Ashish Nehra is a former cricketer and current cricket coach from India. He played for the India Men’s Cricket National Team and the Delhi Cricket Team. He had also played for the Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors India, Chennai Super Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Player Profile

Ashish Nehra was born on April 29, 1979, in the Delhi Cantonment in Delhi, India. He stands 185 cm and is a left-arm medium fast bowler and a right-handed batsman.

He is from a Hindu Jat family.

Role Bowler
Height / weight 1.85 m /
Born 29 Apr 1979
Nationality India India
Playing Style Right Handed
Number 64
Team History
Delhi Cricket Team Delhi 1997 - 2017
2890 sunrisers hyderabad Sunrisers 2016 - 2017
55 india national cricket team India 1999 - 2017
1083 chennai super kings Super Kings 2014 - 2015
Delhi Daredevils 2013
2563 pune warriors india Pune Warriors 2011 - 2012
1088 mumbai indians Mumbai Indians 2009 - 2010
Delhi Daredevils 2009 - 2010


Nehra started his professional career playing for the Delhi Cricket Team in 1997. In 1999, he made his Test Cricket debut for the India Men’s National Team] in a match against Sri Lanka. In 2001, he had his One Day International debut, playing against Zimbabwe.

In 2009, he debut in the T20I cricket, playing against Sri Lanka gain.

The year before that, he had signed with the Mumbai Indians. In 2009, he also signed with the Delhi Daredevils and was with them up until 2010.

From 2011-2012, Nehra played for the Pune Warriors India, and in 2013, he returned to the Delhi Daredevils. From 2014 to 2015, he was with the Chennai Super Kings, and from 2016 to 2017, he played for the Sunrisers Hyderabad.

He started his coaching career in 2018 and was a coach for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 2022, he moved to coach the Gujarat Titans.

Career Highlights

  • 2008 - Man of the Match, against Rajasthan Royals

Career Statistics

  • Matches - 17 (Test), 120 (ODI), 27 (T20I)
  • Runs Scored - 77 (Test), 157 (ODI), 34 (T20I)
  • Batting Average - 5.50 (Test), 5.19 (ODI), 5.60 (T20I)

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