When Ashish Nehra asked Sourav Ganguly- ‘Do not be afraid of Dada, I am no …’, read interesting anecdote
Everyone spoke differently to Nehra in different ways by saying goodbye to cricket. But former India cricketer Hemang Badani congratulated Ashish Nehra for the most interesting story.
New Delhi: Ashish Nehra retired from cricket After playing cricket for 18 years, he said goodbye to cricket by playing the first T20 against New Zealand. Team India also gave them a fantastic farewell. Even on social media, many of his fellow players greeted him for the future. Everyone spoke differently to Nehra in different ways by saying goodbye to cricket. But former India cricketer Hemang Badani congratulated Ashish Nehra for the most interesting story. He narrated an anecdote of 2004 when Ashish Nehra had said to Sourav Ganguly – “Dada Do not Do It, I Am No …” After saying this, there was a feat. Let’s know what was there … When Ganguly spoke with Nehra – Dada I am no …
In 2004 India played in ODI series in Pakistan. At that time Ashish Nehra was going through the injuries. But the effect of their thief was not on the form. His fantastic performance in the entire series. When Team India gave the 300 plus target to Pakistan in Karachi ODI, it seemed as if Team India would comfortably win the match.
But due to the excellent batting of Pakistani batsman Moin Khan, the match went up to the exciting turn. At that time everyone felt that the match was out of India’s hands. Pakistan needed 10 runs in the last over.
Sourav Ganguly did not understand who he was bowling. Because all the bowlers were badly beaten. At that time Ashish Nehra came from the boundary to Ganguly. Ganguly was very tense at that time. Nehra quieted his tension and said, ‘Dada I put … Do not be afraid … I will win the match.’ After that Nehra made the last over and not only did he bowled Moin Khan but only got 3 runs for Team India to win the match.
Hemang Badani told another story of him. Ashish Nehra used to be upset due to injuries in his career. When Team India went to play a series in Zimbabwe in 2001, his feet got stretched. After doing the net practice, the hotel used to sit in a bucket filled with water in his room and then went out for the practice. He bowled superb in the entire series and the team had won the series.