Suresh Raina announced his retirement from International cricket
India batsman and a great fielder Suresh Raina has announced his retirement from international cricket. The 33-year-old represented India in more than 300 internationals in a career that spanned over 13 years. He retires Minutes after former India captain MS Dhoni announced his international retirement on Instagram, Raina followed suit with an announcement of his own. Raina was an indispensable part of Dhoni’s white-ball sides for a major part of his career, winning the 2011 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy under him.
Honorary Secretary of the BCCI, Jay Shah, paid tribute to the batsman in a statement in which he praised not only Raina’s batting but also his energy and enthusiasm in the field. Jay Shah says “Suresh Raina has been arguably one of the finest T20 batsmen”.