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

IPL: Gujarat vs Punjab scoreboard

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   8:38 pm
Rajkot, April 23 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) clash between Gujarat Lions and Kings XI Punjab here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Punjab beat Gujarat by 26 runs to end losing run

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   8:14 pm
Rajkot, April 23 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab put up a strong all-round show to end their four-match losing streak with a 26-run victory over Gujarat Lions in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest here on Sunday. View More..

Bowlers need to step up, says Raina

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   8:00 pm
Rajkot, April 23 (IANS) After going down to Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Sunday, dejected Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina said his bowlers need to step up as they are lacking confidence in the middle. View More..

IPL: Amla's 65 fires Punjab to 188/7 against Gujarat

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   5:48 pm
Rajkot, April 23 (IANS) Opening batsman Hashim Amla played a crucial knock of 65 as Kings XI Punjab posted a challenging total of 188/7 in 20 overs against Gujarat Lions in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Gujarat opt to field against Punjab

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   4:00 pm
Rajkot, April 23 (IANS) Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to field against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. View More..

It's difficult to plan against Virat, Gayle: Balaji

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   6:52 pm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji on Saturday said it's hard to plan against the likes of Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Bangalore, likening it to an armyman going to war. View More..

IPL-10: Gujarat look to consolidate vs Punjab (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   4:02 pm
Rajkot, April 22 (IANS) Motivated by the morale-boosting four-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their last Indian Premier League (IPL) match, Gujarat Lions will be aiming to keep the momentum going when they face Kings XI Punjab at home on Sunday. View More..

Our plan of bowling yorkers in middle overs worked against Kolkata: Gujarat coach

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   12:44 pm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) If Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) had their bowlers to blame for their defeat at the hands of Gujarat Lions here on Friday, it was just the opposite for the visiting side, assistant coach Sitanshu Kotak said. View More..

Kolkata coach Kallis laments bowlers' poor show after loss to Gujarat

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   12:40 pm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) An underwhelming bowling display left the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) high and dry against Gujarat Lions in an IPL game at the Eden Gardens on Friday, head coach Jacques Kallis said. View More..

IPL-10: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions scoreboard

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   12:10 am
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Following is the scorecard between Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Lions at the Eden Gardens on Friday. View More..

IPL: Raina's all-round heroics help Gujarat script win against Kolkata

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   12:04 am
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Skipper Suresh Raina conjured up a tenacious rearguard action to lead Gujarat Lions to a four-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League game at the Eden Gardens on Friday. View More..

Rain delays play in Kolkata-Gujarat IPL match

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   10:26 pm
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Gujarat Lions were 62/1 in five overs in reply to Kolkata Knight Riders' 187/5 in an Indian Premier League game here at the Eden Gardens here on Friday when rain stopped play. View More..

IPL: KKR ride Uthappa, Narine show to post 187/5 against Gujarat

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   9:50 pm
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode on a Sunil Narine hurricane at the start of their innings followed by Robin Uthappa's half century to post 187/5 against Gujarat Lions in their IPL match here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Gujarat win toss, opt to field vs KKR

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   7:52 pm
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and put Kolkata Knight Riders to bat in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. View More..

Not being able to finish matches a 'crime', says Pathan

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   6:52 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) most capped player Yusuf Pathan on Thursday said it's a "crime" for him not to finish a match and he would like to work on that aspect in the next games. View More..

Buoyant Kolkata take on lowly Gujarat in IPL clash (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   12:34 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Revenge will be on their minds when wooden spooners Gujarat Lions take on table toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a return Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture here at the Eden Gardens on Friday. View More..

IPL-10: Scoreboard of Bangalore vs Gujarat Lions match

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   12:02 am
Rajkot, April 19 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match between Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL-10: All-round RCB tame Gujarat Lions in their own den

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   11:50 pm
Rajkot, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ended their three-match losing run with a 21-run win over Gujarat Lions in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL-10: Gayle's fireworks take RCB to 213/2 vs Gujarat Lions

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   9:48 pm
Rajkot, April 18 (IANS) Jamaican big-hitter Chris Gayle signalled his return to form with a 38-ball 77 to help Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) post a mammoth 213/2 against Gujarat Lions in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL-10: Raina asks Kohli's RCB to bat

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   7:42 pm
Rajkot, April 18 (IANS) Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and elected to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..