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Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina

Born November 27, 1986
Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Age 29 Years, 5 Months, 28 Days
National Side India
Batting Style Left Handed
Bowling Off break
Batting Rank Test - 96, ODI - 27, World Cup - 27, T20I - 23
Bowling Rank Test - 81, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - NA
Teams Played India, Central Zone, India A, India Blue, Indian Board President's XI, India Green, Indian Inv XI, India Seniors, Rest of India, Chennai, India, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat Lions
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 12, World Cup - 1, T20I - 2, IPL - 13, CL - 5,
Career Span 2010 - 2015, 2005 - 2015, 2011 - 2015, 2006 - 2016, 2008 - 2016, 2010 - 2014,

At the raw age of 18, a fresh-faced Suresh Raina broke into the Indian ODI squad with a reputation of possessing loads of talent, similar to the way Yuvraj Singh broke into the international scenes in cricket. However, Raina's career has since resembled a cardiograph showing variable readings at different junctures of his career. Making his debut against Sri Lanka, Raina fell for a first-ball duck to a Muttiah Muralidaran doosra in 2005. But a determined effort to validate his selection soon hallmarked his approach. Often, after disappointments at the international level, Raina came back with strong domestic displays in the Ranji Trophy and the Indian T20 League to knock hard on the doors of selectors.

Suresh Raina OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 18312768120 v SL17100426.4853.14230
ODI 223192355568116* v BAN53647512035.4693.761000
World Cup 1293358110* v ZIM1230 959.66107.5090
T20I 6252111203101 v SA131104129.34132.92280
IPL 146142214097100* v KXIP12836016033.85138.74820
CL 24242842109* v KOL15693938.27151.43120

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 22173.322603 132/1 v NZ0046.383.4780.07
ODI 98347.241769363/34 v WI2049.135.0957.88
World Cup 51717621/12 v WI0038.004.4751.00
T20I 2145.10326122/6 v SL0027.167.2122.58
IPL 61136.20995242/0 v JAI0041.457.2934.08
CL 11250159124/26 v VIC0013.256.3612.50

Suresh Raina AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 3 5 0 118 86 0 1 19 / 0 23.60 66.29 3 0
England 4 8 0 105 78 0 1 14 / 0 13.12 41.66 4 0
New Zealand 5 7 0 84 55 0 1 12 / 1 12.00 43.97 5 0
South Africa 1 2 0 6 5 0 0 0 / 0 3.00 37.50 - -
Sri Lanka 2 3 1 223 120 1 1 26 / 3 111.50 58.07 4 0
West Indies 3 6 1 232 82 0 3 29 / 0 46.40 54.71 7 0
Total 18 31 2 768 120 v SL 1 7 100/4 34.94 50.37 23 0

Bowling Performance

  I OMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Australia 3 28 4 90 1 1/19 0 / 0 90.00 3.21 168.00
England 5 63.4 5 251 4 2/58 0 / 0 62.75 3.94 95.50
New Zealand 8 40 8 105 5 2/1 0 / 0 21.00 2.62 48.00
South Africa 1 7 0 77 0 0/77 0 / 0 - 11.00 -
Sri Lanka 1 5 0 21 0 0/21 0 / 0 - 4.20 -
West Indies 4 29.5 5 59 3 2/32 0 / 0 19.66 1.97 59.66
Total 22 172.9 22 603 13 0/77 v SA 0/0 32.24 4.49 61.86

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

Suresh Raina LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 11 21 2 566 120 v SL 1 5 69 / 3 29.78 52.40 16 0
Home 7 10 0 202 86 v AUS 0 2 31 / 1 20.20 55.34 7 0
Total 18 31 2 768 120 v SL 1 7 100/4 24.99 53.87 23 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 13 125.3 13 479 7 2/1 v NZ 0 / 0 68.42 3.81 107.57
Home 9 48 9 124 6 2/1 v NZ 0 / 0 20.66 2.58 48.00
Total 22 173.3 22 603 13 2/1 v NZ 0/0 44.54 3.20 77.79

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

Suresh Raina YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2010 8 12 1 373 120 v SL 1 2 48 / 3 33.90 57.20 9 0
2011 7 14 1 337 82 v WI 0 4 43 / 0 25.92 49.85 11 0
2012 2 3 0 58 55 v NZ 0 1 9 / 1 19.33 51.32 2 0
2015 1 2 0 0 0 v AUS 0 0 0 / 0 0.00 0.00 1 0
Total 18 31 2 768 120 v SL 1 7 100/4 19.79 39.59 23 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2010 8 55 7 214 6 2/1 v NZ 0 / 0 35.66 3.89 55.00
2011 9 93.3 10 310 7 2/32 v WI 0 / 0 44.28 3.31 80.14
2012 3 5 2 8 0 0/0 v NZ 0 / 0 - 1.60 -
2015 2 20 3 71 0 0/18 v AUS 0 / 0 - 3.55 -
Total 22 173.3 22 603 13 2/32 v WI 0/0 19.99 3.09 33.79

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
0(1) & 0(3) 0/53 & 0/18 v Australia Jan 06, 2015
55(90) & 0(10) 0/0 v New Zealand Aug 31, 2012
3(13) 0/6 & 0/2 v New Zealand Aug 23, 2012
0(29) & 0(13) 2/58 v England Aug 18, 2011
4(21) & 10(24) 1/83 v England Aug 10, 2011

SURESH RAINA's profile

At the raw age of 18, a fresh-faced Suresh Raina broke into the Indian ODI squad with a reputation of possessing loads of talent, similar to the way Yuvraj Singh broke into the international scenes in cricket. However, Raina's career has since resembled a cardiograph showing variable readings at different junctures of his career. Making his debut against Sri Lanka, Raina fell for a first-ball duck to a Muttiah Muralidaran doosra in 2005. But a determined effort to validate his selection soon hallmarked his approach. Often, after disappointments at the international level, Raina came back with strong domestic displays in the Ranji Trophy and the Indian T20 League to knock hard on the doors of selectors.

When he returned after being dropped for a year-and-half in 2008, three centuries and a string of half-centuries marked his renewed desire to make the most of opportunities, an intent highlighted by three stand-out knocks in the 2008 Asia Cup. By the time Raina made a commanding century on his Test debut against Sri Lanka in 2010, he already had ample limited overs experience with nearly a 100 ODIs, three successful seasons of the Indian T20 League and a captaincy stint; all at the age of 23. However, Raina's shaky technique against quality pace bowling and more importantly his inefficiency to tackle steep bounce kept him on the shores of the Test squad more often than not. In 2011, he was amongst the 15 Indian players who saw history being created at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, where the Men in Blue lifted the coveted World Cup trophy after 28 long years. Be it a well-timed innings or part time spin bowling or leaping around on the field taking brilliant catches and saving crucial runs, there is an underlying sincerity in whatever Raina does on the cricket field. Raina has been the crux of India's fielding revolution that saw the theory of lazy and sloppy efforts being thrown out of the window in Indian cricket. With age on his side, Raina's only current concern will be to chalk and polish his technique against the short delivery and turn into a regular in the Indian Test squad. Raina has an immaculate impression in the Indian T20 league and hence, Chennai retained him for the seventh season in 2014.