Nasser Hussain (rugby union)

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Nasser Hussain
Date of birth (1980-03-09) 9 March 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Maharashtra, India
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 84 kg (13 st 3 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) wing/fullback .
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998-03 & 2013-15 Bombay Gymkhana ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

Nasser Hussain (born 9 March 1980) is the current captain of the Indian National Rugby Union Team.[1][2] He plays for the Bombay Gymkhana Club in Mumbai, India, and has also played abroad for Tynedale R.F.C. & Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. His international debut was on 26 October 1998 in Singapore against the host country. He is nicknamed as El-Nino. As of 2008 he has 24 test caps and has scored 14 tries for his country.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian rugby team". The Hindu. 3 June 2009. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Press Trust of India (2 December 2009). "International exposure would help us to improve before CWG: Rugby India". Times of India. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Rugby India Profile". Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "India to take on Guam". The Hindu. 23 June 2007. Retrieved 13 February 2010.