New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings senior player Suresh Raina has been going through poor form for some time now. Even in the first phase of IPL 2021, Raina was not able to perform anything special with his bat and in the second phase also Raina is not able to prove himself. In such a situation, he has become the biggest weakness for CSK.
Raina flopped again
Chennai lost the match they won against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021. Even after Ruturaj Gaikwad’s century, Dhoni’s team lost this match by 7 wickets. Raina once again flopped in this match. Raina returned to the pavilion after scoring just 3 runs. Raina has so far scored 160 runs in 12 matches of IPL 2021. During this his average has been only around 20.
Raina is running in poor form
Talking about the second phase of IPL 2021, Suresh Raina is proving to be a flop continuously. Raina’s bat remained calm in the first match of the second leg as well. He scored just 4 runs in 6 balls against Mumbai. In such a situation, Raina’s constant flop can become a big weakness of CSK. Due to which there is a demand to drop him from the team.
Will Raina retire after this season?
34-year-old Suresh Raina had announced his retirement from international cricket when Dhoni had said goodbye to cricket. There are reports that this season will be Dhoni’s last IPL, things are not going well for Raina too, so it may be that Suresh Raina can announce his retirement from IPL as soon as the season ends.
Suresh Raina career
Suresh Raina has scored 768 runs in Test cricket. This includes his one century and 7 half-centuries. Raina has played 226 ODIs in One Day Internationals, in which he has recorded 5615 runs, which includes 5 centuries and 36 half-centuries. Raina’s best score in ODI was 116 not out. Apart from this, if we talk about T20, then he has played 78 T20 matches, in which he has scored a total of 1605 runs, in T20, Raina has scored one century and five half-centuria.
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