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

Largest ever yoga event held in Netherlands

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   1:34 pm
The Hague, June 19 (IANS) The largest ever yoga event in the Netherlands was held here with the participation of nearly 1,000 people on Sunday to mark the Third International Day of Yoga. View More..

Cricketer Raina, wife launch foundation for poor mothers

    Updated On : May 15,2017   2:30 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Cricketer Suresh Raina and his wife Priyanka Chaudhary Raina on Monday announced the launch of their foundation dedicated to the aid of underprivileged mothers across the country. View More..

IPL-10: Scoreboard between Gujarat and Hyderabad

    Updated On : May 13,2017   7:50 pm
Kanpur, May 13 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Gujarat Lions and Sunrisers Hyderabad played at the Green Park Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

IPL: Gujarat flounder after superb start

    Updated On : May 13,2017   6:42 pm
Kanpur, May 13 (IANS) Gujarat Lions squandered an excellent start to post a total of 154 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Green Park Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Veterans Nehra, Harbhajan in Dhoni-led Ponting's all-time IPL XI

    Updated On : May 13,2017   6:18 pm
Melbourne, May 13 (IANS) Former Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting on Saturday named ex-India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the captain of his all-time Indian Premier League (IPL) XI which also includes the likes of veterans Ashish Nehra and Harbhajan Singh. View More..

IPL: Gujarat falter after excellent start

    Updated On : May 13,2017   5:58 pm
Kanpur, May 13 (IANS) Gujarat Lions squandered an excellent start to post a total of 154 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Green Park Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

IPL-10: Sunrisers opt to field vs Lions

    Updated On : May 13,2017   4:08 pm
Kanpur, May 13 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner won the toss and opted to field against Gujarat Lions in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Green Park Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Hyderabad face Gujarat in must-win IPL tie (Preview)

    Updated On : May 12,2017   1:30 pm
Kanpur, May 12 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad will aim to go for the kill and cement their place in the top four when they face Gujarat Lions in their last league tie of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday. View More..

IPL-10: Iyer stars in Delhi's 2-wicket win over Gujarat

    Updated On : May 10,2017   11:58 pm
Kanpur, May 10 (IANS) Young Shreyas Iyer missed a magnificent century by four runs but that was enough for Delhi Daredevils to edge past Gujarat Lions by two wickets in an inconsequential Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Green Park Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

IPL-10: Finch, Karthik propel Gujarat to 195/5 vs Delhi

    Updated On : May 10,2017   9:58 pm
Kanpur, May 10 (IANS) Australian Aaron Finch's flashy half century helped Gujarat Lions recover from the early jolts and post a mammoth 195/5 against Delhi Daredevils in an inconsequential Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Green Park Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

IPL-10: Daredevils elect to field vs unchanged Lions

    Updated On : May 10,2017   7:42 pm
Kanpur, May 10 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils skipper Zaheer Khan won the toss and elected to field against Gujarat Lions in an inconsequential tie of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Green Park Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

IPL-10: Delhi, Gujarat play for pride in inconsequential tie

    Updated On : May 09,2017   4:34 pm
Kanpur, May 9 (IANS) With their campaign in the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) already done and dusted, Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions will look to salvaging some pride when they clash in a league tie at the Green Park Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

Rohit, Shami back as selectors back Dhoni for Champions Trophy defence (Roundup)

    Updated On : May 08,2017   6:32 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The fit-again duo of Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami was on Monday recalled to the 15-member India squad for next month's ICC Champions Trophy, as the cricket selectors also reposed their faith on talismanic wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni's abilities. View More..

Fit-again Rohit, Shami in Champions Trophy squad

    Updated On : May 08,2017   2:50 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Fit-again Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami were on Monday recalled to the 15-member Indian squad announced by BCCI Selection Committee Chairman M.S.K. Prasad for the ICC Champions Trophy, which commences from June 1 in England and Wales. View More..

Raina, Pant among stand-bys for Champions Trophy

    Updated On : May 08,2017   12:44 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) BCCI selection committee chairman MSK Prasad on Monday said Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik are the stand-by players for the ICC Champions Trophy, starting on June 1 in England. View More..

IPL: Punjab vs Gujarat scoreboard

    Updated On : May 08,2017   12:06 am
Mohali, May 8 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Gujarat Lions here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Gujarat beat Punjab in thrilling finish

    Updated On : May 07,2017   11:38 pm
Mohali, May 7 (IANS) Gujarat Lions rode on some powerful batting to defeat Kings XI Punjab by six wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday evening. View More..

IPL: Gujarat elect to bowl against Punjab

    Updated On : May 07,2017   8:14 pm
Mohali, May 7 (IANS) Gujarat Lions captain 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..

IPL-10: Punjab eye desperate win against Gujarat (Preview)

    Updated On : May 06,2017   3:46 pm
Mohali, May 6 (IANS) Desperate for a berth in the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs, a resurgent Kings XI Punjab will aim to go for the kill when they face a down and out Gujarat Lions at the I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Axar looking to cash in on IPL show to make India comeback

    Updated On : May 06,2017   1:08 pm
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Bowling all-rounder Axar Patel wants to make the most of his Indian Premier (IPL) form for Kings XI Punjab, to reinforce his way into the national side for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy next month in England. View More..