Suresh Raina Bio, Facts, Family, Career

Suresh Raina Bio, Facts, Family Career

Sr.Suresh Raina Quick FactsDescription
Sr.Suresh Raina Quick FactsDescription
1.Born27th November 1986
4.Parent(s)Tirlokchand Raina, Parvesh Raina

Suresh Raina is very talented, and aggressive player of the Indian cricket team was born on November 27th, in 1986. Raina belongs to Kashmiri Pundit family, from Rainawari, Srinagar, which is a city of Jammu and Kashmir. Raina started playing cricket at the age of 13. he moved from Muradnagar, Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh to Lucknow, due to his passion for cricket.He is a graduate in commerce from Delhi University.


Raina started playing for the U-17 team in India and subsequently played for the U-19 team which introduced him to the international cricket arena, and he became famous because of his ability to strike the ball very well and his selection of shots. Raina became the part of Indian cricket team in 2005 and made his debut in ODI and Test against Sri Lanka.

Raina was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2008, at a very high price of US$ 650,000 and in return Raina performed very well. Raina consistently played for CSK in all the IPL events after 2008. Raina was the part of world cup winning squad of India in 2011. Which yielded a significant boost to his career. Raina performed good enough in the world cup of 2015.


Suresh Raina with wife Priyanka

Suresh Raina’s father name is Tirlokchand Raina, who worked in Ordnance Factory and his mother name is Parvesh Raina, Suresh has three older brothers Dinesh Raina, Naresh Raina and Mukesh Raina and one elder sister Renu. Suresh Raina and Priyanka Chaudhary both were good friends since childhood; and that friendship turns into the shape of marriage, on April 3, 2015. Suresh Raina has also recorded a soundtrack of the film Meeruthiya Gangster.

Achievements of Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina with trophy

  • He is one of the two batsmen from India to score a century in all formats of cricket and the 12th Indian player to score a test century on debut.
  • He was the second youngest captain of the Indian Cricket team.
  • He is the only Indian batsman to score centuries in both T20I and ODI World Cup.
  • Raina is the First Player to score 3000 runs in the IPL with the highest strike rate and the second player to hit 100 sixes in the IPL.

Suresh Raina Career as a Captain

In 2011, India toured West Indies after the World Cup, and due to some injuries to the team players, Riana was given the responsibility to lead the team as a captain which he took as a challenge and India won the series. He was again nominated captain of the young Indian cricket team during 2014 Bangladesh series.He performed decently in the series and India won the series with 2-0. He was admired for his captaincy skills during the 2nd ODI of this series. India was all out scoring 104 runs while batting first and Suresh Raina and his young team defended 104 runs and won the match by 54 runs.

Suresh Raina’s Facts, Height, weight, body stats, and favorites
Nick Name: Sonu
Height: 5’ 8.”
Weight: 66 kg
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Religion: Hinduism
Favorite Movie: Sholay
Favorite Food: Tunde ke Kabab, Mutton Kabab, Chicken seekh kabab
Affairs: Poorna Patel (daughter of politician Praful Patel), Shruti Hasan (Actress)
Car: Porsche Boxster (yellow)
Networth: $ 4 Million

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