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

Proteas beat India in 2nd T20I

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   1:10 am
Centurion, Feb 22 (IANS) South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul Duminy to defeat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. View More..

2nd T20I: Pandey, Dhoni take India to big total

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   11:16 pm
Centurion, Feb 21 (IANS) India rode on some power packed batting to post 188/4 in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) against South Africa at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. View More..

2nd T20I: Proteas win toss, elect to field

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   9:30 pm
Centurion, Feb 21 (IANS) South Africa won the toss and opted to field in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) against India here on Wednesday. View More..

India aim to seal the deal in 2nd T20I against S. Africa (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   5:04 pm
Centurion, Feb 20 (IANS) After a comprehensive victory in the first Twenty20 International, India will aim to seal the three-match series when they take on South Africa in the second match here at the SuperSport Park on Wednesday. View More..

India vs South Africa 1st T20I scoreboard

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   9:46 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 18 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the first Twenty-20 International match between India and South Africa here on Sunday. View More..

India beat S. Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20I

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   9:44 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 18 (IANS) A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Dhawan's 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   8:00 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 18 (IANS) Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan once again unleashed mayhem in South Africa, with his 72 powering India to 203 for five wickets in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

South Africa to bowl against India in 1st T20I

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   5:50 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 18 (IANS) South Africa won the toss and elected to field in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) match against India at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

India aim bright start against S.Africa in 1st T20I (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 17,2018   2:26 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) Following a historic One-Day International (ODI) series victory, ruthless India will aim to continue their form in the cricket's shortest format when they face South Africa in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

For now, enjoy the success of Indian cricket (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Feb 05,2018   6:26 pm
Indias cricket is on a high, how dramatically the fortunes have swung within a couple of weeks! The turnaround began with the winning of the third Test against South Africa at the Wanderers and they carried their form and exuberance into the six-match One-Day series to take the first two games. View More..

Sachin, Kohli lead wishes for India U19 stars

    Updated On : Feb 03,2018   5:42 pm
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and India skipper Virat Kohli led the cricket fraternity in congratulating the Rahul Dravid-coached India Under 19 side, which thrashed Australia by eight wickets to clinch the World Cup for the fourth time at Tauranga in New Zealand on Saturday. View More..

Raina makes comeback to T20I squad for S. Africa series

    Updated On : Jan 28,2018   3:56 pm
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Batsman Suresh Raina made his comeback to the Indian Twenty20 cricket squad after being named on Sunday for the away series against South Africa. View More..

Delhi, Rajasthan reach Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 meet final

    Updated On : Jan 25,2018   6:36 pm
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Delhi beat Uttar Pradesh in Group B while in Group A Rajasthan lost to Punjab but reached the final by virtue of a better net run rate in two virtual semi-final matches of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament here on Thursday. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Delhi vs UP, Rajasthan vs Punjab for final spot (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 24,2018   9:04 pm
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh beat Baroda to stay in the hunt for a final berth along with Delhi in Group B, while Rajasthan won three out of three to fix a date with Punjab in another virtual semi-final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament here on Wednesday. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Delhi, UP to fight for final spot in Group B

    Updated On : Jan 24,2018   5:40 pm
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh beat Baroda while Bengal defeated Tamil Nadu at the Jadavpur University campus ground here on Wednesday to leave the Group B battle for a place in the final between Delhi and UP, in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Rajasthan beat Karnataka; Punjab, Delhi, UP lose (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   10:10 pm
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Medium-pacer Deepak Chahar took five wickets as Rajasthan beat Karnataka on an otherwise day of reversals where Punjab, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh suffered their first defeats in the Super League stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament here on Tuesday. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Raina cracks hundred as UP, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi win (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   9:42 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina broke a dry spell with the bat, smashing an unbeaten 59-ball 126 as Uttar Pradesh floored Bengal by 75 runs while Rajasthan, Punjab and Delhi also registered victories in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament Super League matches here on Monday. View More..

I am hopeful of a comeback soon: Raina

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   7:50 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina is hopeful of an India comeback "soon" after recently clearing the 'yo-yo' fitness test which is mandatory to stay in contention for the national side. View More..

Playing in Mushtaq Ali helped me prepare better for SA: Kuldeep

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   6:18 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) South Africa-bound chinaman Kuldeep Yadav on Monday said he is in good rhythm ahead of the six ODIs and three T20 internationals there after playing six matches in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. View More..

Domestic players aim to impress IPL scouts in Syed Mushtaq Ali tourney (Preview)

    Updated On : Jan 20,2018   2:42 pm
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Seasoned cricketers will look to re-assert themselves, while new faces will try to show their mettle in front of Indian Premier League (IPL) team scouts ahead of the auctions, when the knockout stages of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament gets underway here on Sunday. View More..