 0 1 25 0
List A 197 85 35 454 37* 9.08 0 0 36 0
Twenty20 95 22 11 62 22* 5.63 78 79.48 0 0 4 3 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 17 29 3447 1866 44 4/72 6/117 42.40 3.24 78.3 2 0 0
ODIs 120 120 5751 4981 157 6/23 6/23 31.72 5.19 36.6 5 2 0
T20Is 8 8 186 274 13 3/19 3/19 21.07 8.83 14.3 0 0 0
First-class 90 16966 8832 303 7/14 29.14 3.12 55.9 14 4
List A 197 9519 7931 239 6/23 6/23 33.18 4.99 39.8 8 2 0
Twenty20 95 95 2076 2667 118 4/10 4/10 22.60 7.70 17.5 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Feb 24-28, 1999 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v India at Rawalpindi, Apr 13-16, 2004 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 24, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI India v Pakistan at Mohali, Mar 30, 2011 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Nagpur, Dec 9, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v India at Durban, Jan 9, 2011 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Delhi v Karnataka at Delhi, Dec 30, 2013 - Jan 2, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A Delhi v Mumbai at Rajkot, Nov 19, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Mumbai, Apr 20, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings at Kolkata, May 24, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/41 Super Kings v Mum Indians Kolkata 24 May 2015 T20
3/28 Super Kings v RCB Ranchi 22 May 2015 T20
1/28, 0 Super Kings v Mum Indians Mumbai 19 May 2015 T20
1/17 Super Kings v Kings XI Mohali 16 May 2015 T20
0/29 Super Kings v Royals Chennai 10 May 2015 T20
0/45 Super Kings v Mum Indians Chennai 8 May 2015 T20
0*, 3/19 Super Kings v RCB Chennai 4 May 2015 T20
1/31 Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 2 May 2015 T20
1*, 0/36 Super Kings v KKR Kolkata 30 Apr 2015 T20
1/38 Super Kings v KKR Chennai 28 Apr 2015 T20
Profile

Ashish Nehra brings to the popping-crease most of the virtues of a classical left-arm fast bowler - pace, accuracy, subtle variations of line and length, an ability to move the ball off the wicket and a devastating late inswinger that can harass the best. He came out of his first full tour - to Zimbabwe in 2000-01 - with his reputation as one of the most promising new-ball bowlers on the international circuit vastly enhanced, and his performance at Bulawayo played a key role in India's winning a Test outside the subcontinent for the first time in 15 years. He struggled to establish himself thereafter, as inconsistency and injuries saw him slip down the pace bowling list. The high point of that difficult period came in the 2003 World Cup against England, where he scalped 6-23 and then threw up by the side of the pitch. Surgery on a troublesome ankle, and an indifferent tour of Australia followed, but having ceased to be an automatic pick, he performed creditably in Pakistan. His injury battles returned to haunt him when he pulled out midway through the 2005 Zimbabwe tour and he had a succession of operations on his ankle that slowed down his career. He hit the headlines with creditable showings in the IPL, particularly in the second season, and was recalled to the ODI squad for the tour of West Indies in June 2009.
Dileep Premachandran June 2009

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May 22, 2015

Ashish Nehra appeals for a wicket, Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Qualifier 2, Ranchi, May 22, 2015

Ashish Nehra appeals for a wicket

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Apr 22, 2015

Ashish Nehra finished with a career-best 4 for 10, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2015, Bangalore, April 22, 2015

Ashish Nehra finished with a career-best 4 for 10

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Apr 17, 2015

Ashish Nehra took wickets in successive overs to dent Mumbai Indians' start, Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2015, Mumbai, April 17, 2015

Ashish Nehra took wickets in successive overs to dent Mumbai Indians' start

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd unofficial Test: India A v Australia A at Chennai - Jul 29-Aug 1
India A 135 Australia A 43/0 (13 ov)
TBA v Indians at Colombo (RPS)
Aug 6-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
India A v Australia A at Chennai
Aug 7, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
India A v Sth Africa A at Chennai
Aug 9, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
India A v Australia A at Chennai
Aug 11, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
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