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

Prithvi reminds me of Sehwag, says Raina

    Updated On : Oct 04,2018   7:00 pm
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Veteran India batsman Suresh Raina feels Prithvi Shaw's style of batting is reminiscent of Virender Sehwag and the teenage prodigy, who on Thursday, became the youngest Indian to score a Test century on debut, is "pure class". View More..

Young Prithvi creates history with ton on debut

    Updated On : Oct 04,2018   6:46 pm
Rajkot, Oct 4 (IANS) Prithvi Shaw became the youngest Indian to score a Test century on debut as India rode on the Mumbai teenager's fluent 134 to dominate the opening day proceedings against the West Indies in the first Test here on Thursday. View More..

India have every chance of winning Asia Cup: Ganguly

    Updated On : Sep 14,2018   9:02 pm
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly said on Friday India are a very good limited-overs side and have every chance of winning the Asia Cup. View More..

Subject of women empowerment very close to me: Anita Dongre

    Updated On : Sep 05,2018   1:34 pm
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre says that with her new campaign #ANDImpact for which Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has also shot a video, her brand highlights importance of a sustainable environment and celebrates four such women change-makers -- Priyanka Raina, Purnima Burman, Srishti Bakshi and Rashi Anand. View More..

India not a one-man team: Dean Jones on Kohli being rested for Asia Cup (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 01,2018   4:14 pm
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Dean Jones on Saturday welcomed the BCCI's decision to rest regular skipper Virat Kohli for the upcoming Asia Cup, saying "it's not an one-man team" while also hailing the inclusion of young guns like Manish Pandey and Khaleel Ahmed for the tournament, starting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on September 15. View More..

Rohit to lead India at Asia Cup, Kohli rested

    Updated On : Sep 01,2018   2:32 pm
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday decided to rest Virat Kohli, and handed the captaincy to Rohit Sharma for the Asia Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15. View More..

England outclass India by 8 wickets, clinch ODI series

    Updated On : Jul 18,2018   1:22 am
Leeds, July 18 (IANS) England put up a strong all-round show to thump an underwhelming India by eight wickets in the series-deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. View More..

Disciplined England restrict India to 256/8 in series decider

    Updated On : Jul 17,2018   9:30 pm
Leeds, July 17 (IANS) Leg-spinner Adil Rashid's triple strikes in the middle overs helped England restrict India for a below par 256/8 in the series-deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. View More..

England put India in to bat in ODI series decider

    Updated On : Jul 17,2018   4:50 pm
Leeds, July 17 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and put India in to bat in the series deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. View More..

India, England aim for series win in final ODI (Preview)

    Updated On : Jul 16,2018   1:40 pm
Leeds, July 16 (IANS) After losing the second One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to improve performance in every department when they face confident England in the third and final match at the Headingley Cricket ground here on Tuesday. View More..

2nd ODI: England beat India to level series

    Updated On : Jul 14,2018   11:42 pm
London, July 14 (IANS) England dominated with both bat and ball to defeat India by 86 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at Lord's here on Saturday. View More..

England opt to bat in 2nd ODI vs India

    Updated On : Jul 14,2018   3:32 pm
London, July 14 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan opted to bat against India in the second One-Day International (ODI) of the three-match rubber at Lord's on Saturday. View More..

Confident India aim for ODI series win against England (Preview)

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   1:50 pm
London, July 13 (IANS) After a convincing victory in the first One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to seal the three match series with another win when they face hosts England in the second match here on Saturday. View More..

India to field against England in 1st ODI

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   4:50 pm
Nottingham, July 12 (IANS) India won the toss and elected to field against England in the first One-Day International (ODI) match at Trent Bridge here on Thursday. View More..

Confident India eye winning start to ODI series against England (Preview)

    Updated On : Jul 11,2018   4:40 pm
Nottingham, July 11 (IANS) Fresh from their Twenty20 International (T20I) series win, an upbeat India will be eyeing to continue with the momentum when they take on England in the first of the three-match One-Day International (ODI) rubber at Trent Bridge here on Thursday. View More..

India win toss, elect to field vs England

    Updated On : Jul 08,2018   6:38 pm
Bristol, July 8 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field first against England in the third and final T20I series here on Sunday. View More..

India aim to improve in decisive contest vs England (Preview)

    Updated On : Jul 07,2018   3:12 pm
Bristol (UK), July 7 (IANS) With England winning the second Twenty20 International to level the series at 1-1, India will aim to improve the performance and win the third and decisive contest here on Sunday. View More..

Hales guide England to thrilling victory vs India in 2nd T20I

    Updated On : Jul 07,2018   2:04 am
Cardiff, July 7 (IANS) Alex Hales' brilliant batting helped England beat India by five wickets in a thriller second Twenty-20 International match at Sophia Gardens here on Friday. View More..

England restrict India to 148/5 in 2nd T20I

    Updated On : Jul 06,2018   11:54 pm
Cardiff, July 6 (IANS) A disciplined England bowling attack restricted India at a moderate 148/5 in the second T20I of the three-match series at Sophia Gardens here on Friday. View More..

England opt to bowl vs India in 2nd T20I

    Updated On : Jul 06,2018   9:44 pm
Cardiff, July 6 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and opted to bowl against India in the second T20I of the three-match series at Sophia Gardens here on Friday. View More..