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

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..

India Red draw India Blue to enter Duleep Trophy final

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   10:04 pm
Kanpur, Sep 16 (IANS) India Red secured their place in the final of the Duleep Trophy after the second match of the tournament against India Blue ended in a tame draw at the Green Park Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

India Blue reach 232/3 as wet outfield stops play in Duleep Trophy

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   9:54 pm
Kanpur, Sep 15 (IANS) India Blue could add only 16 runs to their overnight total of 216/3 against India Red as the third day's play of the Duleep Trophy day-night fixure was called off due to poor outfield conditions at the Green Park here on Friday. View More..

Duleep Trophy: Indrajith's double ton helps India Red post 383; Blue steady

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   9:54 pm
Kanpur, Sep 14 (IANS) India Red rode on Baba Indrajith's double ton to post a challenging 383 and have an upper hand on India Blue who trailed by 167 runs at the end of Day 2 in the D/N Duleep Trophy cricket tie at the Green Park here on Thursday. View More..

Duleep Trophy: Indrajith's unbeaten 120 lifts India Red to 291/9

    Updated On : Sep 13,2017   10:14 pm
Kanpur, Sep 13 (IANS) Baba Indrajith's 120 not out propped up India Red to 291 for nine on the first day of their Duleep Trophy cricket match against India Blue at the Green Park here on Wednesday. View More..

Dhoni will play 2019 World Cup, says Shastri

    Updated On : Sep 13,2017   8:30 pm
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri has dismissed doubts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's international future, saying that the team management cannot even think of removing the Ranchi stalwart considering his current form and fitness. View More..

Virat better limited over batsman than Smith, feels Clarke

    Updated On : Sep 12,2017   7:04 pm
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Michael Clarke said on Tuesday that India skipper Virat Kohli is a better batsman than Steve Smith in the Twenty20 International (T20I) and One-Day International (ODI) formats. View More..

Cricketer Raina's SUV suffers tyre burst

    Updated On : Sep 12,2017   1:28 pm
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian cricketer Suresh Raina had a providential escape when one of the tyres of the Range Rover he was travelling in burst near Etawah early on Tuesday, police said. View More..

India Red to face India Green in Duleep Trophy opener

    Updated On : Aug 30,2017   9:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Abhinav Mukund-led India Red will take on Parthiv Patel's India Green in the opening match of the Duleep Trophy, starting September 7 in Lucknow. The tournament will be played with pink ball and under lights. View More..

Haryana Steelers sneak past UP Yoddha in PKL

    Updated On : Aug 19,2017   11:12 pm
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Haryana Steelers edged past hosts UP Yoddha 36-29 in an inter zone challenge of the Pro Kabaddi League (IPL) Season 5 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

GP Petroleums appoints Raina as brand ambassador for IPOL

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   8:10 pm
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Lubricant maker and part of UAE-based Gulf Petrochem Group, GP Petroleums Limited on Thursday announced the appointment of India middle-order batsman Suresh Raina as the brand ambassador for IPOL Lubricants, the signature brand of the company in the industrial lubricants segment. View More..

Shastri, Dravid and Zaheer know how to get along (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   5:58 pm
Ever since the glorified designation of chief national coach came into Indian cricket's lexicon, speculation and controversy have stayed closely associated with the high profile appointment. View More..

Bhajji, Raina, Kaif hail Zaheer being named India bowling consultant

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   3:58 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Hailing the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) for its decision to appoint Zaheer Khan as bowling consultant of the national team, several teammates of the former star pacer wished him all the luck with his new assignment. View More..

Largest ever yoga event held in Netherlands

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   1:34 pm
The Hague, June 19 (IANS) The largest ever yoga event in the Netherlands was held here with the participation of nearly 1,000 people on Sunday to mark the Third International Day of Yoga. View More..

Cricketer Raina, wife launch foundation for poor mothers

    Updated On : May 15,2017   2:30 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Cricketer Suresh Raina and his wife Priyanka Chaudhary Raina on Monday announced the launch of their foundation dedicated to the aid of underprivileged mothers across the country. View More..