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

Intex ropes in Suresh Raina as brand ambassador for speakers' segment

    Updated On : Sep 24,2016   4:08 pm
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Domestic smartphone-maker Intex technologies on Saturday announced the appointment of cricketer and Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina as its brand ambassador for a new range of speakers' segment. View More..

India Blue reach Duleep Trophy final after draw against India Green

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   10:08 pm
Greater Noida, Sep 7 (IANS) India Blue paved its way to the final of the Duleep Trophy after the league against India Green ended on a draw at the Shahid Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex here on Wednesday. View More..

India Blue inch closer to seal Duleep Trophy final berth

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   12:00 am
Greater Noida, Sep 7 (IANS) India Blue established their dominance against India Green by taking a mammoth 555-run lead on the penultimate day of the four-day Duleep Trophy cricket contest here on Tuesday. View More..

India Red thrash India Green by 219 runs in Duleep trophy opener

    Updated On : Aug 26,2016   4:42 pm
Greater Noida, Aug 26 (IANS) An all-round effort from India Red players helped the side thrash India Green by 219 runs in the opening match of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament at the Greater Noida Sports Complex ground here on Friday. View More..

Bowlers dominate first day of Duleep Trophy tie

    Updated On : Aug 24,2016   12:28 am
Greater Noida, Aug 24 (IANS) Bowlers dominated with the pink ball with as many as 17 wickets falling on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy clash between India Red and India Green at the Greater Noida Sports Complex here on Tuesday. View More..

First day-night Duleep Trophy to be played from Aug 23

    Updated On : Aug 11,2016   10:28 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India discards Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina will lead India Red, Blue and Green in the upcoming Duleep Trophy, which will be played for the first time with pink ball and under lights, the BCCI announced on Thursday. View More..

From Sachin to Big B, wishes pour in for birthday boy MS Dhoni

    Updated On : Jul 07,2016   7:10 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's limited-overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated his 35th birthday on Thursday, with many of his teammates and other prominent figures wishing him on social networking site Twitter. View More..

Tendulkar, Kumble, Laxman, Kohli greet Harbhajan on 36th birthday

    Updated On : Jul 03,2016   6:56 pm
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Indian cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, V.V.S. Laxman and Virat Kohli, among others, on Sunday greeted veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on his 36th birthday. View More..

Sporting fraternity shocked over Messi's retirement

    Updated On : Jun 27,2016   9:24 pm
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Indian sports personalities on Monday expressed their shock and surprise over Argentina talisman Lionel Messi quitting international football after their Copa America loss to Chile. View More..

Sporting fraternity shocked over Messi's retirement

    Updated On : Jun 27,2016   5:24 pm
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Sports personalities took to Twitter on Monday to express their shock and surprise over Argentina talisman Lionel Messi quitting international football after their Copa America loss to Chile. View More..

Rohit wishes Zimbabwe-bound Indian team

    Updated On : Jun 08,2016   2:36 pm
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Star batsman Rohit Sharma on Wednesday wished the Indian cricket team, which left for Zimbabwe for a limited overs tour, starting with the first One-Day International (ODI) on June 11. View More..

Warner drives Hyderabad to IPL final (Roundup)

    Updated On : May 27,2016   11:56 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Captain David Warner's belligerent innings of 96 not out helped Sunrisers Hyderabad overcome Gujarat Lions by four wickets here on Friday to enter the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL second qualifier: Finch's 50 lifts Gujarat to 162/7

    Updated On : May 27,2016   10:06 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Aaron Finch's 32-ball 50 lifted Gujarat Lions to 162 for seven against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Friday. View More..

Hyderabad opt to bowl vs Gujarat in IPL Qualifier 2

    Updated On : May 27,2016   7:50 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner won the toss and elected to bowl against Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League Qualifier 2 match here on Friday. View More..

Hyderabad, Gujarat eye maiden IPL final spot (Preview)

    Updated On : May 26,2016   5:28 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Gujarat Lions will look to extend their impressive debut campaign when they face Sunrisers Hyderabad, who are also eyeing their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) final berth, in the second qualifier here on Friday. View More..

IPL: AB patiently hunts victory for RCB from Gujarat Lions (Roundup)

    Updated On : May 25,2016   12:54 am
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen AB De Villiers and Iqbal Abdullah guided the team to a four-wicket win against Gujarat Lions in the first qualifier of IPL match on Tuesday at the Chinnaswami stadium here. View More..

Frenzied fans root for RCB to tame Lions

    Updated On : May 25,2016   12:36 am
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) With hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore entering play-offs at their own strength with four back-to-back wins, thousands of frenzied fans flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium Tuesday night, rooting for their home team in taming debutant Gujarat Lions in the first qualifier of IPL-9 season. View More..

Gujarat Lions set Bangalore a 159-run target

    Updated On : May 24,2016   10:42 pm
Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) The Gujarat Lions set Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) a target of 159 runs in the India Premier League's first qualifier at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday after Dwayne Smith (73) saved the day for the visitors, enabling them to cross 150 runs. View More..

IPL first qualifier: RCB wins toss, opts to field vs Gujarat

    Updated On : May 24,2016   8:12 pm
Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Gujarat Lions (GL) in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M. Chinnaswami Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Is youth BCCI's new-found mantra? (News Analysis)

    Updated On : May 24,2016   12:06 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) From administration to selection of uncapped players in the national team, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) of late seems to have found 'youth' as its new mantra. View More..