Top 5 great Knocks in Indian Premier League by Suresh Raina

Sudev Haldar
3 years ago

Suresh Raina is one the most successful batsman in Indian Premier League history

Raina is the second most run-getter in the IPl history after the Indian skipper Virat Kohli

Suresh Raina played a total of 193 matches and he scored 5368 runs and he is the most valuable player for the Chennai Super Kings side

Top 5 Knocks by Suresh Raina

1. 98 runs 55 balls, against Rajasthan Royals, 2009

Suresh Raina showed his power hitting and put Chennai Super Kings into a good total of 164/5, the opening pair was a flop but Raina takes the charge and he hits 10 fours and5 huge sixes and make Chennai a winning total

In the bowling department, Suresh Raina took 1 wicket in his 2 over spell, CSK bowlers stopped Rajasthan Royals for 126 runs

2. 73* (50 balls), against Royal Challenger Banglore, 2011

CSK lost their opening batsman in just 7 runs, then Raina took the lead and scored an unbeaten 73 which included 4 fours and 6 sixes. His match-winning knock helped Chennai reach their 176-run target

3. 73 runs (38 balls) Final, against KKR 2012

Raina again added 73 runs in 38 balls with the help of three fours and five sixes in his innings. His goal in Chennai was to set a challenging target of 190. However, The Kolkata Knight Riders won the final match by five wickets and two balls remaining, with the help of Manvinder Bisla’s 89 off 48 balls

4. 100* runs (53 balls), against Kings XI Punjab, 2013

Raina smashed his first IPL century and remained unbeaten in that innings, he scored 100* runs including 7 fours and six sixes, his contribution help CSK to scored 186 and CSK won the match by 15 runs

5. 87 runs (25 balls), against KXIP, 2014 ( IPL Qualifier 2)

This is one of the greatest knocks by Raina he scored 87 runs in just 25 balls, chasing a huge total of 226 runs Raina was on fire and he put the score above 100 in just 6 overs but unfortunately, Raina was run out and CSK did not chase and eliminate from the IPL 214

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