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| On Mar 21, 2022 4:23 PM IST

Suresh Raina IPL 2022 Team, Runs, Century, Highest Score, IPL Auction Price

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Suresh Raina IPL 2022 Team – One of the best utility cricketers in white-ball cricket for India, Suresh Raina is referred to as Mr IPL. He could bowl, bat at the most difficult position, an electric fielder and what not. He has made IPL his own for the good part of 12 years from 2008 to 2019. He represented only 2 teams at the IPL level so far, in Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions.

Suresh Raina IPL 2022 Team

Suresh Raina was not retained by CSK due to his poor season in 2021. It was expected that the star player, with base price of 2 Crore, would get a bid from any of the 10 teams including CSK. In 2022 IPL Auction, no team seemed interested in the veteran Suresh Raina as the southpaw didn’t get a single bid. Suresh Raina has been roped in by Star Sports for commentary stint in IPL 2022.

Lets take a look at the illustrious Suresh Raina IPL career.

Suresh Raina IPL

Suresh Raina batted at the top of the order in #3 position almost all through his career for CSK and GL which allowed him to play a long innings as he had more time to bat. But the fact that he gathered runs consistently at a steady pace shows the speciality of the southpaw.

Year Matches Runs Average Strike rate 50s
2008 16 421 38 142 3
2009 14 434 31 140 2
2010 16 520 47 142 4
2011 16 438 31 134 4
2012 19 441 25 135 1
2013 18 548 42 150 4
2014 16 523 40 146 5
2015 17 374 24 123 2
2016 15 399 28 127 3
2017 14 442 40 143 3
2018 15 445 37 132 4
2019 17 383 23 121 3
2021 12 160 17 125 1
Total 205 5528 32 136 39

Suresh Raina is a very handy bowler with his part time off spinners. He has a pretty good economy rate for a part time bowler.

IPL matches Wickets Average Economy rate
205 25 44 7.4

Suresh Raina The face of CSK

Suresh Raina was an integral part of CSK alongside MS Dhoni since the very first season. He has won 4 IPL trophies for CSK and has a huge fan following. Its sad that his career had to end at the age of 35 but his legacy wont be forgotten forever. When CSK was banned from playing IPL for 2 seasons in 2016 and 2017, Suresh Raina went on to captain Gujarat Lions and took them to playoffs in 2016.

 

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