Abu Nechim Ahmed is an Indian first class cricket player representing Assam team. He bowls right arm medium fast and bats right handedly. The main teams that he has represented are Royal Bengal Tigers, India Under 19s, ICL India XI and Assam. Presently, he has been bought by Mumbai Indians to play for the IPL 5 season.
Fast bowlers like to perform in pairs and one such potent blend is in the form of Abu Nechim and Yo mahesh at the Under 19 level. In the previous World Cup, this duo shared 21 wickets between them. In the semi final, Nechim had figures of 4 for 14 and this was his 2nd 4 wicket haul in the championship during which he displayed effective movement under the Premadasa floodlights. Nechim is capable of swinging the delivery in both directions at good speed and even at present has good control with the white ball also. This art is to be mastered by experienced bowlers also.
Abu Nechim has played in 28 first class matches in which he has picked up 82 wickets. For this he required 4833 balls and conceded 2322 runs. His economy rate was 2.88, bowling average was 28.31 and bowling strike rate was 58.9. He also scored 389 runs with 39 as his highest score. His batting strike rate was 48.56 and batting average was 12.96. He smashed 4 sixes and 49 fours, taking 7 catches.
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