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

Must utilise my opportunities: Jadhav

    Updated On : Oct 28,2016   9:02 pm
Visakhapatnam, Oct 28 (IANS) After being dismissed for a duck in the fourth One-Day International against New Zealand, rookie middle-order batsman Kedar Jadhav is determined to grab his chances and cement his place in the Indian team. View More..

BCCI retains same squad for remaining New Zealand ODIs

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   4:26 pm
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After taking a 2-1 lead in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday retained the same squad for the remaining two matches of the rubber. View More..

Twitter abuzz with wishes for victorious Indian Kabaddi team

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   4:44 pm
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar along with many sporting personalities and Bollywood celebrities wished the Indian Kabaddi team for winning the World Cup for the third consecutive time. View More..

Wishes pour in for Virender Sehwag on his 38th birthday

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   9:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag turned 38 on Thursday and received birthday wishes from fellow cricketers. View More..

India eye another big win vs New Zealand (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 19,2016   4:12 pm
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Brimming with confidence after a convincing victory in the first One-Day International (ODI), limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will eye another big win when favourites India take on New Zealand in the second match of the five-match rubber at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Thursday. View More..

Raina to miss second ODI against New Zealand

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   8:04 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Star batsman Suresh Raina will miss the second One-Day International (ODI) against New Zealand to be played here on Thursday as the southpaw is still recovering from a bout of viral fever. View More..

India wary of New Zealand's prowess in first ODI (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 15,2016   4:38 pm
Dharamsala, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite completing a 3-0 whitewash of New Zealand in the Test rubber, India will be wary of the visitors' prowess in the shorter format when both the teams face off in the first of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series here on Sunday. View More..

Raina to miss ODI series opener against New Zealand

    Updated On : Oct 13,2016   2:40 pm
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Star batsman Suresh Raina will miss the first One-Day International (ODI) match against New Zealand on Sunday in Dharamsala as the southpaw is recovering from a bout of viral fever. View More..

Raina, Pandya back as BCCI names squad for first three ODIs

    Updated On : Oct 06,2016   7:02 pm
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Star batsman Suresh Raina and all-rounder Hardik Pandya have been recalled to the national squad for the first three matches of the five-match One Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand, starting on October 16. View More..

Raina, Pandya back for ODIs vs New Zealand

    Updated On : Oct 06,2016   6:32 pm
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Star batsman Suresh Raina and all-rounder Hardik Pandya have been recalled to the national team for the five-match One Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand, starting on October 16. View More..

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..