Suresh Raina has finally made a comeback to the Indian T20 side courtesy an impressive outing in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy last month.

Raina last represented India in a T20 match against England in February 2017.

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina has made a comeback to the Indian team. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Almost after a year, Raina has finally been included in the national side. Raina scored a century and two half-centuries in the business end of the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy.

Raina will join the Indian team for the three-match T20 international series. India lost the three-match Test series 1-2 but made a fantastic comeback in the ODI series as they took an unassailable 4-1 lead in six-match series on Tuesday in Port Elizabeth.

Suresh Raina, Mohammad Amir, South Africa vs India 2018, T20I, India, Pakistan
Suresh Raina is alongside Jaydev Unadkat and KL Rahul. Photo Credit: Web

The sixth and final ODI is scheduled to be played on Friday in Centurion and would be followed by a three-match T20 series.

The left-handed batsman has left for the Rainbow nation as he Tweeted, “En route Joburg. Can’t wait to get started. @Dubai International Airport https://www.instagram.com/p/BfNKhHVngy-/” 

To which former South African batsman and legendary fielder Jonty Rhodes wrote, “Sorry I missed u at Dubai airport , my brother; am sitting on @emirates flight to Cape Town! Back yourself and have fun; just rewards for all your hard work!” 

Here’s the news feed:

Mohammad Amir wishes Suresh Raina for T20 series in South Africa

I never lost my confidence and kept working hard on my fitness: Suresh Raina