Suresh Raina is an Indian professional cricketer. An aggressive left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler, He plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms of domestic cricket.
At the age of 17, Suresh Raina was selected in the Indian team for the U-19 World Cup in 2004, where he smashed three half centuries, including a blistering 90 scored off only 38 deliveries against Scotland.
Raina is the only Indian batsman to score a century in each of the three formats of cricket.
Raina is the youngest man to captain the Indian cricket team in T20 internationals.
Raina is the only Indian to score a century in both international T20 and IPL. Incidentally, both knocks came on 2nd May – 2010 and 2013.
Raina's debut matches in Tests and ODIs have been in stark contrast. He made a golden duck in his first ODI match against Sri Lanka on July 30, 2005, and scored a century against the same team in his Test debut on July 26, 2010.
Raina has played every single match that his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings played; a total of 112 IPL matches. No other player has done the same.
Suresh Raina has also sung a song titled ‘Tu Mili Sab Mila’, for a bollywood movie named ‘Meeruthiya Gangsters’.