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Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Akhtar were the ones who helped Ashish Nehra to 2011 WC semi-final

August 3, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

In a recent interview, the talented ex-seamer of the Indian cricket team, Ashish Nehra some great moments of World Cup 2011. He has recalled the India and Pakistan match in Mohali. Nehra has the fondest memory of that match. He fondly told his ardent fans an incident about the tickets to the world cup. Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Akhtar helped him. He related to his fans how both of them helped him with the tickets.

Nehra was taking on Wisden's The Greatest Rivalry digital broadcast. There were not very numerous five-star inns in Chandigarh, there was one Mount View inn, and groups were remaining in Taj. Furthermore, he had seen individuals originating from America or England, you simply name it, and they didn't have tickets.

Aside from the fans, plenty of prominent individuals like the then Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, and afterward Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had additionally come to watch the match. Nehra clarified how after the appearance of the Pakistani assignment; there was no space in the inns left, to such an extent that and still; after all that director of selectors Kris Srikkanth couldn't get a space for himself.

India won that game against Pakistan

Extraordinary game for India, pressure game, electric climate as usual however the astounding thing was that individuals were remaining outside the lodging, and they didn't have tickets, Ashish Nehra said.

Nehra was good for one, to be straightforward because he got a couple of additional tickets from the Pakistan camp.

India inevitably proceeded to dominate the game by 29 runs; not just expanding their record against Pakistan in World Cups' to 5-0 yet; besides booking their place in the highest point conflict against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Nehra had been an inevitable part of the team. And he is grateful that his Pakistani colleagues helped him to take his family to the memorable event.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh