Ashish Nehra: My body will be at peace now: Ashish Nehra | Cricket News
NEW DELHI: Having endured a lot ache in his 18-year-long injury-littered but profitable profession, Ashish Nehra says his physique can be at peace as he bid adieu to worldwide profession on Wednesday.
“I’ll miss all this. That is what you practice for. One factor which will certainly be at peace can be my physique. I mentioned earlier that I can go a pair extra years, however there cannot be a greater time to stroll away,” Nehra mentioned after his swansong recreation in worldwide cricket.
Nehra was requested by skipper Virat Kohli to bowl the final over of the primary T20I match towards New Zealand, which India gained by 53 runs.
“I have to be the one bowler who despatched down the final over most variety of occasions for India. However these occasions had been totally different. There was no strain at present.”
Nehra mentioned the sport has modified lots since he began taking part in.
“I performed my first recreation right here in 1997. The foundations have modified and so many runs are being scored. However no matter occurs, this staff is right here to remain. The way forward for Indian cricket is in secure fingers for the following six-seven years,” he mentioned.
Nehra mentioned there are few moments that outline cricketers and such moments additionally create their picture.
“I’ve performed beneath many alternative folks, however it has been a memorable journey. I used to be telling Viru additionally this; he scored so many runs, however folks nonetheless name him Multan ka Sultan, so you might be remembered for a selected second,” he mentioned.
Nehra stopped taking part in Check cricket a few years again however he has no regrets.
“At occasions, you decide up wickets off dangerous balls, however as a cricketer, you in entrance of a mirror want to grasp how properly you might be taking part in and what it is advisable do. There are such a lot of individuals who requested me if I might have appreciated to play Check cricket. However you’ll be able to see the glass as half-full or half-empty.
“I final performed Check cricket after I was 24 or 25, however on the finish, to have performed for 18 years and to be right here standing in blue clothes and to have performed my closing match, I couldn’t have requested for something extra. I’ve no regrets. I’m at all times glad, retired or in any other case.”