Hyderabad: India’s comeback pacer Ashish Nehra on Thursday said he will call an end to his cricket career after the first Twenty20 International (T20I) against New Zealand at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on November 1.
"I have spoken to the team management and the selection committee (about retiring). The game against New Zealand is in Delhi so you can't get better than that when you retire in front of your home crowd," the 38-year-old said at a press conference ahead of Friday’s third T20I against Australia.
"I think Bhuvi (Bhuvneshwar Kumar) and (Jasprit) Bumrah are doing really well. And that this is the way forward for me." Nehra is currently part of three-match T20I series against Australia but he didn't feature in the first two matches.
Nehra has so far played 17 Tests (44 wickets), 120 One-Day Internationals (157 wickets) and 26 T20Is (34 wickets) for the country. He was part of the Indian squad which won the 2011 Cricket World Cup at home.