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Relive Ashish Nehra’s glorious career in pictures ahead of his last international match

Ashish Nehra will feature in his final International match on Wednesday against New Zealand in the first T20I at Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi.

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Ashish Nehra, India's left-arm pacer will feature in his final International match on Wednesday against New Zealand in the first T20I of the three match series at his home ground Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi. A few weeks back he announced an end to his 18-year old International career. (Source: Reuters)

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Ashish Nehra made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in Harare in 2001. He played 144 ODIs for the Men in Blue, picking up 157 wickets with 6/23 against England being his best bowling figures which came in 2003 World Cup in South Africa. (Source: AP)

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Ashish Nehra featured in 17 Test matches for India and scalped 44 wickets in his career, with 4/72 being his best in an innings. He made his International debut in the longest format in the year 1999, playing his first Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo. (Source: Express Archive)

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Ashish Nehra was also impressive in his first class career. He represented Delhi, playing 90 matches with 303 wickets to his name. (Source: PTI)

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Ashish Nehra has also been impressive in the shortest format of the game as he played 131 T20 matches and picked up 162 wickets in his career. For Team India he played 26 T20Is and grabbed 34 wickets with 3 for 19 being his best bowling figures. (Source: Express Archive)

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Ashish Nehra last featured in the blue jersey against England in February this year during the T20I home series. (Source: File)

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Ashish Nehra, during his nine-year IPL career, played 88 matches and scalped 106 wickets with 4 for 10 being his best bowling figures in a match. (Source: Express Archive)

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Ashish Nehra was recently selected for the three-match T20I series with Australia but wasn't included in the playing XI in any of the matches. (Source: Reuters)