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Suresh Raina


  Male      Indian      Athlete

  Born : Nov 27, 1986  


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Suresh Raina (born 27 November 1986) is an Indian cricketer. He is a left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler. Called as Mr.t20 . plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms of domestic cricket and is the vice-captain of Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He has also captained the Indian cricket team and is the second youngest player to captain India. He is the only Indian to score a century in all three formats of international cricket.

Raina made his ODI debut in 2006 against Sri Lanka at the age of 20. However, his Test debut came only five years later, in 2010, against the same opposition. He scored a hundred on his Test debut.He was a part of India's World Cup winning team of 2011.

In South Africa's tour to India in 2010, Raina was called in the squad for the second test, but was not selected in the playing XI. He captained the Indian team for the Tri-series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe as all the other first-choice players were rested from the tournament. India lost the first match under his captaincy against Zimbabwe by six wickets, but won the next match against Sri Lanka. 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. Virat Kohli and R Ashwin made their T-20 debuts in Raina's captaincy.He is one of the stylish batsman in India.He is 3rd t20 caption in india

Suresh's father is a retired military officer and mother Parvesh Raina. The Raina family moved in the 1980s from the Rainawari area of Srinagar, Kashmir, to Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. He lives in Rajnagar, a town in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has 3 older brothers Dinesh Raina, Naresh Raina and Mukesh Raina and 1 elder sister Renu. An article by Suresh Raina was featured in the 2012 book Rahul Dravid: Timeless Steel. Suresh Raina married Priyanka Chaudhary on April 3rd 2015...


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