Ashish Nehra Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Ashish Nehra

Real NameAshish Diwan Singh Nehra
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Fast-medium bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 24 February 1999 vs Sri Lanka in Colombo
ODI- 24 June 2001 vs Zimbabwe in Harare
T20- 9 December vs Sri Lanka in Nagpur
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#64(India)
#64(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamMumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils, Delhi, Asia XI, India, Pune Warriors, Chennai Super Kings, North Zone, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite BallOut Swinger
Records (main ones)• Record for the best bowling figures by an Indian in World Cup, as he took 6 for 23 against England in Durban in World Cup 2003.
• Only Indian to take 6 wickets twice in ODI's, against England in World Cup 2003 and against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Career Turning PointTour to Zimbabwe in 2001
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 April 1979
Age (as in 2017)38 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Diwan Singh Nehra
Mother- Sumitra Nehra
Brother- Bhanu Nehra (Restaurateur)
Ashish Nehra with his brother
Sisters- N/A
HobbiesListening music
Controversies• In 2001, during a Test match between India and Zimbabwe at Bulawayo he was warned twice for running on the pitch and then banned from bowling further, and was the first Indian bowler that was been banned from bowling.
• In 2010, during the World Twenty20 Championship, he along with 5 five other Indian cricketers were involved in a pub brawl.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag
Bowler: Wasim Akram
Favourite FoodChicken, Chinese and Thai food
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsRushma Nehra
WifeRushma Nehra
Ashish Nehra with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- Arush
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Ashish Nehra

Some lesser known facts about Ashish Nehra

  • Does Ashish Nehra smoke?: No
  • Does Ashish Nehra drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Nehra is denoted as the Comeback Man of Indian cricket for his selections in Indian team after injuries.
  • Neither he uses a smartphone nor he is active on social networking sites.
  • He is also called Mr.Glass as he kept on getting bone injuries throughout his career.
  • He consider former Pakistani bowler Wasim Akram as his inspiration.
  • The fastest ball that he ever bowled was 149.7 km/h in 2003 World Cup, South Africa.
  • Once it was caught on the camera when he abused the newcomer MS Dhoni after he dropped the catch of Shahid Afridi.

  • In his early cricketing days he used to sit behind Virender Sehwag’s scooter to play cricket at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, Delhi.
  • He has played for 6 teams in IPL, i.e. Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors India, Delhi Daredevils, Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad.