By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : April 06, 2017, 11:34
Duration : 01:48
IPL 10: Ashish Nehra becomes 1st left arm bowler to clinch 100 IPL wickets
Ashish Nehra becomes 1st left arm bowler to clinch 100 IPL wickets. Ashish Nehra makes new IPL record by clinching 100 wickets. Veteran Ashish Nehra becomes the first left-arm bowler to pick 100 wickets in the IPL. He did this in the opening match of IPL 10 when he got two wickets on consecutive deliveries. He finished the match with a important spell of 2/42. Nehra is the eight bowler to achieve this feat in the IPL. Other bowlers who are in this elite list are Lasith Malinga (143), Amit Mishra (124), Dwayne Bravo (122), Piyush Chawla (120), Harbhajan Singh (119), R Vinay Kumar (101) and Ravichandran Ashwin (100). Nehra has had a good time in the IPL. His 100 wickets have come in 83 matches at an average of 23.4 and a strike rate of 18.05. He proves that he has an ability to consistently take wickets.