FULL NAME: Suresh Kumar Raina

BORN: November 27, 1986

HEIGHT: 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)

NATIONALITY: Indian

ROLE: Batsman / Left hand Batsman & Right arm off break bowler

RELATION(S): Priyanka Chaudhary (Spouse), Garcia Raina (daughter), Rio Raina (son)

About

Suresh Raina is arguably one of India’s finest limited overs batsman in the last one decade. Although he has hung up his boots now, the southpaw still commands respect across the cricketing channels.

Biography

Suresh Kumar Raina might be recognized by way of enthusiasts as the first Indian to score one hundred in all 3 formats of the game. born on the 27th of November, 1986, Raina is a left-handed batsman and a greater than a reachable spinner who has assisted former skipper MS Dhoni with few accurate overs within the center of the innings.

He is acknowledged for his acrobatic fielding abilities and ability to cheer his teammates during the innings. Raina has made full-size contributions within the decrease-center order for india and has received many video games single handedly.

Along the years

Year Age Achievement
2002 16 Selected for U-19 tour of England
2003 16 Ranji Trophy debut for Uttar Pradesh
2004 17 Selected for U-19 WC
2005 19 ODI debut for India against Sri Lanka
2006 20 T20I debut against South Africa
2008 22 Picked for Chennai Super Kings
2009 23 Selected for 2009 T20 WC
2010 24 Test debut for India against Sri Lanka
2010 24 First Indian to hit a T20I century
2011 25 Picked for the 2011 WC
2011 25 Won the 50-over WC
2015 29 Played the 50 over WC
2016 30 Snapped by Gujarat Lions in auction
2018 30 Came back to Chennai Super kings
2020 32 Retired from all forms of Cricket

Records

First Indian player to hold a century in all three formats of the game.

Career

The selectors observed him after his superb performances within the 2004 u-19 international cup and the u-19 Asia cup. all his exploits within the home cricket rewarded him as he made his Ranji trophy debut for Uttar Pradesh in opposition to Assam in February 2003 at the age of 16 but did now not play any other suit until the subsequent season.

IPL Profession

Often known as  IPL, Suresh Raina has clearly aced the IPL. Raina has been the talisman for the Chennai remarkable kings through the years. In 9 of the 12 seasons, Raina has aggregated four hundred-plus runs. his lowest go back turned into 374 runs, in 2015. with an aggregate of five,368 runs, he’s the tournament’s 2nd maximum run-scorer. averaging 33.34, he has hit 38 1950s and one century, with an ordinary strike fee of 137.14.

Raina ignored his first IPL fit simplest in the 9th season due to the birth of his first toddler. He scored 442 runs for Gujarat lions in the tenth edition of IPL. regularly called ‘Chinna Thala’ by the locals of Tamil Nadu, Raina virtually is a urban legend for the franchise.

But, he in a alternatively unceremonious way back to india from Dubai just before the start of IPL 2020.

International Career

Suresh Raina made his ODI debut in opposition to Sri Lanka on 30 July 2005. after an attractive begin although, his form dipped over the following 12 months and that become accompanied through a critical injury which intended that the career had hit a roadblock towards the latter part of 2007. the expertise become obvious but Raina needed to translate that on the field as well. that’s when the IPL caravan debuted in 2008.

Raina become on the bench via the primary half of of the 2011 cricket global cup as captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni instead went with the in-shape Yusuf Pathan. this remained so until the institution sport towards west indies, which Raina played in area of an injured Virender Sehwag.

in opposition to defending champions Australia within the quarter-very last, Dhoni made a strategic exchange, omitting Yusuf Pathan in favor of Raina. Raina answered by supporting Yuvaraj Singh in a a success run chase via excessive pressure, making 34 from 28 balls to carry india to victory.

within the semi-very last against Pakistan, he batted with tail enders to attain an unbeaten 36, a tremendous contribution to India’s very last tally of 260. he additionally took Younis khan’s trap off of Yuvaraja’s bowling. Suresh Raina performed some essential knocks in quarter-very last and semi-final of the world cup, which helped india to win the 2011 ICC cricket WorldCom.

Gary Kirsten, ex-teach of group india had said that Raina received the world cup for us with some essential knocks.
he played the 2015 global cup too and raked up outstanding cameos and even scored 100 in opposition to Zimbabwe within the ultimate league match.

Raina at his top form is the ultimate element that the opposition team wanted. he ought to score a quick fire 40-50 runs on the again quit of the innings, bowl some cost-effective overs and keep crucial runs for his group within the discipline.

 

BATTING STATS


GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 226 194 5615 6005 35 35.31 93.50 5 36 116* 476 120 102 0
TESTs 18 31 768 1445 2 26.48 53.14 1 7 120 100 4 23 0
T20Is 78 66 1605 1190 11 29.18 134.87 1 5 101 145 58 42 0
T20s 323 307 8490 6163 48 32.77 137.75 4 52 126* 766 316 165 0
LISTAs 302 269 8078 8556 41 35.42 94.41 7 55 129 0 0 138 0
FIRSTCLASS 109 174 6871 10931 11 42.15 62.85 14 45 204* 0 0 118 0

BOWLING STATS


GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 226 101 354.2 1811 36 50.30 5.11 3/34 0 0
TESTs 18 22 173.3 603 13 46.38 3.47 2/1 0 0
T20Is 78 27 58.1 442 13 34.00 7.59 2/6 0 0
T20s 323 119 257.3 1857 53 35.03 7.21 4/26 0 0
LISTAs 302 0 565.5 2838 64 44.34 5.01 4/23 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 109 0 576.1 1721 41 41.97 2.98 0 0 0

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