The day of 15 August has brought two bad news for Indian cricket fans. Just after former Indian captain, MS Dhoni announced his retirement, Suresh Raina has also announced his retirement. Raina has given information about this by posting a post on his Instagram account.
In his Instagram post, Suresh Raina shared a picture of himself with Dhoni, writing, ‘It was a beautiful experience playing with you Mahi. I am going to be your partner in this journey with pride. Thank you, India. Jai Hind!’
Raina becomes ‘companion’ in Dhoni’s retirement journey
In fact, the legendary cricketer of Indian cricket history, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, had announced his retirement from international cricket at 7 pm on Saturday evening. In his Instagram post, Suresh Raina is talking about becoming a partner in this journey of his retirement.
Raina’s great performance in ODIs and first-class cricket
Raina did not get much chance in the Test match. But he made a lot of efforts in One Day International cricket. Raina scored 768 runs in 19 matches at an average of 26.18. Raina played 226 matches in ODIs and scored 5,615 runs at an average of 35.31. Raina scored 5 centuries and 36 half-centuries in ODIs. Raina also has a great track record in first-class cricket. In 109 first-class matches, he scored 6871 runs at an average of 42.15. He also scored 14 centuries and 45 half-centuries in 109 matches.