Suresh Raina, Left hand cricketer plays for Indian Cricket team in International level. Suresh Raina made his International debut against Sri Lanka and representing India in all formats. For more details check out below for Suresh Raina Wiki, Biography, Age, Profile, Height, Weight, Wife, Family and more.
Suresh Raina (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Caste, Biography, Family
|Real Name||Suresh Kumar Raina|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height in m||1.73 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5’8″|
|Weight in Kg||73 kg|
|Date of Birth||27 November 1986|
|Age (as in 2017)||30 Years|
|Birth Place||Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Rajnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Parents||Father – Tirlokchand Raina
Mother – Parvesh Raina
Brothers – Naresh Raina, Mukesh Raina, Dinesh Raina (All Elder)
Sisters – Renu Raina (Elder)
|Son/Daughter||Daughter – Gracia Raina|
Suresh Raina Family & Earlier Life:
Suresh Raina was born on 27 November 1986 in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. His father Tirlokchand Raina was a Army officer and his mother is Parvesh Raina.
He lives in Rajnagar, a town in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has three older brothers Dinesh Raina, Naresh Raina and Mukesh Raina and one elder sister Renu.
In 2000, Raina decided to play cricket and subsequently moved from his hometown Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh (near New Delhi) to Lucknow, to attend the Guru Gobind Singh Sports College, Lucknow.
Facts about Suresh Raina:
– Teams played for: Uttar Pradesh, Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, India.
– Suresh Raina made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka at the age of just 19 but his test debut came after five years.
– He made his Ranji Trophy debut for Uttar Pradesh against Assam in February 2003 at the age of 16.
– Suresh Raina also captained the Indian Cricket team for the T-20 series against Zimbabwe in June 2010 and India won the 2 match series 2–0.
– He was the leading run-scorer in this series. Both Virat Kohli and Ravi Ashwin made their debuts under Suresh Raina’s captaincy.
– Raina was signed by the Chennai Super Kings for US$650,000 for the first three years of the tournament.
– He is the third batsman in the world to hit a T20I century. He is the first Indian batsman to score centuries in all the three formats of the game.
– Suresh Raina is the first Player to score 3000 runs in the IPL.
– In 2011 WC, he was on the bench through half of the WC. He played his first WC match against West Indies in the absence of Virender Sehwag due to injury. Then Dhoni picked Raina instead of Yusuf as Raina scored some crucial winning knocks.
– He is the first and only player to have scored over 400 runs in 7 consecutive ( 2008–2014) IPL seasons.
– He never missed a single match in the IPL for Chennai Super Kings.
– Raina became the first Indian to score centuries in all formats of the cricket.
– In 2016, Raina was signed for the Gujarat Lions after the suspension of CSK.
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