Suresh Raina (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Wife & More
Suresh Raina is an incredible Indian batsman who plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket and for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian premier league. He has shown beautiful performances and impressed selectors at a very young age.
Raina has mastered the T20 format and his records are incredible, a scorecard worth watching. He is a left-handed batsman who rarely bowls right-arm off-spin.
|Real name||Suresh Raina|
|Date of birth||27 November 1986|
|Age(as in 2021)||34 years old|
|Birth place||Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Family||Father- Trilok Chand Raina |
Mother– Parvesh Raina
Brother– Naresh Raina, Mukesh Raina, Dinesh Raina
Sister– Renu Raina
|Home Town||Rajnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh|
Birth & Early Life
Suresh Raina was born on 27th November 1986, in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh. He started playing cricket at the age of 14 years old, so he moved to Lucknow to attend Guru Gobind Singh Sports College. He has four siblings who are older than him, 3 brothers and one sister.
Education & More
|College||Guru Gobind Singh Sports college|
|Awards||Arjuna Award, Man of the series awardsMan of the Match awards|
- Domestic career-
Suresh Raina started playing cricket in the year 2000 for Uttar Pradesh, his performance led him to be the captain of Under-16s. He caught the eye of selectors in the year 2002 when he was just 15 years old, he was selected for a U-19 tour of England. A pair of half-centuries landed him a U-17 Sri Lanka tour, he made his Ranji Trophy debut for Uttar Pradesh against Assam in February 2003 but he didn’t play until the next season. He has risen to fame by playing U-19, U-18, U-17 matches against different teams.
Because of his incredible performances, he was roped in by Chennai Super Kings in 2008 for a heavy amount of money. Since then Raina has never let the team down. He is often referred to be made only for IPL format because he plays incredibly in IPL.
- International career
Suresh Raina made his ODI debut against Srilanka on 30 July 2005. Raina was on the bench in the first half of 2011 world cup but he was allowed to play when Virendra Sehwag got injured.
If there is some format in which the cricketer excels then it is T20 format. He made his T20 international debut against South Africa in the year 2006. Raina has now retired from T20 formats but his record is still shining.
Raina made his test debut five years later of his ODI debut in 2010 against Sri Lanka. He scored a century in his test debut. But Raina could not fit in the scheme of test cricket and slowly drifted away. His last test match was in 2015.
|Playing Style||Middle Order Batsman|
|International debut||Test: July 26 – 30, 2010 against Sri Lanka |
ODI: 30 July 2005 against Sri Lanka
T20I: December 01, 2006, against South Africa
|Debut Matches||First-class- 2002|
List A – 2005
|Teams||Indian National Cricket team, |
Chennai Super Kings(CSK), Gujarat Lions,
India Blue, Uttar Pradesh, India Seniors
|Batting Style||Left-handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right arm off spin|
|Best Record||Second youngest player to be selected as the Indian skipper, First Indian cricketer to score a century in all 3 formats (Tests, ODIs, T20s),|
|Coach/ Mentor||Not known|
|IPL Debut Match||2008|
|Years of Played Matches and teams||Chennai super kings (2008-2015, 2019- present), |
Gujarat Lions (2016-18)
|Record||First Player to score 3000 runs in the IPL.|
|IPL price||$ 6,50,000|
Personal Life & More
Suresh Raina’s father is Trilokchand Raina, who is a retired army officer. His mother Parvesh Raina is a housewife. He has three older brothers Naresh Raina, Mukesh Raina, Dinesh Raina, and one elder sister Renu Raina.
|Marriage Date||3 April 2015|
|Children||Daughter: Gracia Raina |
Son: Rio Raina
|Net worth||INR 180 crores|
Physical Status & More
|Body Measurements||Chest Size- 40 Inches|
Waist Size- 34 Inches
Biceps: 14 inches
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
|Hobbies||Travelling, snorkelling, water sports, paragliding|
Some important facts about Suresh Raina-
- Suresh Raina was born in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh.
- On late Monday night of 2 December 2020, Raina was arrested along with singer Guru Randhawa, Hrithik Roshan’s ex-wife Sussanne Khan, and seven staff members of a club in Mumbai by Mumbai police for violating COVID-19 norms. Later, all were released on bail.
- He has a habit of collecting his cricket bats and till now he has collected 250+ bats, including his first bat which was gifted by his father in 1998.
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