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)
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
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)
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)
Wife/Spouse Priyanka Chaudhary (m.2015-present)
Marriage Date 3 April 2015
Children Daughter- Gracia Raina
Cars collection Porsche Boxster, Mini Cooper
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.