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India fast bowler Ashish Nehra bid adieu to the game after the first T20I between India and New Zealand.

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: November 2, 2017 10:46:42 pm
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India marked their first ever T20I win against New Zealand at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla after beating the Kiwis by 53 runs in first of the three-match T20I series. The end of this match also marked the end of Ashish Nehra’s cricketing career as the left-hand bowler bid an adieu to the game on Wednesday. Nehra though didn’t scalp a wicket but returned with economical figures of 0/29 in 4 overs. Earlier, India rode on a record stand of 158 runs from openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to post 202/3 in 20 overs. Later, the India bowling ling up restricted New Zealand to 149/8. Here’s what experts have to say about India’s maiden T20I win over New Zealand and Nehra’s farewell match.














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