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

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..

Women are stronger species, we need to stand up for them: Priyanka Raina

    Updated On : Jan 15,2018   1:38 pm
Noida, Jan 15 (IANS) Priyanka Raina, wife of cricketer Suresh Raina and also an entrepreneur who runs a foundation dedicated to aid underprivileged mothers across the country, says that women are the strongest species on the mother earth and we need to stand up for them to make them stronger. View More..

Hussey returns to CSK as batting coach

    Updated On : Jan 06,2018   7:42 pm
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian batting great Michael Hussey was on Saturday roped in as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batting coach after having turned out as a player in seven out of eight seasons in the opening decade of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

Smith elated to be back with Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018

    Updated On : Jan 04,2018   9:04 pm
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Australia skipper Steve Smith on Thursday expressed his delight after being retained by the Rajasthan Royals franchise for the 2018 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

CSK retains Dhoni, Raina; KKR releases Gambhir for IPL-2018

    Updated On : Jan 04,2018   7:28 pm
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will once again be seen in his favourite yellow jersey in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) 2018 season as the Chennai Super Kings retained the Ranchi stumper along with Suresh Raina and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. View More..

Dhoni may return as CSK skipper after new IPL rule

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   4:18 pm
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) In a decision that could see the return of Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the skipper of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and some of its top players, the IPL Governing Council has allowed the returning franchises CSK and Rajasthan Royals to secure the players who represented them in the 2015 edition and were part of Rising Pune Supergiant and Gujarat Lions squads in 2017. View More..

Ranji: Agarwal's triple ton lights up Karnataka's chances vs Maharashtra

    Updated On : Nov 03,2017   7:48 pm
Pune, Nov 3 (IANS) Karnataka batsman Mayank Agarwal's maiden First Class triple century was the lone highlight of the third day's action of the Ranji Trophy round four as the tourists found them in a commanding position against Maharashtra here on Friday. View More..

Delhi-UP Ranji tie halted as man drives into pitch

    Updated On : Nov 03,2017   6:52 pm
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The third day's action of the Ranji Trophy fourth round match between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh came to an unusual halt in the final session of play on Friday after a man drove his car onto the field of play and into the pitch at the Palam A Ground here. View More..

India proud of its unity in diversity: Modi

    Updated On : Oct 31,2017   6:52 pm
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India has imbibed a diversity of faiths, cultures and traditions and has tied them in one thread of unity, which it can be truly proud of, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Tuesday. View More..

Raina made ambassador of Ghaziabad

    Updated On : Oct 29,2017   6:16 pm
Ghaziabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Cricketer Suresh Raina was made the brand ambassador of the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) at a programme here on Sunday. View More..

Domestic cricket is run by rote on a template (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Oct 28,2017   5:30 pm
Just as the three-match India-New Zealand 50-overs series is about to end on Sunday in Kanpur with the two sides going into it at 1-1, the Ranji Trophy season is warming up. View More..

Chopra's double ton for HP lights up Day 1 of Ranji 2017-18 (Roundup)

    Updated On : Oct 06,2017   8:06 pm
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh opener Prashant Chopra cracked an unbeaten 271 while veteran Paras Dogra remained undefeated on 99 to help the hill state reach a mammoth 459/2 against Punjab on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy 2017-18 Group D match at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala on Friday. View More..

Nehra's fitness at par with Kohli, says Sehwag

    Updated On : Oct 04,2017   10:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag says he was not surprised with veteran fast bowler Ashish Nehra's inclusion in the India squad for the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series against Australia, starting from October 7 in Ranchi. View More..

Teenager Sundar stars in India Red's Duleep Trophy final triumph

    Updated On : Sep 28,2017   9:56 pm
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Teenaged leg-spinner Washington Sundar bagged six wickets for 87 runs as India Red bowled out India Blue for 229 in their second innings to win the Duleep Trophy final cricket match by 163 runs here on Thursday. View More..

Duleep Trophy Final: Gohil, Sundar put India Red in driver's seat

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   10:12 pm
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The India Red spin duo of Vijay Gohil and Washington Sundar shared five wickets between them to restrict India Blue to 185/5 at the end of the second day of the Duleep Trophy final at the Ekana International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Duleep Trophy match Day 2 washed out

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   9:56 pm
Kanpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Rain washed out the second day of the day and night Duleep Trophy cricket match between India Green and India Blue at the Green Park Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

India Green cash in on Rasool's fifer vs India Blue in Duleep Trophy

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   10:18 pm
Kanpur, Sep 19 (IANS) India Green reached 100/3 in response to India Blue's first innings score of 177, at stumps on the opening day of the day and night Duleep Trophy match, played at the Green Park Stadium here from Tuesday. View More..