Ashish Nehra is a renowned left arm fast bowler, who has played for the India cricket team since 1999. He has given a number of noteworthy performances during his career, but his career has been plagued with injuries.
Net Worth: $ 0.7 million
Income Source: Ashish Nehra gets salary as a member of IPL team, Chennai Super Kings.
Born: 29th April, 1979 (35 years old)
Marital Status: Married to Rushma Nehra since 2009
Height/Weight: 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m), 76 kg
Ashish Diwansingh Nehra comes from Delhi and has played first class cricket for his home town at since 1997. His family includes wife Rushma Nehra and son Arush Nehra. He started his international cricketing career in 1999, but bid adieu to team India after his last ODI match in 2012. The probable reason of the end of his international cricketing career is recurring injuries and budding competition from the upcoming younger lot of pace bowlers. Despite his success as a pace bowler, his unprofessional behavior in the field has put him in a fix on several occasions, when he has been seen using rude language with the opponent team members.
Ashish Nehra is a left arm medium fast bowler and right handed batsman. He started his domestic career as a member of Delhi squad and subsequently earned a place in the national team in 1999, when he played his debut Test match against Sri Lanka. His first international ODI came against Zimbabwe in 2001. His career best came during the World Cup 2003, when he took 6 wickets for 23 runs in a match against England. He also performed well in a semi final match against Pakistan in World Cup 2011, taking 2 wickets in 10 overs and conceding just 33 runs, but a fractured finger prevented him to play the Final match. Nehra has taken 154 wickets in 117 ODIs and 44 wickets in 17 Test matches, during his international career. Despite an impressive run with the ball, Nehra was unable to capitalize on his performance and make a permanent place on the team due to recurring back and ankle injuries. He has played IPL for a number of teams, including Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors and Chennai Super Kings in the last season.
Salary and Assets
Currently, Ashish is not a member of Indian cricket team, but gets his salary from his IPL team. Ashish Nehra is a resident of Delhi and owns a house there. He was presented a Fluidic Verna car by Hyundai after the World Cup 2011.