Along with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina has also announced his retirement from international cricket. Both announced their retirement on Instagram. How deep is the friendship between Dhoni and Raina, this is evidenced by the decisions of both. Suresh Raina shared a photo on Instagram in which his IPL team Chennai Super Kings teammates Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Karn Sharma, and Monu Singh are seen.
Raina wrote in the caption of this photo, “It was interesting playing with you, Mahi.” I want to take pride in my heart and participate in this journey with you. Thanks, India, Jai Hind. ”
This cricketer from Uttar Pradesh has earned a lot of name in international cricket. Suresh Raina, a left-handed batsman who made his ODI debut in 2005, was a brilliant middle-order player during his cricketing career. Apart from this, with his spin bowling, he also got India out of difficult situations in many situations. Raina is very famous for his great fielding. His fielding was so good that Jonty Rhodes never tired of praising him.
Suresh Raina played 18 Tests, 226 ODIs, and 78 T20 Internationals for India in his 16-year career. Meanwhile, he has scored more than 7000 runs in international cricket. He has 768 runs in Test cricket. In his name, he has recorded a century and 7 half-centuries. Raina has 5615 runs in ODIs, including 5 centuries and 36 half-centuries. Raina’s best score in ODIs was 116 not out. Raina scored 1605 runs in 78 T20s, including 1 century and 5 half-centuries.
He has a very strong friendship bond with MS Dhoni. Suresh Raina announced his retirement from international cricket, following the footsteps of his favorite captain and mentor Mahendra Singh Dhoni.