Suresh Kumar Raina, is a former International Indian cricket player. In domestic cricket he plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms. He was the second youngest captain ever in Indian cricket team. He was considered as one of the best fielders in the world and In International cricket he was the first Indian batsman to score century in all the three formats. He was also a good singer, in the film Meeruthiya Gangster he sang a song named “Tu Mili Sab Mila”.
Indian Cricket Player Suresh Raina Profile:
|Full Name||Suresh Kumar Raina|
|Nick Name||Sanu, Sonu|
|Date Of Birth||27 November 1986|
|Birth Place||Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off break bowler|
|Batting Style||Left-hand batsman|
|Jersey Number||#3 (India)|
Suresh Raina Physical Statics :
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Suresh Raina Family & Relationships :
|Father Name||Trilokchand Raina|
|Mother Name||Parvesh Raina|
|Sister Name||Renu Raina|
|Brother Name||Naresh Raina, Mukesh Raina, Dinesh Raina|
|Spouse Name||Priyanka Chaudhary|
|Daughter Name||Gracia Raina & Rio Raina|
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Biography Of Suresh Raina :
Childhood of Suresh Raina : Raina’s father Trilokchand Raina was a military man and he was raised in a discipline family. In his childhood he spent most of his days in hostel, his home located at Uttar Pradesh. After deciding to become a famous cricketer he leave his home town and went to Lucknow to join Guru Gobind Singh Sports College. In U-16 he becomes the captain of the team and he went to Srilanka with his U-17 team. Also he got selected in the U-19 test tournament.
Early Stage of Suresh Raina :
In 2005 at his age of 19 he made his first ODI debut and he made his test debut after 5 years. In 2011 he scored his first test century and the Indian team won the 2011 World Cup.In his IPL career he becomes the captain of Gujarat Lions and later vice captain for Chennai Super Kings. For the first three years he played for Chennai Super Kings and become the third highest run scorer of the team. He didn’t miss a single match while playing for CSK and totally he played eight years for CSK. He had a great respect on CSK Captain MS Dhoni, Raina revealed his international retirement along with Dhoni. He mentioned that it feels good to play with Dhoni and he feels proud to join this journey with Dhoni.
Suresh Raina Played Teams :
India, Chennai Super Kings, India Blue, India U19, Board Presidents XI, Uttar Pradesh, India A, Rest of India, Central Zone, Indians, Gujarat Lions, India Green, India C.
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Suresh Raina Career Information :
- Test debut : On Jul 26, 2010 vs Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club
- Last Test : On Jan 06, 2015 vs Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground
- ODI debut : On Jul 30, 2005 vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
- Last ODI : On Jul 17, 2018 vs England at Headingley
- T20 debut : On Dec 01, 2006 vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium
- Last T20 : On Jul 08, 2018 vs England at County Ground
- IPL debut : On Apr 19, 2008 vs Kings XI Punjab at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium
- Last IPL : On Apr 10, 2021 vs Delhi Capitals at Wankhede Stadium
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Suresh Raina Batting & Fielding Records
Suresh Raina Bowling Career
Achievements of Suresh Raina :
- In 2002 he got select for the U-19 tour of England.
- In 2003 he made his debut for Ranji Trophy.
- In 2005 he made his ODI debut
- In 2006 he made his T20I debut
- In 2010 he made his Test debut
- In 2010 he was the first Indian to hit a T20I century
- In 2011 he got selected for the World Cup
- In 2015 he participate in the 50 overs World Cup
- In 2020 he got retired from all forms of cricket.
Records Of Suresh Raina :
- He was the first Indian to score century in all the three formats of the game
- He was the second youngest Indian Skipper
- Before making his test debut he played many ODI matches
- He was the first person to score 3000 runs in IPL
- First cricketer to score more than 400 runs in all editions of the IPL.
- First Indian to score 100 sixes in IPL and second overall
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Awards Of Suresh Raina :
- Man of the match.
- Player of the series
- International Player of the year.
Suresh Raina on Social Media:
- INSTAGRAM : @sureshraina3
- TWITTER : @ImRaina
- FACEBOOK : @SureshKumaRainaOfficial
Suresh Raina Hobbies & Favourites :
- Hobbies : Travelling, Snorkelling, Water Sports, Paragliding
- Favourite Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, M.S Dhoni
- Favourite Bowler : Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee
- Favourite Commentators : Ravi Shastri, Nasser Hussain
- Favourite Footballer : Lionel Messi
- Favourite Musicians : Kishore Kumar, Mohit Chauhan , Maroon 5
- Favourite Food : Aloo Kadhi, Tunde Kabab
- Favourite Colour : Light Blue
- Favourite Destinations : Italy, Greece, Ibiza
- Favourite Actor : Amitabh Bachchan
- Favourite Actress : Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg
- Favourite Shot : Pull Shot
- Favourite Ball : Slower Ball