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

See myself competing for batsman's slot in Team India: Dinesh Karthik

    Updated On : Mar 26,2017   12:30 pm
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, who has consistently been amongst the runs in the domestic circuit, is now eyeing a batsman's slot in the national team, knowing all too well that it was far from easy to displace Wriddhiman Saha and Mahendra Singh Dhoni from their respective positions in Tests and limited overs cricket. View More..

Jadeja, Pujara, Vijay get Grade A contracts; Raina, Harbhajan miss out

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   7:08 pm
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Test stars Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay were on Wednesday rewarded with Grade A category of the BCCI annual contracts, the amount of which has been doubled to Rs two crore from this season while middle order batsman Suresh Raina failed to figure in the list. View More..

Given a chance, UAE cricketer Chirag Suri would swap shirts for India

    Updated On : Mar 09,2017   12:40 pm
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Delhi-born Chirag Suri, the only United Arab Emirates (UAE) cricketer to bag an Indian Premier League (IPL) contract last month, does not rule out playing for his home nation some day and believes the cash-rich league is his gateway to fame. View More..

Gujarat Lions pacer Nathu Singh to use India camp experience in IPL 10

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   12:12 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Virat Kohli's aggression and advice from the Indian pace battery are what will inspire Rajasthan speedster Nathu Singh when he takes the field for Gujarat Lions in the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

Leggie Chahal's 6/25 derails England in third T20I (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 01,2017   10:52 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 1 (IANS) Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal's maiden five-wicket haul turned things around for India as the hosts beat England by 75 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International to clinch the series 2-1 at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

India vs England: Third T20I scoreboard

    Updated On : Feb 01,2017   10:46 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 1 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match played between India and England at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday: View More..

Raina, Dhoni carry India to 202/6 vs England in final T20I

    Updated On : Feb 01,2017   8:58 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 1 (IANS) Seasoned campaigners Suresh Raina and Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck brilliant half centuries to help India post a mammoth 202/6 against England in the third and final Twenty20 International at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

England put India to bat in T20I series decider

    Updated On : Feb 01,2017   6:48 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 1 (IANS) England won the toss and asked India to bat in the third and final Twenty20 International cricket match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

India, England gear up for do-or-die final T20I (Preview) (Lead, correcting intro)

    Updated On : Jan 31,2017   2:46 pm
Bengaluru, Jan 31 (IANS) With the three-match T20I series squared at 1-1, the final game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday promises to be an exciting contest with India aiming to pocket another series win while England will be hoping to end their lacklustre tour on a high. View More..

India, England gear up for do-or-die final T20I (Preview)

    Updated On : Jan 31,2017   1:26 pm
Bengaluru, Jan 31 (IANS) With the three-match T20I series squared at 1-1, the final game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday promises to be an exciting contest with India aiming to pocket another series win while England will be hoping to end their lacklustre tour on a high. View More..

India vs England: Second T20I scoreboard

    Updated On : Jan 29,2017   11:06 pm
Nagpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the second Twenty20 (T20I) cricket match between India and England held at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

India pull off stunning death-over in second T20I against England (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 29,2017   10:38 pm
Nagpur, Jan 29 (IANS) India produced an inspired bowling display to deny England their first limited-overs series in the country since 1984, winning the second Twenty-20 International (T20I) here on Sunday by five runs. View More..

India post 144/8 against England in second T20I

    Updated On : Jan 29,2017   8:54 pm
Nagpur, Jan 29 (IANS) India posted 144/8 against England in the second Twenty-20 International (T20I) match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

England win toss, opt to field vs India

    Updated On : Jan 29,2017   6:44 pm
Nagpur, Jan 29 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against India in the second Twenty-20 International (T20I) match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

India eye improved performance to avoid T20I series defeat (Preview)

    Updated On : Jan 28,2017   3:32 pm
Nagpur, Jan 28 (IANS) India will be eager to produce a much improved performance to avoid a Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket series loss against England in the second of the three-match rubber here on Sunday. View More..

'Precise' England outplayed us: Kohli

    Updated On : Jan 26,2017   8:22 pm
Kanpur, Jan 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli admitted that "precise" England were too superior for his team in the first T20 match of a three-match series here on Thursday. View More..

England beat India by seven wickets in first T201

    Updated On : Jan 26,2017   8:14 pm
Kanpur, Jan 26 (IANS) England defeated India by seven wickets in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) cricket match at the Green Park stadium here on Thursday. View More..

India vs England: First T20I scoreboard

    Updated On : Jan 26,2017   7:52 pm
Kanpur, Jan 26 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the first India vs England Twenty-20 International (T20I) cricket match at Green Park stadium here on Thursday. View More..

England beat India by seven wickets in first T201

    Updated On : Jan 26,2017   7:50 pm
Kanpur, Jan 26 (IANS) England defeated India by seven wickets in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) cricket match at the Green Park stadium here on Thursday. View More..

India post 147-7 against England in first T20I

    Updated On : Jan 26,2017   6:18 pm
Kanpur, Jan 26 (IANS) India posted 147-7 against England in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) cricket match at the Green Park stadium here on Thursday. View More..