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Indian cricketer, Chennai Super Kings cricketer


Suresh Kumar Raina is an Indian cricketer from Gaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Raina has been a member of the Indian cricket team for ODIs since July 2008, and was included in the Test squad in early 2006, but did not make his debut until July 2010. Domestically, he plays for Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy and Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy. He is a left-handed batsman and an occasional off spinner.

Suresh Raina Info

Full NameSuresh Kumar Raina
Date of BirthNovember 27, 1986
Place of BirthGhaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Other Names / Nick NamesSonu
Batting styleLeft-handed
Bowling styleRight arm off break
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 I have not seen anyone as professional as Rahul bhai. He was never controversial, and his perspective of the game was great - and it impacted me. I was lucky that I played with him at the beginning of my international career. 
— Suresh Raina in a tribute to Rahul Dravid / March 13, 2012
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 Wall for team but a shoulder for team mates. Impregnable for opposition, motivation fr us. That's Rahul bhai. Got my ODI & Test cap frm him. 
— Suresh Raina in a tribute to Rahul Dravid after Dravid announced his retirement / March 09, 2012
 It is a different ball game. We have played really well as a unit. We bowled really well. When you take wickets with the new ball, it's always good for the bowling unit. Vinay Kumar and Praveen Kumar bowled really well. If you look at the bench strength, we have Irfan, Zak , Umesh ready to go. We have a good team right now. 
— Suresh Raina hopes to do well after their win against Australia in the second Twenty20 / February 04, 2012
 The motivation is good. The new boys saw the matches. We haven't done well in the Tests, but there is a passion inside to do well. Andar kuch karne ki tamanna hai. 
— Suresh Raina saying that the mood in the dressing room is good after the test debacle / January 30, 2012
 It is good that we have a healthy competition in the team between me, Virat (Kohli) and Yusuf (Pathan) but whenever I am on field, my main focus always is to win matches and contribute for the team, 
— Suresh Raina about the competition for a place in the final XI between Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli and Yusuf Pathan / February 13, 2011

 I generally bat at No 6 and No 7 and whenever you bat these positions you have to play big shots. I am scoring 25-30 but I know I can do more. I know I can deliver. I am looking forward to score big runs (in the World Cup). 
— Suresh Raina is looking to score big runs in the World Cup / February 13, 2011
 It is a big opportunity for me. It is a dream for any cricketer to play in the World Cup, 
— Suresh Raina saying its a huge opportunity to play in the World Cup / February 13, 2011
 It is important to remain pretty humble, stay focused and learn from Sachin, Dhoni. It is important to be disciplined and pay respect to the seniors and the game, 
— Suresh Raina on the importance of staying humble / February 13, 2011
 We learnt a lot from that World Cup. We have learnt that we can't take small teams lightly. We are playing our first game against Bangladesh and it is important for us to get the intensity going. 
— Suresh Raina on what he learned from the 2007 World Cup / February 13, 2011
 To be honest, it's a good platform when a young player gets an award and it's always special. I would like to thank all the fans who have enjoyed and thank my coach Robin Singh who was with us when I went to the U-19s in England. Thanks Robs, and credit goes to him as well. 
— Suresh Raina after winning the 2010 IPL award for Best fielder / April 24, 2010