Former India fast bowler Ashish Nehra today called Ishant Sharma the "least talented" among the current crop of pacers in the country, adding that the lanky bowler managed to play 60 plus Tests by virtue of his dedication and hardwork.
He has already won a few Man-of-the Match awards for his superlative performance with the ball in IPL-8 and experienced campaigner Ashish Nehra says it is difficult for a fast bowler to regularly emerge as the top performer in one season.
Chennai Super Kings won the match by 12 runs and reclaimed top-spot in the table. With the win, they have also booked a place in the play-offs. The match witnessed the brilliance of West Indian athlete Dwayne Bravo, who took two stunning catches and and two wickets towards the end after making a quick-fire 15 runs from eight balls. Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to stifle Rajasthan Royals' run-chase during the middle overs. And Brendon McCullum playeda pivotal innings of 81 runs on top of slow, tricky wicket.
The Indian Premier League 2015 didn’t get off to the best of starts. Terming the opening ceremony as a disaster would be putting it mildly. However, that was quickly forgotten as the tournament got underway.
MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings have always been known for their batting prowess. However, in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the man who is turning the matches around for the Chennai franchise is speedster Ashish Nehra. The Delhi bowler has become the go-to man for his skipper.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday said skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni doesn’t have any preconceived notions and goes into the game blank and just operates on his instincts as to who is bowling well and how the wicket is behaving.
Well-oiled Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance to thrash a clueless Kings XI Punjab side at Chepauk in 24th match of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL). MS Dhoni's men won the match by a whopping 97 runs.
The 24th match of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will witness two outfits with lots of match-winners. But thanks to the nature of the Twenty20 game, not many players from either camp will get chances to showcase their talent.
Despite having a strange run-up, an unconventional bowling action and a career plagued by injuries, fast bowler Ashish Nehra continues to compete with the best in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the help of his vast experience and exceptional control over the cricket ball.
Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina said dismissing South African swashbuckler A B de Villiers early proved to be the decisive turning point in his side's 27-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match here.
Veteran Ashish Nehra dished out a brilliant spell of pace bowling after Suresh Raina's batting heroics as Chennai Super Kings recorded a comfortable 27-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL cricket match here today.
Chennai Super Kings pace spearhead Ashish Nehra said dismissing Rohit Sharma, when the Mumbai Indians' skipper was poised for a late assault, proved to be crucial in his side's six-wicket triumph over the home side in an IPL match here.
Notwithstanding Mumbai Indians' poor start in this IPL season, Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming is wary of the home team's capabilities and insists that the visitors, who are unbeaten so far, have not lowered their guard for Friday's game.
Chennai Super Kings pacer Ashish Nehra said defending a 150-run score against Delhi Daredevils was a tough ask but he is glad to have played a crucial role in his team's one-run triumph in an IPL match here.
Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni lauded pacer Ashish Nehra for his fiery spell and expressed satisfaction that his team could held on to nerves against Delhi Daredevils in their thrilling match of the IPL-8 twenty20 cricket tournament here.