October 24, 2019

Suresh Raina Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 23, 2019

Other Name: Sonu, Suresh Kumar Raina

Suresh Raina Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown


32 years, 10 months, 27 days old age Suresh Raina will turn 33 on 27 November, 2019. Only 1 months, 2 days, 19 hours, 24 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Short Biography

Suresh Raina was born on 27-11-1986 in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player.

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Suresh Raina Complete Bio & Career

Suresh Raina ‘The Man’ is the new age Indian cricketer. An attacking left-hander who goes for the big shots with impunity and clears the field with a swashbuckling flourish when at the top of his game, Raina is also equally capable of attracting applause as an electric fielder in the circle. 
 
It took him five years to cement his place as an India regular, moving from a limited-overs specialist who played 98 ODIs to one who became the 12th Indian to make a Test century on debut.  For a while, it seemed Raina might have earned a long-term Test spot, but in England, in 2011 his lack of skill against pace, seam, and swing again opened up debates about his ability to be a consistent Test player for India.
 
In the shorter versions, though, there're no doubts about his talent. The ability to split the field and discover gaps where fielders could not be placed earned him high praise when he first burst through to play for India in December 2006. The early years, however, weren't so prolific, which led to his omission from the 2007 World Cup. He forced his way back with a mountain of runs in domestic cricket, and from June 2008 was prolific in ODIs too, enhancing his stature as one of India's responsible gen-next batsmen. 
 
At the under-19 level, Raina was prodigious with his run-scoring and a string of double-hundreds took him to the Indian junior team and beyond it, to India colours. For a player of his ability who has been a part of World Cup winning team in 2011 hasn't been able to cement his spot in the side. Failures at domestic level meant that youngsters were chosen above one of the best finishers for India at some point of time. 
 
In IPL, he played all first eight seasons for CSK and has been their go-to man. When the chips were down, he stood tall and bailed his side more often than not. After the franchise was handed a two-year ban, he joined the Gujarat Lions team and successfully lead his side till the semis in the 9th edition of the tournament. He was retained by CSK once again in 2018. He is currently the leading run-getter in the history of the IPL.

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Suresh Raina Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Trilokchand Raina and Parvesh Raina. He has three brothers named Naresh Raina, Dinesh Raina, Mukesh Raina and a sister named Renu Raina. He married Priyanka Chaudhary Raina (Philanthropist) on 03-04-2015 and together the couple is blessed with a daughter named Gracia Raina.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Rajnagar, Ghaziabad
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
School N/A
College Government Sports College, Lucknow
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Cooking and Traveling
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - vs Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club, Jul 26, 2010
ODI - vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Jul 30, 2005
T20I - vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Dec 01, 2006
Best Friends Shikhar Dhawan
Salary ODI - 7.5 Lakhs Per Match, T20I - 6 Lakhs Per Match and Test - 15 Lakhs Per Match
Net Worth $20 Million

Collections

Car Collections Porsche Boxter, Toyota Fortuner and Mini Cooper among others

Favourites

Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Player Mahendra Singh Dhoni , Sachin Tendulkar , Glenn McGrath , Lionel Messi
Favorite Sport Cricket and Football
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Jessica Alba
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Movie Sholay and Fault in our Stars
Favorite Singer Kishore Kumar , Mohit Chauhan , Adam Levine
Favorite Song Sukoon Mila from the film Mary Kom
Favorite Place Greece and Italy
Favorite Food Tunde Kebab
Favorite Restaurant Bukhara, New Delhi

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Suresh Raina

  • He was the first Indian to score a T20I hundred.
  • He is one of the few batsmen who has scored a hundred in all 3 formats of the game.
  • Raina also went on to sing a song for a 2015 Bollywood film named ‘Meeruthiya Gangsters'.
  • He is also capable of playing the Saxophone.
  • Suresh Raina was dismissed for a first-ball duck against Sri Lanka on his ODI debut.

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