Suresh Raina Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Suresh Raina Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthNovember 27, 1986
Zodiac SignSagittarius
SpousePriyanka Chaudhary Raina

Suresh Raina is an Indian international cricketer who is known for breaking several records as a batsman as well as for his finesse as a fielder. He is the 2nd-youngest player ever to captain India and the first Indian batsman to hit a century in all 3 formats of international cricket. Moreover, he was also a part of the Indian team that won the 2011 World Cup.

Born Name

Suresh Kumar Raina

Nick Name

Sonu, Chinna Thala

Suresh Raina as seen while smiling for a picture in July 2020
Suresh Raina as seen while smiling for a picture in July 2020 (Suresh Raina / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Suresh Raina attended the Guru Gobind Singh Sports College, Lucknow.

Occupation

International Cricketer

Family

  • Father – Tirlokchand Raina
  • Mother – Parvesh Raina
  • Siblings – Dinesh Raina (Older Brother), Naresh Raina (Older Brother), Mukesh Raina (Older Brother), Renu (Older Sister)

Batting

Left-handed

Bowling

Right-arm off-break

Shirt Number

  • ODI – 48 (Formerly 3 and 30)
  • T20I – 3

Build

Athletic

Suresh Raina taking a selfie along with his wife during their vacation in Hua Hin, Thailand
Suresh Raina taking a selfie along with his wife during their vacation in Hua Hin, Thailand (Suresh Raina / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Suresh Raina has dated –

  1. Priyanka Chaudhary Raina (2015-Present) – He got married to Priyanka Chaudhary on April 3, 2015, and the duo parents a daughter named Gracia Raina.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Suresh Raina is of Indian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Aggressive battling style
  • Sports a goatee

Brand Endorsements

He has done endorsement work for a number of brands including Intex, Boost Energy Drinks, PepsiCo, RK Global, HP, Fantain, Jio, Muthoot Group, India Cements, Nippon, HIL, Frooti, and Peter England.

Suresh Raina as seen in February 2012
Suresh Raina as seen in February 2012 (Vijay Chennupati / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Suresh Raina Facts

  1. It was in July 2005 that he made his ODI debut in a match against Sri Lanka at the age of 19.
  2. Suresh Raina made his Test debut by scoring a century in July 2010 against Sri Lanka.
  3. He has served as the captain of the Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League and as the vice-captain of the Chennai Super Kings.
  4. After Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle, Raina is the 2nd player to hit 100 sixes in the IPL.
  5. He is the first Indian cricketer to hit a T20I century.
  6. Suresh Raina became the First Indian to score 6000 as well as 8000 runs in his Twenty20 career.
  7. He has co-founded the babycare brand MAATÉ and the Gracia Raina Foundation.

Featured Image by Suresh Raina / Instagram

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