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Suresh Raina Indian Cricketer, Lifestyle, Cars, Affairs & Many More

Suresh Raina Indian Cricketer, Lifestyle, Cars, Affairs & Many More
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Suresh Kumar Raina is famous in his fan followings because he is the first Indian to score a hundred in all three formats of the Cricket game. Suresh Raina’s birthday is on the 27th November 1986.

Suresh Raina played with his left-hand and he is a left-hand batsman. He is more than a handy spinner who has assisted skipper MS Dhoni with some overs in the middle of the innings. Suresh Raina is famous among his fans for his amazing acrobatic fielding skills. He has abilities to cheer his teammates throughout the match innings. Raina has made significant and markable contributions in the lower-middle order for the Indian team and he has won many games single handily.

Suresh Raina’s Bio

Full Name Suresh Kumar Raina
Nick Name Sanu & Sonu
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman)

Suresh Raina’s Early Life

Suresh Raina was born and grew up in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India on 27th November, 1986. Suresh Raina once decided to start his career in cricket and starts play cricket and moved from his hometown Muradnagar to Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh where he join Guru Gobind Singh Sports College.

Suresh Raina’s Family

Real Name Suresh Kumar Raina
Date Of Birth 27 November 1986
Age 35 Years (as in 2021)
Birth Place Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown Rajnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
School Updated Soon
Qualification Updated Soon
College Government Sports College, Lucknow
Father Tirlokchand Raina (Retired army officer)
Mother Parvesh Raina
Siblings Brother: Naresh Raina, Mukesh Raina, Dinesh Raina (All elder)
Sister: Renu Raina (Elder)
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Priyanka Chaudhary
Children Son: Rio
Daughter: Gracia Raina
Religion Hinduism
Affairs/Girlfriends Shruti Hassan (rumoured)
Poorna Patel (daughter of politician Praful Patel, rumour)
Hobbies Travelling, snorkelling, water sports, paragliding
Food-Habbit Vegeterian

Suresh Raina’s Physical Stats

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height 173 cm (in centimeters)
1.73 m (in meters)
5’8" ( in feet & inches)
Weight 73 kg (in kilograms)
161 lbs (in pounds)
Sexual Orientation Staright
Physical Appearance Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 14 inches

Suresh Raina’s Career Debut

ODI Debut

Suresh Raina made his One Day International Debut on 30th July 2005 against the team ofSri Lanka.

Test Debut

Suresh Raina made his Test Cricket Debut on 26th July 2010 against the team of Sri Lanka.

T20 Debut

Suresh Raina made his T20 Debut on 1st December 2006 against the team of South Africa.

IPL Debut

Suresh Raina made his IPL Debut in the year 2008 for the team Chennai Super Kings. He was selected for 2.6 crores.

Suresh Raina’s Career

Suresh Raina in his beginning stages was not a part of Indian team but he got an opportunity to replaced Injured Virender Shewag when the Indian team was played against the team of West Indies. After this inning, Indian team captain MS Dhoni brought in Raina back in the team in the crucial quarterfinal in place of Yusuf Pathan.

Raina proves his strength in a very tensed situation while he was pairing with Yuvraj Singh in a mingled Run chase and he scored 34 runs in just 28 balls and this was leading team India to the Semi-Finals of world cup.

Suresh Raina played a very important role in Semi Finals also and scored 36 runs in the match which help Indian team to cross the 250 mark, this wonderful game of Raina not only let the India to win the match but also helps to win the World Cup in their home soil.


  • Suresh Raina is the 1st Indian to hit a T20I century and 3rd batsman in the world to hit a T20I century.
  • Raina was the first Indian batsman who score a T20I century in the 2010 ICC World T20 and the match was against South Africa.
  • Raina Hold the title of person who is the first Indian batsman to score centuries in all the three formats of the cricket game.
  • He hit century in his debut match and hold the title of 12th Indian player to score a century on his debut.
  • Suresh Raina is the one Indian who score centuries in T20I and ODI World Cup both.
  • He scored 6000 as well as 8000 runs in his Twenty20 career and became the First Indian player who score that much.


  • Suresh Raina Score 5000 runs in the IPL Match and he is the 1st person to do so.
  • He is the person who has a record of highest number of catches that is 102 in the IPL match.
  • Raina is the second person in the world after Chris Gayle to hit 100 sixes in the IPL and the first Indian player.
  • He holds the position of the first player who scored over 400 runs in the 7 consecutive IPL seasons from the year 2008 to 2014.
  • Suresh Raina is the first and the only Indian player who have scored century in IPL, CLT20 and T20I.
  • Raina scored 842 runs and became the highest run scorer in the CLT20
  • He holds the record of scoring the many fifties in the Champions League T20 history
  • Raina has the record of the most runs scorer in the powerplay in an IPL.

Suresh Raina’s Salary

IPL Incomes

Year IPL Team Name IPL Salary
2008 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2.6 crore
2009 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2.6 crore
2010 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2.6 crore
2011 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 5.9 crore
2012 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 5.9 crore
2013 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 5.9 crore
2014 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 5.9 crore
2015 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 5.9 crore
2016 Gujarat Lions Rs. 9.5 crore
2017 Gujarat Lions Rs. 12.5 crore
2018 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 11 crore
2019 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 11 crore
2020 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 11 crore
2021 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 11 crore

Suresh Raina’s Net Worth

Net Worth 185 Crore INR
Source Of Income Cricket, Ad Films, BCCI, IPL, Brands
Salary 6 Crore +
Monthly Income 50 Lakhs +
Yearly Income Rs. 11 Lakhs +
IPL 2021 Fee Rs. 11 crore
IPL Total Income Rs. 110.7 crore

Suresh Raina’s Favorite Things

Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Actress Sonali Bendre
Jessica Alba
Favorite Cricketer Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni
Bowler: Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee
Favorite Cricket Ground JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Favorite Cricket Commentators Nasser Hussain, Ravi Shastri and Navjot Singh Sidhhu
Favorite Musician Maroon 5
Band of Brothers
Kishore Kumar
Mohit Chauhan
Favorite Dancer Updated Soon
Favorite Song "Sukoon Mila" from the film Mary Kom
Favorite Movie Sholay, Kai Po Che, Iqbal
Fault In Our Stars, Cast Away
Favorite Food Aloo Kadhi, Tunde kebab
Favorite Sports Cricket
Favorite Color Light Blue
Favorite Destination Italy, Greece, Ibiza
Hobbies Travelling, snorkelling, water sports, paragliding

Suresh Raina’s Achievements

Suresh Raina is the First Indian cricket player who holds a century in all three formats of the Cricket game. He has many international and national records.

Suresh Raina’s Car Collections

Car Collection Porsche Boxster
Mini Cooper
Mercedes Benz C43
Aston Martin DB11
Bike Collection Updated Soon

Suresh Raina’s Awards

Suresh Raina the star cricketer of India was awarded the CEAT T20 International Player of the Year Award in the year 2011

Suresh Raina’s Business

Suresh Raina the Indian cricket star and his wife Priyanka Raina launched their first Business of retail named Touchpoint in Delhi. The Touchpoint has been launched under an ambitious business venture Maate, This is Categorise into baby care products.

Suresh Raina’s Controversies

  • Suresh Rain was caught in a trap after a sarcastic tweet about the Pakistan cricket team, who were ousted from the tournament match because they were lost to the Sri Lanka team in the semi-finals match, the tweet said that "Ek do din late gaye ghar !!!! Woh bhi besharam ki tarah Gaye... Bye-bye Pakistan!!!!. the tweet was deleted soon and Raina came up with a clarification on Twitter and said "Smartphones r dangerous. Discovered it last night after my nephew posted random tweets. I'm a sportsman and would never disrespect". Though I already deleted it, I felt it's better to clarify. To all those who r upset, I'm sorry. I'm not one to show disrespect."
  • Suresh Raina along with his teammates Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo stuck to the controversy that they all three had taken bribes from a bookie who was also a builder while they all were playing for the team Chennai Super Kings and this allegation was pointed by, former IPL chief Lalit Modi On 20 June 2013.
  • Suresh Raina was being investigated by SLC (Sri Lanka Cricket) for possible involvement of his in the match-fixing because he was being seen with a woman and the lady is known as a close associate of a bookie. This controversy happened during the 2016 T20 World Cup and he was playing against West Indies in Mumbai.
  • Suresh Raina was arrested on Monday late night of 2 December 2020 along with Guru Randhawa (Singer), Sussanne Khan (Hrithik Roshan's ex-wife), and seven staff members of that club in Mumbai by Mumbai police for violating COVID-19 norms. Raina issued a statement that, "Suresh was in Mumbai for a shoot which extended to late hours and was invited by a friend for a quick dinner post the same prior to him taking his flight back to Delhi. He was not aware of the local timings and protocols. Once pointed out, he immediately complied with the procedures laid out by the authorities and regrets the unfortunate and unintentional incident. He always holds rules and laws laid down by governing bodies with the highest regard and will continue to do so in the future as well.".

Suresh Raina’s Unknown Facts

  • Suresh Raina belongs to Anantnag district, Jammu & Kashmir and he is a Kashmiri Pandit.
  • He feels homesick because he spent his much of childhood in hostels.
  • He started his career professionally in the year 1999 at his sports college in Lucknow.
  • Raina was the skipper of the Under-16 team Uttar Pradesh.
  • Suresh Raina is crazy about cricket bats and his father gifted to him his first cricket bat in the year 1998.
  • Raina has a good collection of cricket bats that is around 250+.
  • He was 16 years old when he played his first Ranji Trophy game.
  • He was dismissed On his ODI debut in the year 2005 for a Golden Duck against the team of Sri Lanka.
  • Raina scored a century when he played his Test debut.
  • Suresh Raina is a great singer and he sang the song Tu Mili Sab Mila for the Bollywood movie ‘Meeruthiya Gangsters.’
  • He also good to play woodwind instruments Saxophone
  • Raina mentioned that if he wasn’t a cricketer, then he would have been a Basketball player.
  • Indian Cricket Team Players Ravindra Jadeja and Shikhar Dhawan are his best friends.
  • Raina has a tattoo on his right arm named ‘Believe’.
  • Suresh Raina joined Indian team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni through his Instagram account to announce his retirement from all formats of international cricket match On 15 August 2020.

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