(Last Updated on : 12/08/2014)
Abhishek Mohan Nayar is an Indian cricketer born on 8th October 1983 in Secunderabad
(twin City of Hyderabad
. Abhishek Mohan Nayar is an all-rounder who bats left-handed and bowls right-arm medium pace.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar plays cricket for Mumbai and also represented Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab
and Pune Warriors India
in the Indian Premier League
(IPL). He was selected for West Indies tour in 2009.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar is a right-arm medium-pacer who has time and again got Mumbai crucial breakthrough in his young first-class career. Abhishek Mohan Nayar does not quite have the pace to be a regular attacking option but it's with his left-hand batting that he becomes a natural selection.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar is capable of crease occupation as well as hitting the ball hard. Nayar chipped in with vital assistance in Mumbai's successful Ranji Trophy
campaign in the year 2006.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar, an Indian batsman, plays cricket with strong determination made 97 against Gujarat
in 2006 and 152 runs against Karachi
Abhishek Mohan Nayar joined in Indian Premier League in a lucrative manner, Indian Premier League's Mumbai franchise (Mumbai Indians
) in early 2008 and enjoyed regular playing time as the tournament kicked off.
In the final match of the 2008-2009 season, Ranji Trophy, Nayar made a vital 99 runs that helped set up Mumbai's 38th triumph and, after being on the fringes of the national side.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar was the second-highest run-scorer in the 2012-2013 Ranji Trophy seasons, by scoring 966 runs for Mumbai Cricket Team, monitored by Mumbai Cricket Association including three centuries and eight 50s. He also picked up 19 wickets to play an important role in the team's 40th Ranji Trophy title.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar was selected to play for India A against Australia in a tour match in February. Nayar was not a part of the India A and Board President's XI squads which was announced earlier.
In 2013, Abhishek Mohan Nayar sent down 10 wides and a no-ball in a 17-ball over in the semi-final of the inter-zone Deodhar Trophy
, another well acclaimed domestic national level cricket tournament.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar has the equal record of Mohammad Shami, who is holding the record in One Day International with his famous 17-ball over against Bangladesh in an Asia Cup match in 2004.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar himself had handy figures of 7-0-49-2 with wickets of two specialist batsmen, Hanuma Vihari and CM Gautam. Abhishek Mohan Nayar did not look pleased with some of the wide calls, but later said it was more disappointment than dissent. Abhishek Mohan Nayar scored a century along with the Vijay Zol ensured India A held on for a draw against New Zealand "A" in Visakhapatnam
on the final day in September 2013.
In Challenger Trophy 2013, Abhishek Mohan Nayar responded with a counterattacking 91 off 73 balls against Delhi cricket team, as India Blues was reduced from 56 for 0 to 66 for 3. Against India Red, he scored unbeaten 75 off 39 balls as India Blues scored 345 runs in 50 overs.
Abhishek Mohan Nayar was named in the Indian Cricket Team for the One Day International tour of the West Indies where he made his debut.