Oh NehraJi! Rare photos of Ashish Nehra with his wife and friends you must see!

Updated: 29 April, 2020 10:42 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Born on April 29, 1979, Ashish Nehra is a former Indian cricketer who has represented the national team in Tests, ODIs and T20Is.

    In picture: Ashish Nehra during a bowling practice session at MIG, Bandra

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    Ashish Nehra is known as one of the most talented fast bowlers to have come from the Indian cricket setup, constantly clocking 140 km/hr speeds while bowling, during his playing days.

    In picture: Ashish Nehra with his wife Rushma at an event organised by The Bishan Bedi Cricket Coaching Trust in Delhi for ‘Tribute to Tiger’ to commemorate the life and times of former cricketer and the Trust's Founding chief patron, Nawab Mansur Ali Khan 'Tiger' Pataudi

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    Sadly, Ashish Nehra's career was always riddled with injuries which made him miss crucial Indian cricket tournaments during the peak of his career.

    In pic: Ashish Nehra with his good pal and former cricketer Zaheer Khan. The two of them have been part of a strong pace attack for the Indian cricket team

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    His very good friend Yuvraj Singh had once joked that Ashish Nehra could even get injured while sleeping.

    L to R in picture: Ritwik Bhattacharya, Ashish Nehra and Irfan Pathan at the CCI-Erza invitation Squash Tournament

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    Ashish Nehra is from a Jat family based in Delhi. His parents are Diwan and Sumitra. Ashish Nehra has a brother Bhanu Mehra, who is a restaurateur.

    In picture: Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra during a Photo exhibition unveil "Swades Ladakh the land of Splendour by Ranjan Ramchandani at Emporio Mall, Vasant Kunj in New Delhi

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    Fun fact! Ashish Nehra played first-class cricket for his hometown, in 1997-98, which is also named Nehra Nagar

    In picture: Zaheer Khan with Ashish Neha and his wife Rushma outside Blue Frog in Mumbai

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    On April 2, 2009, Ashish Nehra got married to Rushma Nehra. The couple has a daughter Ariana and son Aarush.

    In picture: Ashish Nehra with trailblazing former batsman Virender Sehwag during a Test match

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    One of the highlights of Ashish Nehra's career was the spell he bowled against England in the 2003 World Cup, where he took 6 wickets for 23 runs to turn a losing match in India's favour. The spell is regarded as one of the best World Cup spells ever.

    In picture: Kapil Dev, Harbajan Singh, Ajay Jadeja and Ashish Nehra, all in Hotel Taj one day before the Cricket Benefit Match for the Tsunami Victims at Wankhede Stadium

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    Ashish Nehra has played a total of 120 ODIs taking 157 wickets at a bowling average of 31.56

    In picture: Harbhajan Singh, Ajay Jadeja, Kapil Dev, Ashish Nehra, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Kaif at Hotel Taj one day before the Cricket Benefit Match for the Tsunami Victims 

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    Ashish Nehra has played 17 Test matches and taken 44 wickets at an average of 42.40. His best bowling figures are 4/72.

     

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    In picture: Ashish Nehra at SJBCN International School Inaugurated by Cricketer and Tina Ambani at Borivli 

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    In picture: Ashish Nehra with Zaheer Khan and Ajit Agarkar at SJBCN International School. The trio were part of India's fast bowling unit

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    In picture: Ashish Nehra with Zaheer Khan and Ajit Agarkar at SJBCN International School

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    In picture: Ashish Nehra and other friends coming out from a party thrown by Virender Sehwag for his son Aryavir at a resort in south Delhi. Pic/ Rajeev Tyagi

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    In picture: Ashish Nehra with Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh at Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's wedding reception at St. Regis in Mumbai. Pic/ Sayyed Sameer Abedi

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    In picture: Ashish Nehra and Ajay Jadeja practicing at Wankhede stadium ahead of a Ranji match between Delhi and Mumbai.

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    Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden tweeted this picture of himself gifting a bouquet to Ashish Nehra, happily smiling for the camera, on a scooter

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    In picture: Ashish Nehra's mother Sumitra. Ashish Nehra's father's name is Diwan Singh Nehra

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About The Gallery

Former Indian speedster Ashish Nehra is one of the most animated and funny characters in the game of cricket. Ashish Nehra is famously known for his fun-loving nature and his ability to go on talking and cracking funny one-liners. As he turns 41 today, we take a look at some cool, funny and  throwback photos of Ashish Nehra with his near and dear ones off-the-field (Pictures/ mid-day archives)

First Published: 23 August, 2019 09:25 IST