Suresh Raina To Play For UP In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Suresh Raina with Priyam Garg on the Uttar Pradesh coaching camp.© Twitter

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina is all set to signify his house state Uttar Pradesh within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, slated to happen in January. Raina had retired from worldwide cricket in August this 12 months however the left-handed batsman will proceed to play home cricket. Raina, who performs for Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) in IPL, shared the information together with his followers on Twitter by means of pictures of his coaching within the nets. “All set for the camp, warming up for the upcoming season among the many lions of @UPCACricket,” Raina tweeted.


Though Raina hasn’t performed aggressive cricket for the previous one 12 months, he has been coaching arduous within the health club and protecting himself match for the upcoming home season in India.

The BCCI needed to postpone the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy to January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is about to be performed throughout six states from January 10 to January 31.

A world-class fielder and a helpful bowler, Raina represented India in 18 Assessments, 226 ODIs, and 78 T20Is in a global profession spanning 13 years.

A member of the World Cup-winning group in 2011, Raina first made his worldwide debut on the age of 18 and likewise led India in ODIs and T2OIs when he turned 23.


He’s the youngest to steer an India males’s T20I facet and was additionally a member of the facet that performed in India’s first-ever T20I. The southpaw can also be the primary Indian to attain a century within the T20 World Cup.

Raina, who scored a century on debut in Assessments, can also be the primary Indian to have a whole lot in all three codecs of the sport and his centuries have been scored exterior India.

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