These 15 Quotes Define Suresh Raina’s Personality

Not long ago, Suresh Raina was a very important member of Indian cricket team in limited overs cricket. But, now, he is struggling to make a comeback and many Indian cricket fans believe that his career is over.

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However, Suresh Raina is not the one to give up easily. He is training hard and hoping to make a comeback soon. In this post, we have listed 15 quotes that define Suresh Raina.

1. “When you’re successful, there will be friends, people, VIPs rallying around you. When you’re down and out, you’re all alone. That’s why it’s important to be a good person. Because whether you’re a successful cricketer or not can always change, but the respect you earn by being the person you are stays with you.” 

2. “If you’re successful, it’s important to enjoy it! I love shopping for clothes, branded clothes. I love shopping in England, Dubai. I like to travel whenever I can.”

3. “The shot of Kapil Dev kissing the World Cup and hordes of Indian fans all over at Lord’s is etched in my memory. Every Indian is proud of that victory, and every Indian player who has played the World Cup after that ’83 win wants to bring the Cup home.”

4. “As professional cricketers, we have to ensure that we are battle-ready all the time.”

5. “I will never date an actor or a model. My family will never accept her. We are a middle class family, and an actress will never be able to gel with us.”

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6. “I am not brand conscious. I wear what suits me.”

7. “My days in hostel were tough. I was ragged by my seniors. We were asked to wash their dirty clothes, do their odd jobs, etc. When it came to eating, we would be often given burnt rotis and milk that had awful odour. But, never once did I call home. I knew if I had to become a tough cricketer, I would have to handle the pressure.”

8. “I used to practice at the hockey ground on synthetic surface while I was in the sports hostel, so Test cricket is certainly going to be a challenge for me.” 

9. “It is not how big you are, it’s how big you play”

10. “Celebration is big for me. From my younger days, when I used to win mementos while playing basketball, I have always believed in sharing my success. It has to be there. It lifts the energy levels of the entire side if you are positive and vocal when a wicket falls.”

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11. “My job is to perform, enjoy cricket and thank God for whatever he has given me.”

12. “As a sportsman, you always play to win. Having said that, it’s not possible to win every day. There will be days when you will do well and there will be days you won’t.”

13. “At the international level, one has to keep working hard and develop new skills. International cricket is all about improving yourself.”

14. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength”

15. “I have always maintained that if you work hard, it won’t go waste, as recognition will come to you at some stage, whether in studies or sports. You need to have good intentions and intent to move ahead in life as well as in sports.”