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Suresh Raina Age Wiki Biography Height Weight Affairs Wife Children & More

He is the First Player to score 3000 runs in the IPL.

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Suresh raina age wiki biography
Suresh raina age wiki biography

Suresh Raina Age Wiki Biography Height Weight Affairs Wife Children & More

Suresh Raina age Wiki Biography height affair wife children: Suresh Raina is a Indian cricketer Right hand batsman. He is one of the youngest player in Indian cricket team. Raina at the age of 15,  was spotted by Indian selectors when he was playing for Uttar Pradesh under-16s and was drafted to India’s under-19 tour of England where he scored 2 half-centuries.

Suresh Raina Biography: Quick Information

Real Name          Suresh Kumar Raina

Nickname            Sanu, Sonu

Age                      32 years

Profession          Indian Cricketer (Batsman)

Suresh Raina Physical Stats and Body Appearance

Height (approx.)               in centimeters- 173 cm

in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”

Weight (approx.)             in Kilograms- 73 kg

Hair Colour         Black

Eye Colour           Dark Brown

Suresh Raina Cricket career

Suresh Raina debuet as a national player on 30 july 2005. His first cricket match was against Srilanka at Dambulla.  

He played his first Test match on 26 July 2010 against Sri Lanka at Colombo.

T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg

Coach/Mentor  Deepak Sharma, SP Krishnan

Jersey Number #3 (India)

#3 (IPL)

Domestic/State Team-   Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, India Blue, Uttar Pradesh

Favourite Shot   Pull shot

Likes to play against        Pakistan

Nature on field  Calm

Some lesser known facts about Suresh Raina: Records (main ones)

• First cricketer of India to score a century in all 3 formats (Tests, ODIs, T20s).

• Suresh is the Second youngest player to be selected as the Indian skipper.

• Before making his test debut, he has played the most number of ODIs which is a record.

• He is the First Player to score 3000 runs in the IPL.

• First cricketer to score 400+ runs in all the editions of the Indian Premier League (till IPL 9-2016).

• First Indian and second in the world to hit 100 sixes in the IPL.

• Third batsman in the world to score a century in T20 International; the other two being Brendon McCullum and Chris Gayle.

Suresh Raina Personal Life

Date of Birth       27 November 1986

Age (as in 2019)                32 Years

Birth Place          Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Zodiac sign/Sun sign        Sagittarius

Nationality          Indian

Hometown         Rajnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

School   Not known

College Government Sports College, Lucknow

Educational Qualification              Not known

Family   Father: Tirlokchand Raina (Retired army officer)

Mother: Parvesh Raina

Brothers: Naresh Raina, Mukesh Raina, Dinesh Raina (All elder)

Sister: Renu Raina (Elder)

Religion     Hinduism

Address Sector 11, Rajnagar, Ghaziabad, & C-27, Sector 50, Noida

Hobbies               Travelling, snorkelling, water sports, paragliding

Some unknown facts about Suresh Raina

Does Suresh Raina smoke?: No

Does Suresh Raina drink alcohol?: Not Known

Raina belongs to a Kashmiri Pandit family from Anantnag district, Jammu & Kashmir.

He spent much of his childhood in hostel staying away from home.

He started playing professional cricket in 1999 at the sports college in Lucknow.

Suresh Raina Controversies

• In 2012, a sarcastic tweet was condemned which was directed to the Pakistan cricket team, who were ousted from the tournament after their loss to Sri Lanka in the semi-finals, “Ek do din late gaye ghar !!!! Woh bhi besharam ki tarah Gaye… Bye bye Pakistan!!!!.”

• Former IPL chief Lalit Modi On 20 June 2013, alleged that Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, and Dwayne Bravo had taken bribes from a bookie who was also a builder, while they were playing for Chennai Super Kings.

Suresh Raina Favourite Things

Favourite Cricketers        Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni

Bowler: Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee

Favourite Cricket Ground             M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi

Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand

Favourite Cricket Commentators              Ravi Shastri, Nasser Hussain

Favourite Footballer       Lionel Messi

Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan

Favourite Actresses        Sonali Bendre, Jessica Alba

Favourite Films  Bollywood: Sholay, Kai Po Che, Iqbal

Hollywood: Fault In Our Stars, Cast Away

Favourite Musicians        Kishore Kumar, Mohit Chauhan, Maroon 5, Band of Brothers

Favourite Song  “Sukoon Mila” from the film Mary Kom

Favourite Colour               Light Blue

Favorite Food    Aloo Kadhi, Tunde kebab

Favorite Car        Bentley

Favorite Restaurants      Bukhara in Delhi

Thai Pavillion in Mumbai

Favorite Destination       Italy, Greece, Ibiza

Girls, Family & More

Marital Status    Married

Affairs/Girlfriends           Poorna Patel (daughter of politician Praful Patel, rumour)

Shruti Hassan (Actress, rumour)

Priyanka Chaudhary

Wife/Spouse     Priyanka Chaudhary (m.2015-present)

Marriage Date   3 April 2015

Children               Daughter- Gracia Raina

Son- N/A

Style Quotient

Cars collection   Porsche Boxster, Mini Cooper

Money Factor

Salary (as in 2016)            RETAINER FEE: Rs 50 lakh ($95,000)

TEST FEE: Rs 300,000

ODI FEE: Rs 200,000

T20 FEE: Rs 150,000

Net Worth           $25 million

He has sung the song “Tu Mili Sab Mila” for a 2015 Bollywood film ‘Meeruthiya Gangsters.’

He can play saxophone (woodwind instruments).

He tied the nuptial knots with his childhood friend Priyanka Chowdhary.

If he wasn’t a cricketer, he would have been a Basketball player.

Ravindra Jadeja and Shikhar Dhawan are among his best friends in Indian cricket team.

He tattooed ‘Believe’ on his right arm.