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Suresh Raina is a former player of Team India, who played a key role in Chennai Super Kings winning the trophy 4 times in IPL. Suresh Raina has a lot of association with the Indian Premier League. Even though he played for the Indian cricket team for many years and played a key role in achieving many victories, IPL brought him special recognition. He is known as ‘Mr IPL’. Raina, who has played for the Chennai Super Kings team since the beginning of the IPL, has played a key role in the team’s success. With this, Raina has an inseparable bond with the Chennai Super Kings team. CSK fans call Dhoni as Thala (Leader)… Raina is affectionately known as Chinna Thala.
Suresh Raina, who announced his retirement from international cricket on the same day as Dhoni’s retirement (15 August 2020), also said goodbye to IPL in September 2022. Raina played a key role in the Chennai Super Kings winning 4 times in the IPL. Especially in the knockout stage (play offs, final) matches, Raina has given unforgettable victories to the Satta Chat Chennai team. Chennai Super Kings have reached the play-offs 12 times in the league so far. Raina has been a part of the CSK team every time CSK has made it to the playoffs except this season.
Raina, who made his IPL debut in 2008, played his last match in 2021. During the 2016 and 17 seasons when CSK was banned in between, he served as the captain of the then Gujarat Lions team. However, Chennai Super Kings did not retain Raina before the 2022 season. After that, Raina could not play that season as he was not picked up in the mega auction. Earlier in 2020, he withdrew before the start of the tournament due to the fear of Corona. Raina played 176 matches for Chennai and scored 4687 runs. It includes a century and 33 half-centuries.
Suresh Raina Stats:
As part of the IPL-16 season, CSK team will face Gujarat today, Raina.. performances in play offs matches for you..
Most runs in play offs – 714
Half Centuries – 7
Fastest Fifty – 16 balls
Most sixes – 40
Most Fours – 51
Most Player of the Matches – 3 (Total)
Best strike rate – 155.35
Suresh Raina is the only player in the history of Indian Premier League who has been named player of the match in qualifier, eliminator and final matches.
Suresh Raina’s Performance in IPL Knockout Matches for CSK:
55* (34), 43 (30), 20 (19), 2 (4), 57* (35), 73* (50), 8 (5), 0 (1), 27 (17), 73 ( 38), 82* (42), 0(1), 54* (33), 87 (25), 25 (20), 0 (2), 28 (19), 22 (13), 32 (24), 5 (7), 11 (13), 8 (14).
Suresh Raina, who played a total of 205 matches in IPL, scored 5528 runs. It includes 1 century and 39 half-centuries.
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