One of the reasons being cited is that he returned because of his children while a few suggested that his uncle was killed in Punjab.
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Raina’s uncle was killed in the attack, while other family members were seriously injured.
While it is expected that Raina will be issuing a statement later in the day, sources close to the franchise said that one of the biggest draws in IPL desperately needs some downtime to be with his young family at the moment.
Raina on August 15 bid adieu to international cricket, thus bringing curtains down to a stellar career spanning 13 years. He represented India in 18 Tests, 226 ODIs and 78 T20Is.
CSK had the six-day long conditioning camp between August 15 and 20 in Chennai. Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh did not depart for Dubai with the rest of the squad due to personal reasons.
Under his captaincy, India registered a 3-2 series victory in West Indies and a 2-0 win over Bangladesh in ODIs and a 2-0 T20I series win in Zimbabwe.
Both Dhoni and Raina have called time on their international careers.
Renowned for his ability in the field, Raina was part of the Indian teams that won the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy, both under the captaincy of Dhoni.
The couple got married back in 2015 and already has a daughter Gracia Raina who was born in May 2016.
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Suresh Raina added another feather to his illustrious cap, here on Saturday, as the Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) batsman became the first in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history to amass 5,000 runs. During the ongoing IPL 2019 opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Raina, a vital[Read More…]
The first match of IPL 2019 will be played between RCB and CSK on March 23.
Mumbai: Action came to a halt for cricketers Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammad Kaif and Suresh Raina, who were in the midst of shooting an ad here, as they joined artistes and technicians representing 24 film associations in a two-hour protest against the Pulwama terror attack at Filmcity in Goregaon[Read More…]
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Dublin: Powered by half-centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina and a collective bowling effort, India registered their biggest T20I win after convincingly thrashing minnows Ireland by 143 runs in the second and final T20 International, to pocket the two-match series 2-0 here on Friday. India’s spin twins Yuzvendra Chahal[Read More…]
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