We will not see bowling of Gentleman of Cricket Ashish Nehra in future. The legends cricketer Ashish Nehra has taken retirement in his last international match against New Zealand on 1 October 2017 at Firoz Shah Kotla. The decision of the bowler ends his 18 years long cricket career as a fast bowler. He plays 17 test match, 120 ODIs, and 26 T20 matches for Indian Cricket team. He is second oldest Indian cricketer who announces retirement at the age of 38 years and 186 days only Rahul Dravid is retired at the age of 38 years and 232 days.
He is one of the most loving cricketers of Team India. His cricketing career is 6826 days longs. The debut match of Nehra is against Sri Lanka on 24 February 1999 at Colombo and his last test match is against Pakistan at Rawalpindi from April 13 to 16, 2004. He started to play ODI at Harare against Zimbabwe on June 24, 2001, and the last ODI match of Nehra was against Pakistan at Mohali on March 30, 2011. He made his T20 debut against Sri Lanka at Nagpur on December 9, 2009, and finally, he plays his last T20 and also the last match if his International Cricket Career against New Zealand at his home ground Firoz Shah Kotla, Delhi on November 1, 2017.
Ashish Nehra is a classical left-arm fast bowler. He is known for pace, line and length, accuracy and his ability to swing the ball off the wicket. He is master of late inswinger that is dangerous for the batsman. He plays under eight captain, his debut captain is Mohammad Azharuddin followed by Saurav Ganguli, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Virendra Sehwag, MS Dhoni and finally he retired in the captaincy of Virat Kohli. He is also playing under the captaincy of Inzamam ul Haq for Asia Xi team.
Nehra International Cricket career
The major team of Ashish Nehra
India, Asia XI, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors, Sunrisers Hyderabad.