Teammate Amit Mishra wishes Suresh Raina a great life ahead, retirement life, thanks him for wonderful memories
Cricketer Amit Mishra on Tuesday lauded Suresh Raina for the great knocks he played for the country and his franchise Chennai Super Kings after the 35-year-old star batsman announced his retirement from all formats of cricket.
The leg-spinner also wished Raina success in his post-retirement life, saying that he was a fantastic asset to the squad and that his innings will live on in cricket fans’ memories forever.
Taking to Twitter, Mishra said, “Every Cricket and IPL fan will remember you for your timely knocks which you played for the country and CSK. You were a great asset to the team. Wish you a great retirement life ahead. Thank you for giving us many moments to say ‘Raina, Hai Na’. Cheers.”
Every Cricket and IPL fan will remember you for your timely knocks which you played for the country and CSK. You were a great asset to the team. Wish you a great retirement life ahead. Thank you for giving us many moments to say “Raina, Hai Na”. Cheers! ♥️🇮🇳 https://t.co/HXtTgOsIm2
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) September 6, 2022
Raina had previously declared his retirement from international cricket on August 15, 2020. Additionally, Suresh Raina played a crucial role for the four-time IPL champion Chennai Super Kings.
Raina was a member of the MS Dhoni-captained side that won the World Cup in 2011. Therefore, the upcoming domestic season will not see Raina on the field for Uttar Pradesh.
Taking to Twitter to announce his retirement, Raina Tweeted, “It has been an absolute honour to represent my country & state UP. I would like to announce my retirement from all formats of Cricket. I would like to thank @BCCI, @UPCACricket, @ChennaiIPL, @ShuklaRajiv sir & all my fans for their support and unwavering faith in my abilities.”
In his 13-year international career, Raina played for India in 18 Tests, 226 ODIs, and also 78 T20 Internationals.
For India, Raina scored 5615 runs in 226 ODIs and 1605 in 78 T20Is. In addition to being the first Indian to achieve hundreds in all three forms of cricket. Raina, who struck a century on his Test debut, also did so outside of his native country.
Suresh Raina has 5528 runs in 205 IPL games while participating in the league. With 39 half-centuries and also one century with a strike rate of 136.76.