Suresh Raina Retires from international cricket
India’s Suresh Raina also retires from international cricket. He made the announcement on the same day, following in the footsteps of longtime India and Chennai teammate MS Dhoni.
Shortly after Dhoni’s Instagram post, Raina shared a photo of himself and wrote, “Playing with you has never been less than extraordinary. I am your companion on this journey with heartfelt pride. ”
Raine made his ODI debut in 2005 against Sri Lanka. Although he made his Test debut in 2010, his long-running career did not last long, but he played 228 ODIs. He has scored 5615 runs at an average of 35.11 in this format, he has 5 centuries. There is also a century in Tests and T20s. He is the only Indian cricketer to score a century in all three formats.
After his debut, he was a regular in ODIs till 2015. He was dropped from the format and returned to England in 2016 for three ODIs after three years.
Despite being dropped from the ODIs, he has played T20s quite regularly. Raina last played for India in the shortest edition, against Australia in Bangalore last year. He has 1618 runs at an average of 36.60 in this format.
Raina, who scored a century in his Test debut, has played 16 matches till 2015. He scored 6 runs at an average of 26.48. After the 2007 T20 World Cup, the 2011 ODI World Cup, and the 2013 Champions Trophy – Raina has won three world trophies for India, all under Dhoni.
They also played together for a long time in Chennai Super Kings in IPL. After saying goodbye to international cricket, he will be Dhoni’s partner there too.