Raina, a part of India’s 2007 and 2011 World Cup triumphs, was fast to observe Dhoni’s footsteps and he posted a picture on Twitter to name it a day.
The 33-year-old Raina captioned the picture, saying, “It was nothing but lovely playing with you, @mahi7781. With my heart full of pride, I choose to join you in this journey. Thank you India. Jai Hind!” Raina is seen sitting subsequent to Dhoni and his CSK teammates within the picture.
The duo have been an integral a part of the group and have performed collectively within the Chennai Super Kings group in all editions. Raina, considered one of India’s most interesting middle-order batsman, was additionally among the finest fielders the Indian group has seen. He’s one of many gamers who’ve made a century in all three codecs of the sport.
Rain performed solely 18 Tests however has been a pillar for India within the ODI and T20 format and has been an integral a part of the Indian group. Raina will likely be seen in motion for the upcoming version of the IPL in UAE, alongside Dhoni.
Here’s how the cricket fraternity and followers reacted to Raina’s retirement.
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) August 15, 2020
The smartest thing about Raina is He is at all times the primary individual to hug the bowler when he takes the wicket. One of the Best Fielders within the World. The Mr. IPL & extra.
Thank you Suresh Raina for all.#RainaRetires #ThankyouRaina pic.twitter.com/sTR1Bu0IpY
— P. (@Freak1nP) August 15, 2020
Really stunned by Raina calling it a day too….nicely…guess all good issues have to return to an finish. Raina tera Kya kehna….among the finest southpaws to don the Indian jersey. Mr. IPL for #CSK. Gave 100% every time he was on the sphere. Go nicely, my good friend. #rainaretires
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) August 15, 2020
We miss u💔
Farewell Captain @msdhoni 🔥Chinna thala #Raina Best needs to all of your future endeavours😍#MSDhoni #Dhoni #Thala #SureshRaina #rainaretires #Cricket #Legend #legends #ChinnaThala #DhoniRetires #dhoniretired #mahi #mahiretires pic.twitter.com/U1Se2DbjGw
— VIJAYSETHUPATHI BROTHERS (@makkalselvanfc1) August 15, 2020
Suresh Raina to affix Dhoni on his journey 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/kmkbf8RQJ2
— ICC (@ICC) August 15, 2020
322 matches, 7988 runs, 48 stellar half centuries and 7x💯
Thank you, #Raina! You’ve been such a champion for 🇮🇳
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) August 15, 2020
As A True Cricket Fans It Hurts More Than Anything 💔
Thank You #MSDhoni & #Raina For Your Valuable Contribution To Indian Cricket Team…!
You May Be Retired But Your Memories Will Be With Us Forever🙏#ThankYouDhoni #ThankYouRaina pic.twitter.com/rluJggTeIj
— NTR Fans (@NTR2NTRFans) August 15, 2020
— Sudheer Babu (@isudheerbabu) August 15, 2020
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