Suresh Raina is counted among the greatest cricketers when it comes to IPL. He is an IPL legend. His records speak for themselves. Raina didn’t get the opportunity to bat up the order for India but got it for CSK in IPL.
Suresh Raina has been one of the most consistent batsmen in IPL. Fondly known as MR. IPL, Suresh Raina has scored more than 400 runs in almost all the seasons he has played for CSK. He is currently the fourth-highest run-getter in IPL, having managed to score 5528 runs in 205 matches at an average of 32.51.
Raina has played an instrumental role in helping CSK reach great heights in IPL. With his consistent run-making, he helped the franchise win 4 titles. Here’s a look at 4 records held by Suresh Raina in the Indian Premier League.
5 Records Held By Suresh Raina In IPL
1. The first batsman to score 5000 runs in IPL:
Nobody was as consistent as Suresh Raina during the early years of the Indian Premier League. The southpaw scored more than 400 runs consistently for the first seven seasons. For those of you who don’t know, Raina was the first batsman to score 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League.