Suresh Raina is an Indian cricketer. Being Left Handed Batsman & Right-arm Off-spin in the India national cricket team.
|Born||27 November 1986, Muradnagar|
|Height||5 ft 9 inch (175 cm)|
Suresh Raina was born on 27 November 1986, Muradnagar, Uttar pradesh, India. His age is around 36 years (2023).
Suresh Kumar Raina was born in Muradnagar of Uttar Pradesh on 27 November 1986 into a Kashmiri Pandit family, to parents from Rainawari, Srinagar district of Jammu And Kashmir.
Raina lives in the Rajnagar neighbour hood of Ghaziabad city. He has an older brother, Dinesh Raina.
Raina married Priyanka on 3 April 2015. They have two children.
Raina was one of the few best fielders during his time with Indian team. He played in middle order.
During the semi-final of 2011 Cricket World , Raina batted with tailenders to score an unbeaten 36, a significant contribution to India’s final tally of 260.
Apart from a half-century in the first Test of India tour of England 2011 at Lord’s, Raina managed just 27 runs from seven innings. He struggled against short bowling and in the final Test was out for a 29-ball duck, the longest in India’s Test history.
|Test Debut||26 July 2010 v Sri Lanka (Cap 265)|
|ODI Debut||30 July 2005 v Sri Lanka (Cap 159)|
|T20I Debut||01 December 2006 v South Africa (Cap 08)|
|IPL||2008-2015: Chennai Super Kings|
2016-2017: Gujarat Lions
2018-2021: Chennai Super Kings
In the second ODI of India tour of Sri Lanka 2012, he was out for 1 but he came back stronger in the third ODI where he played 45 balls 65 to hand India a five-wicket win and he eventually also won the Man of the match award for his performance.
Gambhir too scored a century in that match. After the Tour of Sri Lanka, when the England team came to India, he was dropped and his spot was given to Yuvraj Singh, who made a comeback after suffering from cancer.
He was named as 12th man in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ for the 2012 T20 World Cup by the ICC.
His knock of 100 against England during England tour of India 2012-13 at Cardiff was nominated to be one of the best ODI batting performance of the year by ESPNCricinfo.
In October 2018, he was named in India C’s squad for the 2018-2019 Deodhar Trophy.
In 2011, India toured West Indies after the World Cup with captain MS Dhoni rested and vice-captain Virender Sehwag injured. Gautam Gambhir was named the captain for the ODIs and T20’s with Raina as his deputy. But due to injury, Gautam Gambhir was ruled out with Raina captaining with Harbhajan Singh as his deputy.
During the 2014 Bangladesh series, he led his team to a 2–0 victory in the series. During the 2nd match of the series, India was all out for 105 runs while batting first. Suresh Raina and his team successfully defended the total of 105 runs, winning the match by 47 runs.
Raina announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket on 15 August 2020, minutes after the retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. On Instagram, Raina said “It was nothing but lovely playing with you, @mahi7781. With my heart full of pride, I choose to join you in your journey. Thank you India. Jai Hind.”
Raina is an attacking middle order left handed batter. He had more success in limited over cricket than in test. He has weakness of Short Pitched balls and throughout his career opposition teams tried to exploit this weakness.
Also in Ranji trophy he has struggled against short balls. He has been widely criticised for his short ball weakness. He is part time off break bowler.
His favourite scoring area is mid wickets on side. Most of the times he plays inside out off drive shot. While trying to hit on Off Side, he creates room for himself.
Raina was awarded “best fielder” by the BCCI ahead of the finals of IPL 2010. He played a vital half-century which turned the final to Chennai’s tide who ultimately went on to become the champions beating the Mumbai Indians. For his performances in 2010, he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI.
For his performances in 2013, he was named in the Cricinfo CLT20 XI.
In 2016, Raina was signed for the Gujarat Lions after the suspension of CSK. He captained the team for the season, and remained consistent with batting, scoring 399 runs in 15 innings. Raina had to leave for the Netherlands in between of season 9 for birth of his first child thus making him miss his first ever match in nine seasons of IPL.
In IPL 2018, Raina was retained by the returning Super Kings for a price tag of 11 crore ($1.7 million). During the second game of the tournament, Raina suffered a calf injury, due to which he was ruled out of the next two games.
In 2021, Raina became the fourth player in IPL history to play 200 matches, behind MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Dinesh Karthik.
He went unsold in the 2022 IPL Auction. He then became a commentator for the tournament.
Suresh Raina Net Worth
According to various online resources the net worth of Suresh Raina is estimated around $25 million dollars which is 200 crores in Indian Currency.
Apart from BCCI match fees, from which 11 Crores is the 2021 salary of for playing from Chennai Super Kings.
Social Media and Advertisements
Suresh Raina has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||200 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||2 Crore +|
|Yearly Income||24 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of Sanju Samson
Suresh Raina has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 42 million followers combining his Instagram, Twitter .
Suresh Raina posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1.What is the net worth of Suresh Raina in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Suresh Raina is 200 crores in Indian rupees.
2. How old is Suresh Raina?
Ans.Suresh Raina is 36 years old.
3. Nick name of Suresh Raina?
Ans. Nick name of Suresh Raina Sonu, Chinna Thala Raina.
4. Which state in Suresh Raina?
Ans. Suresh Raina Belongs to Uttar Pradesh.
5.Why Suresh Raina Retired?
5.I would like to announce my retirement from all formats of cricket,” Raina tweeted while thanking the BCCI, Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association and CSK. Since an active India or domestic player can’t take part in overseas leagues, Raina needed to take this step for him to explore T20 leagues around the world.05-Sept-2022