Suresh Raina


Suresh Raina was born on 27 November, 1986. He is a left hand batsman of the Indian cricket team. In 1999,Raina had decided to take up the game seriously and moved to Lucknow from his home town Ghaziabad to join a sports college. He was the captain of the Under-16 team of Uttar Pradesh once. He played his first test match against Sri Lanka on 26 July, 2010 and made his ODI debut against the same country on 30 July, 2005. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in Ranji Trophy and for Central Zone in Duleep Trophy.and IPL for Chennai Super Kings.

Raina is a modern generation and has played a role in India's success in the shorter versions of the games, A former Australian captain Ian chappell worte an article about Raina, He can thrash an attack when the field is spread and the bowling restricted especially short-pitched bowling and its brings a reaction similar to that of Superman exposed to 'Kryptonite'. He holds the record of being the only Indian to have scored a century in T20 international matches. His success in the domestic cricket could not translate into the accomplishments at the international level.

Since 2008, he became a regular player in the ODIs. He scored two centuries to become the second highest run getter in the Asia Cup 2008 tournament. Raina scored three centuries in ODIs and one each in tests and T20s. He has an ability to hit the stumps from the infield.Raina called by people as a wall of Indian fielding in the covers. He is also a very occasional off-spinner.

ODI Debut : He played his first ODI match in Sri Lanka 30 July 2005.

Test Debut : He played his first test match against Sri Lanka on 26 July, 2010 and made his ODI debut against the same country on 30 July, 2005.



Suresh Raina

Player Name Details
Suresh RainaLeft-hand batsman
Age 24


Test Details
Tests15
Runs Scored710
Highest Score120
100s1
50s6


ODI Details
ODIs120
Runs Scored2795
Highest Score 116
100s3
50s16

Suresh Raina

Watson blitz help Chennai clinch 3rd IPL title

    Updated On : May 27,2018   11:08 pm
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Shane Watson was back to his brutal best as the opener's scintillating unbeaten 117 runs helped Chennai Super Kings lift their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title, thrashing Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the summit clash here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Chennai to field vs Hyderabad in final

    Updated On : May 27,2018   6:42 pm
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday. View More..

Rashid Khan is the player to watch in IPL final (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : May 26,2018   8:12 pm
The Indian Premier League 2018 will end on Sunday with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) meeting for the fourth time in the highly popular Twenty20 league this season. View More..

Chennai, Hyderabad face off in high-octane IPL final (Preview)

    Updated On : May 26,2018   2:40 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The 51-day long T20 carnival has finally reached its climax as two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad will face-off in the summit clash of the 11th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Chennai edge out Hyderabad in thriller to enter final

    Updated On : May 22,2018   11:36 pm
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) A fighting unbeaten half-century under pressure from Faf du Plessis helped Chennai Super Kings edge past Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in the first qualifier here on Tuesday to enter the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL: Chennai edge out Hyderabad in thriller to enter final

    Updated On : May 22,2018   11:22 pm
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) A fighting unbeaten half-century under pressure from Faf du Plessis helped Chennai Super Kings edge past Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in the first qualifier on Tuesday to enter the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here. View More..

IPL play-offs: Chennai to field vs Hyderabad

    Updated On : May 22,2018   6:42 pm
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first qualifier match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL play-offs: Chennai, Hyderabad look to seal final berth (Preview)

    Updated On : May 21,2018   2:32 pm
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) As the 11th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) nears its climax, all eyes will be on the top two sides -- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) -- locking horns in the first qualifier on Tuesday at the Wankhede Stadium here for a place in the May 27 final. View More..

IPL 2018: Chennai outplay Punjab by five wickets

    Updated On : May 21,2018   12:44 am
Pune, May 21 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings knocked out Kings XI Punjab from the play-offs race of the Indian Premier League (IPL), outplaying them in the last league match by five wickets here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Chennai opts to field vs Punjab

    Updated On : May 20,2018   7:56 pm
Pune, May 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to field against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the last league game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Punjab in do-or-die situation against Chennai (Preview)

    Updated On : May 19,2018   3:30 pm
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) face the herculean task of stopping a star-studded Chennai Super Kings to seal a play-off berth when the two sides face-off in their last Indian Premier League (IPL) league game at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Chennai's march to top halted by Delhi's 34-run win

    Updated On : May 19,2018   12:20 am
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) march to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table was halted by bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils, who romped home by 34 runs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Chennai put Delhi in to bat in dead rubber

    Updated On : May 18,2018   8:04 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Aiming for the top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table, Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to field against Delhi Daredevils at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Chennai to face bottom-placed Delhi (Preview)

    Updated On : May 17,2018   3:58 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will eye the top spot on the points table when they face bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils in a dead rubber Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Rayudu, Watson help Chennai hammer Hyderabad by 8 wickets

    Updated On : May 13,2018   9:04 pm
Pune, May 13 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings rode on opener Ambati Rayudu (100 not out) and Shane Watson (57) heroics to hammer Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets here on Sunday and maintain their second spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL a good arena to test a player's temperament (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : May 13,2018   6:50 pm
The strength of a team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) depends on the quality of Indian players as only four overseas players are there in the eleven. That gives the Indian youngsters plenty of opportunities to impress the national selectors. View More..

IPL: Chennai opt to bowl against Hyderabad

    Updated On : May 13,2018   3:48 pm
Pune, May 13 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field against table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Chennai eyeing to seal play-off berth vs Hyderabad (Preview)

    Updated On : May 12,2018   2:18 pm
Pune, May 12 (IANS) The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be desperate to return to their winning ways when they face table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Buttler leads Rajasthan to exciting victory

    Updated On : May 12,2018   12:24 am
Jaipur, May 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals rode a heroic batting effort by Jos Buttler to edge out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets in a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Buttler leads Rajasthan to exciting victory

    Updated On : May 12,2018   12:12 am
Jaipur, May 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals rode a heroic batting effort by Jos Buttler to edge out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets in a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Friday. View More..