Suresh Raina: IPL’s Mr. Dependable

When folks rumor about the Indian Premier League (IPL), the rumor about the ferociousness of Chris Gayle, the composed controlled temperament of MS Dhoni, the creativity of Virat Kohli, or the revolutionary mastermind of AB de Villiers. But then, here is Suresh Raina who has been the most dependable cricket player in the league’s history right from its inauguration, but might not discover a remark in the list of much-loved cricketers. Thus far, his worth is next to none with the racket. 

Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina is the only cricket player in the history of the IPL to have to go across the 400-run streak for nine eras and is the second topmost run-scorer in the federation’s antiquity. He is ‘Mr. Dependable’ of the IPL, and has been an active part of the Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) striking line-up over the last era.

Raina is a gentleman who can mold his match to outfit the condition. He can drop commentator and steady the ship when the team has lost early wickets, and at the same time, force the foot on the accelerator and crash the bowlers all-round the park when obligatory. 

In a star-sprinkled CSK side filled with match conquerors, Raina has fixed a position for himself with his pure dependability.

Through the progression of the IPL, the fashionable left-hander has delivered some unforgettable jiffies for the enthusiasts to esteem. The rapid 100* off just 53 balls versus the c in 2013 was a batting where his mastery excelled through from beginning to end. 

In a 53-ball definitive, Raina crushed the challenger with adroit cuts, luxurious riffles, and commanding drives. Also, the cantankerous 87 that he demolished off just 25 balls in the second finalist of the 2014 version will be engraved in IPL legends for a long time. 

Raina notched his runs at a strike rate of 358.00, and almost took CSK home. Also, he has arisen as the “rabbit” of the Chennai franchise. He is perhaps the second most vital partner of the CSK squadron after MS Dhoni, and has demonstrated to a match conqueror for the ‘Men in Yellow.’ 

Raina is only 33, and has a lot of encounters ahead of him, particularly in the yellow pullover.

While the be keen on of Kohli, Dhoni, and de Villiers have stamped a place for themselves, Suresh Raina has done the same too, with his pure dependability with the willow. For, he has notched runs by the bucketful and earns to be reckoned as one of the all-time greats in IPL antiquity. He is undeniably IPL’s Mr. Dependable.

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  1. Great article about one of the finest middle order batsmen for not only CSK, but also the Indian Cricket Team!


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