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After MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina announces retirement from international cricket

After Mahendra Singh Dhoni, veteran Indian cricketer Suresh Raina announced his retirement from international cricket.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 15, 2020 22:40 IST
After Mahendra Singh Dhoni, veteran Indian cricketer Suresh Raina announced his retirement from inte
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After Mahendra Singh Dhoni, veteran Indian cricketer Suresh Raina announced his retirement from international cricket.

Suresh Raina, one of India's prolific white ball players in the last decade and a half announced his retirement from international cricket, following the footsteps of his favourite captain and mentor Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

"It was nothing but lovely playing with you, @mahi7781 . With my heart full of pride, I choose to join you in this journey. Thank you India. Jai Hind!" he wrote on Instagram as he shared a picture with his CSK teammates. 

The 33-year-old is among the few who scored centuries across formats having played 18 Tests, 226 ODIs and 78 T20 Internationals with nearly 8000 international runs. (Also Read | MS Dhoni calls it time but fans can still watch 'Thala' in IPL donning the CSK jersey)

His best moment was a crucial unbeaten knock in a tricky World Cup quarter-final against Australia during the triumphant 2011 campaign.

Raina has played 18 Tests for India scoring 768 runs with one century. He also played 226 ODIs and 78 T20Is scoring 5615 runs and 1605 runs respectively. He was the first Indian to score a century ascross all formats of the game.

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