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

Chennai pip Hyderabad by four runs to return to top of IPL table

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   9:18 pm
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pipped Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday to return to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table. View More..

IPL: Hyderabad opt to bowl against Chennai

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   4:06 pm
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Confident Chennai up against Hyderabad (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   2:52 pm
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Fresh from a thumping win over Rajasthan Royals (RR), a confident Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 20th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Chennai crush Rajasthan by 64 runs

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   12:22 am
Pune, April 21 (IANS) Opener Shane Watson hit a fantastic 106-run knock as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) thrashed Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 64 runs here on Friday to register their third win in four games in the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL: Watson's ton lifts Chennai to 204/5 vs Rajasthan

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   9:56 pm
Pune, April 20 (IANS) A fantastic 106-run knock by opener Shane Watson propelled Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to 204/5 against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Rajasthan put Chennai in to bat in Pune

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   7:46 pm
Pune, April 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Chennai eyeing win against Rajasthan at their new home (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   6:56 pm
Pune, April 19 (IANS) After losing their previous Indian Premier League (IPL) clash by a whisker, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will aim to start off with a win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their new home ground -- the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Confident Chennai to face Kings XI Punjab (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 14,2018   2:42 pm
Mohali, April 14 (IANS) A confident Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will aim to extend their winning momentum when they face Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the PCA stadium here on Sunday. View More..

IPL: Not concerned by fast bowlers leaking runs: Karthik

    Updated On : Apr 13,2018   7:22 pm
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Despite the pacers leaking as many as 109 runs in just 8.5 overs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the previous game, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik on Friday said it's not a concern going into their next encounter, at home against in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad. View More..

IPL: KKR eyeing comeback against in-form Sunrisers (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 13,2018   12:06 pm
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will look to get back to the winning ways when they take on in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

IPL: CSK coach, Raina, Harbhajan, 'sad' on home venue shift

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   6:58 pm
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) After the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) home matches were shifted following the Cauvery water dispute, which has created a volatile situation in the southern city, several members of the franchise have expressed their disappointment on missing out on playing in their home ground but hoped that the issue would soon be resolved. View More..

IPL 2018: Raina to miss CSK's next two games

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   4:46 pm
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Key Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Suresh Raina will miss the next two games in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after sustaining a calf muscle injury during the game against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL 2018: Billings, Watson help CSK pull off heist against KKR

    Updated On : Apr 11,2018   12:46 am
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Sam Billings' 23-ball 56 coupled with Shane Watson's 19-ball 42 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pull off a heist as they beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by five wickets in a thrilling IPL game, held amidst strong protests on the issue of Cauvery waters here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL-2018: CSK opt to field against KKR

    Updated On : Apr 10,2018   8:10 pm
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Amidst strong protests against holding the IPL match on the issue of Cauvery waters issue, the outing between the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the Kolkata Knight Riders began on Tuesday night amidst unprecedented security for a sport event. View More..

IPL-2018: Buoyant CSK face KKR challenge (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   1:24 pm
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will look to take confidence from their thrilling one-wicket victory against defending champions Mumbai Indians when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL: Chennai beat Mumbai by one wicket in thriller

    Updated On : Apr 08,2018   12:34 am
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) A heroic effort from Kedar Jadhav at the end helped Chennai Super Kings edged past three-time champions Mumbai Indians by one wicket in the opening match of the 11th Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament here on Saturday. View More..

CSK opt to bowl against MI in IPL opener

    Updated On : Apr 07,2018   8:04 pm
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Chennai super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bowl against Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the 11th Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday. View More..

IPL 2018 starts with clash of titans (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 06,2018   3:10 pm
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Defending champions Mumbai Indians and and two-time winners Chennai Super Kings, the most successful teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will begin the 11th edition of the Twenty20 cricket tournament with a mouthwatering clash at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Post ban, CSK aim to re-establish dominance (Team Profile)

    Updated On : Apr 03,2018   5:18 pm
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) With the core of their original squad intact, two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be eager to re-establish their dominance after returning to the lucrative Twenty20 tournament following a two-year ban. View More..

IPL: Badrinath backs Ashwin to deliver for Kings XI Punjab

    Updated On : Mar 24,2018   6:34 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Having lost his place to wrist-spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in India's limited overs side, premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin can use the Indian Premier League (IPL) platform and revive his flagging career in white-ball cricket, veteran batsman Subramaniam Badrinath has said. View More..