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

Rahane stars as India A beat England by six wickets

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   6:18 pm
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Riding on Ajinkya Rahane's 91-run knock, India 'A' defeated England by six wickets in the second 50-over practice match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Thursday. View More..

Spotlight on Pant, Kishan as India 'A' face England

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   5:32 pm
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Promising batsman Rishabh Pant and wicket-keeper Ishan Kishan will look to impressing the national cricket selectors when India 'A' take on England in the second 50-over warm-up match at the Brabourne stadium here on Thursday. View More..

Spotlight on Panth, Kishan as India A face England

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   4:50 pm
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Promising batsman Rishab Panth and wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan will look to impressing the selectors when India A take on England in the second warm-up match at the Brabourne stadium here on Thursday. View More..

Yuvraj back in Kohli-led ODI, T20 squads against England

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   5:52 pm
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Star batsman Yuvraj Singh was named in the Indian One-Day International (ODI) and T20 squads for the series against England, led by new skipper Virat Kohli, starting on January 15, BCCI's Chairman of Selectors M.S.K. Prasad announced here on Friday. View More..

Yuvraj back in Kohli-led ODI, T20 squads against England

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   4:56 pm
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Star batsman Yuvraj Singh was named in the Indian One-Day International (ODI) and T20 squads for the three-match series against England, led by new skipper Virat Kohli, starting on January 15, BCCI's Chairman of Selectors M.S.K. Prasad announced here on Friday. View More..

Tendulkar, Gavaskar lead world cricket tributes to Dhoni

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   8:34 pm
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar led the world of cricket in paying tributes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni after "Captain Cool" quit as the One-day International (ODI) and T20 skipper. View More..

Tendulkar, Gavaskar lead world cricket tributes to Dhoni

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   5:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar led the world of cricket in paying tribtes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni after the 'Captain Cool' quit as skipper in limited overs games. View More..

Tendulkar leads tributes to Dhoni

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   3:12 pm
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) After Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped down as the skipper of India's One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International sides, his team-mates and former stars saluted the 35-year-old for his contribution to the game. View More..

Kings XI Punjab have biggest purse going into IPL auctions

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   4:12 pm
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will go into the players' auction with the biggest purse among all the franchises, after they on Monday announced the list of cricketers retained for next year's tournament. View More..

Kings XI Punjab have biggest purse going into IPL auctions

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   3:00 pm
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will go into the players' auction with the biggest purse among all the franchises, after they on Monday announced list of cricketers retained for next year's tournament. View More..

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..