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Bangladesh v India, 3rd ODI, Mirpur

Will finisher Raina find lasting success?

Jun 25, 2015: Notwithstanding Suresh Raina's utility in ODIs, he has never quite been a full-fledged match-winner. MS Dhoni will hope Raina can change that in his new role at No 6

Alagappan Muthu in Mirpur

India in Bangladesh 2015

Bangladesh worthy of full-strength squad - Raina

Jun 16, 2015: Suresh Raina has said India arriving at full-strength is an indication of "how important a series this is for us"

Alagappan Muthu in Dhaka

Kings XI v Super Kings, IPL 2015, Mohali

CSK seal top spot with thumping win

May 16, 2015: Kings XI Punjab's final match followed the narrative of much of their season, as their underwhelming 130 for 7 in Mohali was reeled in with seven wickets and 20 balls to spare by Chennai Super Kings

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Chennai

'Enjoying my batting more than before' - Raina

May 5, 2015: Suresh Raina has not scored big runs as yet this season for Chennai Super Kings but he feels he is in the right mindset, and has acquired a better understanding of his role in the team

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Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Chennai

Raina rediscovers mojo

May 4, 2015: After managing scores of 29, 17,8 and 23 in his last four innings, Suresh Raina bounced back to form and led Chennai Super Kings' batting with a knock laced with his go-to shots: back-cuts, glides to third man and wristy flicks among others

Arun Venugopal in Chennai

Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd quarter-final, Melbourne

Floater Raina's time to own high-speed lane

Mar 18, 2015: After a decade, Suresh Raina's ODI batting is still waiting to reach a level where he can be given the alluring title - match-winner

Sharda Ugra in Melbourne

India v Zimbabwe, Group B, Auckland

Middle-order masterclass hides troubles at the top

Mar 14, 2015: In an otherwise strong campaign, India will be wary of the fact that their openers have struggled to come out firing and are time and again being bailed out by others down the order

Sharda Ugra at Eden Park

India news

Rahul, Karn, Raina in Test squad for Australia

Nov 10, 2014: Karnataka batsman KL Rahul and Railways legspinner Karn Sharma have been picked in India's squad for the four-match Test series against Australia, along with Suresh Raina, who last played a Test for India in September 2012

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India v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Cuttack

Raina goes past 5000 runs in 200th ODI

Nov 2, 2014: Stats highlights from the first ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Cuttack

Bishen Jeswant and Shiva Jayaraman

India news

Shastri talks up Raina's Test prospects

Oct 7, 2014: Ravi Shastri, the Indian team director, has talked up Suresh Raina's Test prospects after the batsman scored a glut of limited-over runs in recent months

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Super Kings v Knight Riders, CLT20 2014, final, Bangalore

Batting: CSK's one discipline to rule them all

Oct 4, 2014: Chennai Super Kings had won three finals out of six before this. They were hungry for a fourth title, and they bulldozed their way there with the help of a consistently powerful batting line-up, led by Suresh Raina

Alagappan Muthu at the Chinnaswamy Stadium

Super Kings v Knight Riders, CLT20 2014, final, Bangalore

Had to stay till the end - Raina

Oct 4, 2014: Suresh Raina said he had to make sure he stayed till the last over because if one wicket fell, the pressure would have been on the new batsman

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Super Kings v Knight Riders, CLT20 2014, final, Bangalore

Raina century leads CSK to title

Oct 4, 2014: Suresh Raina bossed a Kolkata Knight Riders attack without the banned Sunil Narine for his third T20 century to lead Chennai Super Kings to their second Champions League T20 title

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

England v India, 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge

'Improved my concentration a lot' - Raina

Aug 29, 2014: Suresh Raina said he had used his break from international cricket to make 'small changes' to his mental framework to help him make big scores

Sidharth Monga at Trent Bridge

England v India, 2nd ODI, Cardiff

Raina thrilled to end century drought

Aug 28, 2014: Suresh Raina was delighted his hundred helped the side win after a wretched run in the Test series

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England v India, 2nd ODI, Cardiff

Small steps as Raina chases big runs

Aug 27, 2014: Suresh Raina has kept himself in contention for India outside of Asia by doing the small things well - now he needs to produce big innings with greater regularity

Sidharth Monga in Cardiff

Bangladesh v India, 3rd ODI, Mirpur

Pitch offered batsmen a good workout, says Raina

Jun 19, 2014: The pitch in Mirpur was something of a revelation for Suresh Raina, who said: "Especially in the subcontinent, I haven't seen a wicket do this much in the last 10 years"

Alagappan Muthu in Mirpur

Bangladesh v India, 1st ODI, Mirpur

Raina's compensation, and Uthappa's return

Jun 15, 2014: Plays of the day from the first ODI between Bangladesh and India in Mirpur

Mohammad Isam and Alagappan Muthu in Dhaka

Bangladesh v India, 1st ODI, Mirpur

Need to try players before World Cup - Raina

Jun 14, 2014: Suresh Raina, the India captain, was swift to defend the squad he has been charged with for the three ODIs against Bangladesh

Alagappan Muthu in Dhaka

India in Bangladesh 2014

Time for Raina to harvest his ODI knowledge

Jun 13, 2014: The lower profile of the India-Bangladesh series does not dilute the challenges ahead of Suresh Raina - trying to balance the demands of captaincy while reviving his ODI form

Alagappan Muthu in Dhaka
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