Indian cricket team defeated New Zealand by 53 runs in the T20 match that took place at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. Several Indian fans showered their blessings on bowler Ashish Nehra as it was his last game.
At the end of the game, players including Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan took Ashish Nehra on their shoulders to mark his concluding game. On Wednesday, Ashish Nehra supporters came together at Feroz Shah Kotla to give him farewell at his home ground. Banners of different shapes, sizes and colours were noticed on the stadium with touchy quotes for pacer Nehra.
Ashish Nehra fans even posted special messages on social media about him.
During 2003 World Cup tournament against England, Ashish Nehra showcased splendid bowling skills and clinched 6 wickets for 23 runs.
In year 1999, Ashish Nehra started his career in Test matches. His first match was against Sri Lanka in Colombo and later he played 17 Test matches for India and clinched 44 wickets at an average of 42.40.
His first One Day International matches began in year 2001. Later, he played 120 ODIs and clinched 157 wickets at an average of 31.72 while in 27 T20 International games, Ashish Nehra achieved 34 wickets.