Today (November 27) is the birthday of former Team India cricketer Suresh Raina. People are sending birthday wishes to the left-hander cricketer on this occasion through social media. The BCCI sent birthday wishes to Suresh Raina through social media. “2011 World Cup winner .. 2013 Champions Trophy winner .. Happy birthday to Raina, a great fielder and daring batsman,” the BCCI tweeted.
Raina, who played 226 ODIs for India, scored 5615 runs in 194 innings at an average of 35.31. This includes five centuries and 36 fifties. Raina played 78 international T20s and scored 1604 runs in 66 innings. This includes one century, 5 half-centuries.
Raina, popularly known as Mr IPL, set a record as the first cricketer to score 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League. A short head who played 189 innings in 193 matches .. scored 5368 runs with a strike rate of 137.11. He scored one century and 38 half-centuries in the IPL.
Raina set a record as the first Indian batsman to score centuries in Tests, ODIs and T20s. Raina, who is away from IPL in the 2020 season, is moving towards setting up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir. Dhoni announced his retirement on August 15 before the start of IPL 2020. Soon after, Raina also retired from international cricket.