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Calm MS Dhoni was a very calculative captain, reveals Ashish Nehra

Delhi pacer Ashish Nehra has admitted that MS Dhoni was both a calming presence and a very calculative skipper in the Indian dressing room. Nehra also revealed that Dhoni’s job as a skipper was to try and give plenty of opportunities to the youngsters, with the seniors having established the core.
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newscricketa month ago

Yuvraj Singh left out; Rohit Sharma included in David Warner’s combined IPL XI

David Warner left out the likes of Yuvraj Singh and Shane Watson from his combined India-Australia IPL XI, alongside former KKR opener Chris Lynn. However, Warner did include some veterans in the form of Ashish Nehra, Mitchell Starc, Suresh Raina and CSK’s skipper MS Dhoni alongside 'Kulcha.'
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newscricketa month ago

Impulsive Virat Kohli’s captaincy is still a work in progress, reckons Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has revealed that Virat Kohli’s captaincy is still a work in progress before admitting that he is a little bit impulsive in his tenure. The former pacer also disagreed on Kohli’s statements that ODI cricket in 2020 is not relevant by adding that it is as relevant as the other formats.
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newscricketa month ago

Vaseline doesn't even ensure conventional swing, says Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has stated that Vaseline can never be a replacement for saliva and sweat when it comes to shining the ball while adding that the product doesn't even ensure conventional swing. Nehra further added that Vaseline can keep the shine on the ball but doesn't make the ball heavy.
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newscricketa month ago

Lakshmipathy Balaji was more famous than Imran Khan in 2003, claims Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has claimed that in the 2003 series against Pakistan, Lakshmipathy Balaji was more famous in Pakistan than the great Imran Khan. Nehra also recalled the series where Balaji was hitting sixes left right centre, despite the presence of superstars such as Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid.
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newscricket2 months ago

Yuvraj Singh was impeccable under MS Dhoni's leadership, recalls Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has recalled that the all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was at his peak under the leadership of MS Dhoni since 2007. He also added that it was brilliant to see how he braved sickness and played in the 2011 World Cup but reminded that Yuvraj’s best knocks came under Dhoni’s leadership.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | IPL might start in October if things get back to normal, reckons Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has revealed that if things go back to normalcy by September, there stands a chance that the IPL might start in October. He also added that no one wishes for the tournament to start in August due to the long Indian monsoon season which will have a telling effect on the league.
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newscricket2 months ago

Unwavering self-confidence is MS Dhoni's strength, reveals Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has recalled one of the greatest innings MS Dhoni ever played, 16 years ago in Vizag, and applauded the former Indian skipper for his unwavering self-confidence. Nehra further added that Dhoni's discipline, passion, composure and confidence made him a different wicket-keeper.
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newscricket2 months ago

Not expecting any cricketing activity before July 15, opines Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra feels that the sporting world is a long way away from getting back to being normal and said that he does not expect any sort of cricket to take place before July 15. Nehra further added that fast bowlers face a monumental task when it comes to staying fit during lockdown.
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newscricket2 months ago

Not proud to have abused MS Dhoni, admits Ashish Nehra

Former India pacer Ashish Nehra, who was once caught mercilessly hurling expletives at MS Dhoni for dropping a catch, has admitted that his actions were unjustifiable and that he is not proud of them. It was then under Dhoni’s leadership that Nehra went on to lift his maiden World Cup title.
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