Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina

Middle-order Batter

Batting Style Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Offbreak
Age 36 years

16 Sep 2023

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill: Decoding his ODI stats in 2023

Extending his golden run in ODI cricket, Shubman Gill smoked a valiant hundred against Bangladesh in the last Super Fours game of the 2023 Asia Cup.

Decoding the top-five knocks in IPL playoffs

Gujarat Titans have advanced to the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) final following a convincing 62-run triumph over Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2.

CSK secure their 12th IPL playoff qualification: Decoding the stats 

Chennai Super Kings have qualified for their 12th playoffs in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

11 May 2023

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Should MS Dhoni bat higher in IPL 2023? Decoding stats  

Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Capitals by 27 runs in Match 55 of the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL).

11 May 2023

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Dhoni joins Raina in an elite club for CSK: Stats

Chennai Super Kings skipper and legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the second player in Indian Premier League history to complete 4,500 runs for the franchise.

26 Mar 2023

Virat Kohli

List of records Virat Kohli can break in IPL 2023 

The 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) is just around the corner and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are gearing up to resume the hunt for their maiden title.

05 Dec 2022

Abu Dhabi T10 League

Deccan Gladiators defend Abu Dhabi T10 title: Key stats

Deccan Gladiators defended their Abu Dhabi T10 title after beating New York Strikers in the final.

29 Sep 2022

Abu Dhabi T10 League

Abu Dhabi T10 League: Harbhajan, Raina set to feature

Former Indian cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina will be appearing in the sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League.

09 Sep 2022

Virat Kohli

Decoding the Indian players with international hundreds across formats

Indian run machine, Virat Kohli, on Thursday, stunned the cricket fraternity with his maiden ton in T20Is during the Super Four match against Afghanistan in Asia Cup.

India's Suresh Raina announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Former Indian batter Suresh Raina has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

IPL 2022: Suresh Raina, Ravi Shastri to join commentary panel

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina is set to make his debut as a commentator in the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

IPL 2022 Auction: Here are the top 5 unsold players

Much like the previous editions, the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) mega auction was also full of surprises.

IPL 2021: Suresh Raina set to play his 200th match

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings at the Arun Jaitley Stadium tonight.

IPL: Decoding Suresh Raina's performance against Rajasthan Royals

Suresh Raina has come back stronger in the IPL 2021 after missing the last season.

IPL 2021: Records which Suresh Raina can break this season

Chennai Super Kings have commenced their preparations for the upcoming Indian Premier League edition.

22 Jan 2021


BCCI introduces new mandatory fitness rule for Team India

Keeping an eye on the growing physical demands of international cricket, the BCCI has introduced mandatory 2-km time trials to measure speed and endurance levels in its training programme for Team Indian players.

IPL 2021 Player Retention: CSK retain Raina, Smith sacked

Following India's historic win at the Gabba, the attention shifts to the 14th edition of Indian Premier League.

22 Dec 2020


Guru Randhawa, Sussanne Khan arrested in raid at Mumbai club

Cricketer Suresh Raina, singer Guru Randhawa and interior designer Sussanne Khan were among scores of people arrested in Mumbai last night after a raid was conducted at the city's Dragonfly club.

Suresh Raina turns 34: A look at his major records

Left-handed batsman Suresh Raina served India's middle-order for nearly a decade before calling time on international career.

IPL: How Shikhar Dhawan fares against Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will lock horns in the 27th game of IPL 2020.

19 Sep 2020


Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers.

3 arrested for murder of Suresh Raina's relatives

Three members of an inter-state gang of robbers have been arrested for the murdering cricketer Suresh Raina's two relatives in Pathankot on August 19.

Indian Premier League: Records CSK can script this season

Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be aiming to keep up with the consistency in the competition.

Harbhajan Singh pulls out of IPL 2020, cites personal reasons

Chennai Super Kings are set to be without the services of Harbhajan Singh in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

After pulling out of IPL, Suresh Raina hints at return

Indian middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has hinted at his comeback in the Indian Premier League, days after pulling out of the tournament.

Stunning records held by Virat Kohli in the IPL

Virat Kohli is geared up for the thirteenth edition of Indian Premier League, set to be held in the UAE.

01 Sep 2020


Raina breaks silence, opens up on death of his uncle

Days after pulling out of the Indian Premier League, former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina finally broke his silence.

Suresh Raina's absence won't impact CSK: N Srinivasan

Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan believes Suresh Raina's absence would not impact the preparations ahead of the IPL season.

Suresh Raina's relative killed in attack by robbers in Punjab

A 58-year-old man believed to be a relative of Indian cricketer Suresh Raina died, while four members of his family sustained injuries in an attack by robbers in Punjab.

CSK players who could fulfil the void left by Raina

Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina is set to miss the impending edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) due to personal reasons.

17 Aug 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Suresh Raina reveals why he announced retirement along with Dhoni

One of India's greatest captains MS Dhoni announced retirement from international cricket on Saturday.

Interesting records held by Suresh Raina in international cricket

Moments after former Indian captain MS Dhoni informed about his retirement, Indian batsman Suresh Raina also called time on his international career.

After MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina announces retirement from international cricket

India's middle-order batsman Suresh Raina announced his retirement from international cricket.

IPL 2020: Records Suresh Raina can break this season

A classy batsman, an acrobatic fielder and a terrific runner between the wickets, Suresh Raina stands tall among the modern day greats.

#ThisDayThatYear: Rajasthan Royals script history, win inaugural IPL edition

On this day in 2008, Rajasthan Royals became the first team to win the Indian Premier League title.

25 May 2020


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are Indian players barred from playing foreign leagues?

Indian batsman Robin Uthappa recently expressed his concern after being unable to participate in the overseas leagues.

Official explains why BCCI doesn't allow participation in foreign leagues

An official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has responded to the suggestion of Suresh Raina that Indian players should be allowed to participate in overseas leagues.

10 May 2020


T20s: Raina, Pathan urge BCCI to make this pivotal change

Suresh Raina and former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan said that BCCI should allow those Indian players to compete in foreign T20 leagues who are not in contention for the national team.

Raina's domestic performances were not suffice for comeback: MSK Prasad

Former chairman of Indian selection committee MSK Prasad believes Suresh Raina did not score enough runs in domestic circuit in order to stage a national comeback.

03 May 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Both Messi and Sachin are extremely humble, feels Suresh Raina

Indian batsman Suresh Raina believes both Sachin Tendulkar and Lionel Messi are down to earth, despite their legendary stature.

IPL: All-time XI of Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings have been one of the most successful IPL franchises.

MS Dhoni's favorite player was Suresh Raina, claims Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh feels every captain has a favorite player and for MS Dhoni, it was none other than Suresh Raina.

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of CSK's performance

Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have been one of the most consistent teams over the years.

13 Apr 2020


Matthew Hayden reveals two memorable moments of his IPL career

Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden was deemed as the most ferocious opener of his era.

28 Jan 2020


Top five chases by Team India in T20Is

India have been on a roll, as they are on a five-series unbeaten run in T20Is.

Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: Here're the records held by him

Indian middle order batsman Suresh Raina celebrates his 33rd birthday on Wednesday.

27 Sep 2019


I can be India's number four in T20Is: Suresh Raina

Veteran cricketer Suresh Raina is eyeing a return in the Indian cricket team for the ICC World T20 in 2020.

Here's what Suresh Raina has said following knee surgery

Indian cricketer Suresh Raina underwent a successful knee surgery a couple of days ago.

IPL 2019: CSK beat DC, here are the records broken

Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals in match number 50 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.

Why are Chennai Super Kings so successful in IPL?

The IPL 2019 is underway as fans look forward to their favorite teams toiling hard to win the title.

Decoding the rivalry between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians

The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League has already given us a couple of interesting ties.

Dhoni's daughter dancing during CSK match steals limelight

Ziva, daughter of Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, aces the "staying in limelight" game.

IPL 2019: CSK beat DC, here're the records broken

Chennai Super Kings won their second consecutive match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 season to take the top position in the points table.

Mistakes which Chennai Super Kings should avoid in IPL 2019

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings go into the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 as the favorites.