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Suresh Raina Suresh Raina - Indian Cricketer Height: 1.75 m DOB: November 27, 1986, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

Known as India's finest T20 specialist, Suresh Raina has burst into the international scene as a teenage prodigy during the Greg Chappell era. His power, class and elegance were a hallmark of the Uttar Pradesh batsman's status in the international scene since his ODI debut in 2005. Raina's form dipped over the years and since then his call-up to the national team has been more of a switch. The batsman has been chipping in with his play whenever the opportunity was provided has his role became more of a guy who helps the team project a score. Raina's form dropped after the UP batsman was unable to clear the yo-yo test which left him quite disappointed but made him prove a point failure. After clearing the test, Raina burst back into the scene for India's tour of South Africa in 2018 and since then the Indian fans have been witnessing classic Raina back to his beast form.

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VIDEOS

Suresh Raina inaugurates MS Dhoni's cricket academy in Ahmedabad

Sports | Feb 15, 2021, 10:20 PM IST

With an aim to provide robust cricket coaching and nurture young talent, former cricketer Suresh Raina inaugurated MS Dhoni's cricket academy in Ahmedabad on February 15.

After missing IPL 2020, Suresh Raina set to return to competitive cricket

Cricket Ki Baat | Dec 14, 2020, 09:00 PM IST

Suresh Raina is all set to make a return to the sport with 2020-21 edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy. After announcing his retirement along with MS Dhoni, Raina had pulled out of IPL 2020 due to personal reasons.

Suresh Raina visits house of uncle who was murdered in Pathankot

Sports | Sep 16, 2020, 06:23 PM IST

Cricketer Suresh Raina visited the house of his uncle who was murdered in Pathankot district last month.

Suresh Raina retires minutes after MS Dhoni's announcement

Cricket Ki Baat | Aug 16, 2020, 08:32 AM IST

Minutes after former India captain MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket, left-hand batsman and CSK teammate Suresh Raina also drew curtains on his international career.

Dinesh Karthik should play ahead of Suresh Raina in England ODIs: Virender Sehwag to IndiaTV

Cricket Ki Baat | Jul 10, 2018, 08:21 PM IST

Former India cricketer and opening batsman Virender Sehwag believes that Dinesh Karthik should get a chance ahead of Suresh Raina during the ODI series against England, starting on July 12 in Nottingham. "I feel Dinesh Karthik might get a chance ahead of Suresh Raina as Karthik's performance in the Nidahas Trophy and IPL 2018 was impressive. I think now is the best time for Karthik to play," Sehwag told IndiaTV during "Cricket Ki Baat" show.

Chennai Super Kings celebrate Suresh Raina's daughter Gracia's birthday in style

Cricket Ki Baat | May 16, 2018, 08:03 PM IST

Chennai Super Kings made the birthday of Suresh Raina's daughter Gracia a midnight to remember for the southpaw and his family.

Exclusive | MS Dhoni is the X-factor for Chennai Super Kings, says Suresh Raina

Cricket Ki Baat | May 16, 2018, 08:05 PM IST

Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina, who has 4,855 runs to his name from 172 matches so far in his celebrated Indian Premier League (IPL) career