April 6 (CRICKETNMORE) - Ashish Nehra continues his good form with the ball as the fast bowler got rid of Shane Watson (22) and Sreenath Aravind (0) on successive balls as defending champions Hyderabad defeated Bangalore by 35 runs in the opening match of the IPL 2017 on Wednesday.
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The 37-year-old veteran became the first left-arm bowler to take 100 IPL wickets. Overall, he became the eighth bowler to pick up 100 wickets in the history of the Indian Premier League.
At 37, he is also the oldest bowler to reach the milestone.
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