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Harbhajan Singh wants 'better suited' Ashish Nehra to be part of India’s T20 coaching setup
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Harbhajan Singh wants 'better suited' Ashish Nehra to be part of India’s T20 coaching setup

Harbhajan Sing feels 'someone who has played the game more recently is better suited for the India coaching job in T20s'.

Hardik Pandya can be in any white-ball team solely as a batter: Ashish Nehra
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Hardik Pandya can be in any white-ball team solely as a batter: Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra was asked if Hardik Pandya is ready to bowl 10 overs in ODIs. To which the former pacer said that even Pandya doesn't have the answer to that question.

India vs South Africa: Ashish Nehra says Rishabh Pant should focus more on his form than where he bats
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India vs South Africa: Ashish Nehra says Rishabh Pant should focus more on his form than where he bats

Pant, filling in for KL Rahul as captain of the Indian team for the T20I series against South Africa, has had an average run so far with scores of 29, 6 and 6.

India vs South Africa: Ashish Nehra 'surprised' by Rishabh Pant's decision not to use Yuzvendra Chahal
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India vs South Africa: Ashish Nehra 'surprised' by Rishabh Pant's decision not to use Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal, in form after emerging as the highest-wicket taker in the IPL, was not used for his full quota of overs vs South Africa.

Hardik Pandya should play without constant pressure of bowling four overs every game: Ashish Nehra
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Hardik Pandya should play without constant pressure of bowling four overs every game: Ashish Nehra

Owing to his brilliant performance in the IPL as skipper, Hardik Pandya was named the vice-captain of the Indian team that will take on South Africa in five-match T20Is.

Happy Birthday Ashish Nehra: Top 5 bowling figures of former Indian pacer
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Happy Birthday Ashish Nehra: Top 5 bowling figures of former Indian pacer

Ashish Nehra took 235 international wickets for India in 164 matches.

IPL 2022: Nehra all set to become head coach of Ahmedabad, Vikram Solanki to be 'Director of Cricket'
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IPL 2022: Nehra all set to become head coach of Ahmedabad, Vikram Solanki to be 'Director of Cricket'

World Cup-winning former India coach Gary Kirsten will be the 'Mentor' of the franchise which is expecting to get its formal 'Letter of Intent' (LOI) during the month

Tarak Sinha, one of India's most respected cricket coaches, passes away
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Tarak Sinha, one of India's most respected cricket coaches, passes away

Sinha was a father figure in Delhi's famous Sonnet Club, which has produced some of the country's finest cricketers, who ruled domestic and international cricket.

India vs England: 'Will be surprised if R Ashwin doesn't play at Oval', says Ashish Nehra
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India vs England: 'Will be surprised if R Ashwin doesn't play at Oval', says Ashish Nehra

As the action shifts to the Oval for the fourth Test, former India pacer Ashish Nehra feels that the Ravichandran Ashwin is almost certain to get the nod in the playing XI, given that conditions are expected to assist the spinners.

India vs England: 'Why not KL Rahul?,' Ashish Nehra backs Karnataka batsman to open with Rohit Sharma in first Test
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India vs England: 'Why not KL Rahul?,' Ashish Nehra backs Karnataka batsman to open with Rohit Sharma in first Test

While Shubman Gill returned home on 21 July after being ruled out, Mayank Agarwal, too, was eventually ruled out of the first Test at Trent Bridge, with a concussion test pending. This adds to the dilemma of who could open with Rohit Sharma in the series-opener.

Former pacer Ashish Nehra recalls how MS Dhoni convinced him to play 2011 World Cup
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Former pacer Ashish Nehra recalls how MS Dhoni convinced him to play 2011 World Cup

'Just hang in there for another two to three weeks. See how you feel. Be with the physio, sort it out with him, wait for two-three weeks, and then we’ll see how it goes,' MS Dhoni told Nehra when the pacer was contemplating retirement.

IPL 2020: Ashish Nehra says tournament should not be selection criteria for MS Dhoni
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IPL 2020: Ashish Nehra says tournament should not be selection criteria for MS Dhoni

Dhoni's comeback and retirement has been a matter of intense speculation. His much-awaited comeback is expected to be with Chennai Super Kings at the upcoming IPL, set to be held in the UAE from 19 September.

Irfan Pathan says fast bowlers need to 'forget about reverse swing' until COVID-19 restrictions ease up
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Irfan Pathan says fast bowlers need to 'forget about reverse swing' until COVID-19 restrictions ease up

The ICC banned the use of saliva to shine the ball due to the threat of COVID-19 infection.

Virat Kohli-led India still have a long way to go before earning comparisons with Australia of 1990s, 2000s, says Ashish Nehra
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Virat Kohli-led India still have a long way to go before earning comparisons with Australia of 1990s, 2000s, says Ashish Nehra

Virat Kohli's Indian team still has a long way to go before it is spoken of in the same breath as Australia of 2000s, feels former India pacer Ashish Nehra.

Virat Kohli calling ODIs irrelevant in T20 World Cup year is 'wrong', feels former India pacer Ashish Nehra
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Virat Kohli calling ODIs irrelevant in T20 World Cup year is 'wrong', feels former India pacer Ashish Nehra

Nehra, who was part of India's 2011 world cup winning team, added that the current Indian team was 'chopping and changing too much'

Marnus Labuschagne says players should be ready to adapt to new laws to get back on the field
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Marnus Labuschagne says players should be ready to adapt to new laws to get back on the field

There has been widespread speculations that the use of saliva and sweat to shine the ball will be stopped to cut down the risk of spreading the highly contagious coronavirus when cricket restarts.

Saliva is must and vaseline is no replacement, feel Ashish Nehra, Harbhajan Singh
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Saliva is must and vaseline is no replacement, feel Ashish Nehra, Harbhajan Singh

Saliva and sweat are components that cannot be entirely done away with, insist a few distinguished India cricketers, as the ICC contemplates legalising ball tampering post COVID-19 by using artificial substances to prevent virus spread.

IPL Dream XI: From Malinga to Raina, the best from 12 years of the cricketing carnival
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IPL Dream XI: From Malinga to Raina, the best from 12 years of the cricketing carnival

With everything on hold, it's time to look back, time to reflect, time to ponder, time to wonder. So Firstpost presents you with IPL Dream XI.

IPL 2020: Ashish Nehra believes tournament '100 percent possible' if normalcy returns by October
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IPL 2020: Ashish Nehra believes tournament '100 percent possible' if normalcy returns by October

"If things go back to normal around the world by October, we'll have a 100 percent clearance," Nehra reckoned.

Ashish Nehra feels prolonged break will pose massive challenge for fast bowlers to attain full fitness
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Ashish Nehra feels prolonged break will pose massive challenge for fast bowlers to attain full fitness

A batsman can do with yoga and weight training but for the merchants of speed, former India pacer Ashish Nehra feels the absence of running for a prolonged period could come in their way of fitness.