Suresh Raina Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More

Some Lesser Known Facts About Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina : Height | Weight| Age | Girlfriend | Family | Biography |

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NicknameSanu, Sonu
Real NameSuresh Kumar Raina
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 73 kg

in Pounds- 161 lbs
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm

in meters- 1.73 m

in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown
Jersey Number#3 (India)

#3 (IPL)
Coach/MentorDeepak Sharma, SP Krishnan
Domestic/State TeamChennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, India Blue, Uttar Pradesh
Favourite ShotPull shot
International DebutODI- 30 July 2005 against Sri Lanka at Dambulla
Test- 26 July 2010 against Sri Lanka at Colombo
T20 - 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
Career Turning PointAt the age of 15, Raina was spotted by Indian selectors when he was playing for Uttar Pradesh under-16s and was drafted to India's under-19 tour of England where he scored 2 half-centuries.
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan
Records (main ones)First Indian cricketer to score a century in all 3 formats (Tests, ODIs, T20s).

• Second youngest player to be selected as the Indian skipper.

• Has played the most number of ODIs before making his test debut, which is a record.

• First Player to score 3000 runs in the IPL.

• First cricketer to score 400+ runs in all the editions of the Indian Premier League (till IPL 9-2016).

• First Indian and second in the world to hit 100 sixes in the IPL.
Personal Life
Age (as in 2016)30 Years
Date of Birth27 November 1986
Birth PlaceMuradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownRajnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Educational QualificationNot known
CollegeGovernment Sports College, Lucknow
SchoolNot known
HobbiesTravelling, snorkelling, water sports, paragliding
Family Father: Tirlokchand Raina (Retired army officer)
Mother: Parvesh Raina
Suresh Raina with his parents and wife
Brothers: Naresh Raina, Mukesh Raina, Dinesh Raina (All elder)
Suresh Raina with his brothers
Sister: Renu Raina (Elder)
AddressSector 11, Rajnagar, Ghaziabad
Suresh Raina house in Ghaziabad

C-27, Sector 50, Noida
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricket GroundM. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi

Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Favourite Cricket CommentatorsM. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi

Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Favourite Cricketers Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni
Bowler: Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee
Favourite Musicians Kishore Kumar, Mohit Chauhan, Maroon 5, Band of Brothers
Favourite FilmsBollywood: Sholay, Kai Po Che, Iqbal
Hollywood: Fault In Our Stars, Cast Away
Favourite ColourLight Blue
Favourite Song"Sukoon Mila" from the film Mary Kom
Favorite FoodAloo Kadhi, Tunde kebab
Favorite DestinationItaly, Greece, Ibiza
Favorite CarBentley
Favorite RestaurantsBukhara in Delhi

Thai Pavillion in Mumbai
Girls, Family & More
Affairs/GirlfriendsPoorna Patel (daughter of politician Praful Patel, rumour)
Suresh Raina with Poorna Patel
Shruti Hassan (Actress, rumour)
Shruti Hassan

Priyanka Chaudhary
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date3 April 2015
Wife/Spouse Priyanka Chaudhary (m.2015-present)
Children Daughter- Gracia Raina
Style Quotient
Cars collection Porsche Boxster, Mini Cooper
Money Factor
Net Worth$30 million
Salary (as in 2016)RETAINER FEE: Rs 50 lakh ($95,000)
TEST FEE: Rs 300,000
ODI FEE: Rs 200,000
T20 FEE: Rs 150,000
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  • Can Suresh Raina smoke? : No
  • Can Suresh Raina beverage alcohol? : Not known
  • Raina belongs to some Kashmiri Pandit family from Anantnag district, Jammu & Kashmir.
  • He spent a lot of his youth in hostel staying apart From house.
  • He began playing Expert cricket in 1999 in the Sports school in Lucknow. Suresh Raina in younger times
  • He had been the skipper of this Under-16 Uttar Pradesh team.
  • He has a habit of collecting his teammates and until Today he’s gathered 250+ teammates, such as his very first violin that was gifted by his dad in 1998.
  • He performed with his first Ranji Trophy game at age 16.
  • On his ODI debut in 2005, he had been ignored for a ‘Golden Duck’ against Sri Lanka.
  • During an ODI game against West Indies at the Tri Series 2013, Raina and RavindraJadeja needed a spat after Raina failed to shoot Sunil Narine’s grab on two events.
  • He scored a century on his Test debut.
  • He’s never missed out on one game for ‘Chennai Super Kings.’
  • He’s sung the tune “TuMili Sab Mila” to get a 2015 Bollywood movie ‘Meeruthiya Gangsters.’
  • He could play saxophone (woodwind instruments).
  • He tied the nuptial knots together with his childhood friend PriyankaChowdhary.
  • If he was not a cricketer, He’d have been a championships player.
  • RavindraJadeja and ShikharDhawan are one of his finest Buddies in Indian cricket group.
  • He tattooed ‘Believe’ on his right arm. Suresh Raina tattoo


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