Suresh Raina, the World Cup 2011 star, and Mr.IPL is celebrating his 33rd birthday today. He is one of the most loved Indian cricketers. Fans love him for his simplicity and for the way he celebrates the success of his team.
However, Suresh Raina is currently undergoing rehabilitation after he underwent knee surgery in August. He played his last international match last year in July. He is one of the T20 legends. He was the first Indian to score centuries across all three formats of the game. He has played 18 Tests, 226 ODIs and 78 T20Is.
Apart from his International career, Suresh Raina has the second-highest number of runs in the IPL. So far, the cricketer has scored 5368 runs from 189 innings for CSK. His brilliance in this format of the game has gained him the title of ‘Mr.IPL’.
As Suresh Raina is celebrating his birthday today, wishes continue to pour in for the ‘Southpaw’. On his birthday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also took the opportunity to share an old video where Raina can be seen singing an old movie song. Sharing the video, BCCI wrote:
“Here’s wishing @ImRaina a very happy birthday. May your birthday be as joyous as this joyful song #HappyBirthdayRaina,”
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 27, 2019
From fans to cricketers, social media is flooded with wishes for the left-handed batsman as #HappyBirthdayRaina trends on social media.
Here, have a look at how cricketers wished him on his birthday:
1. Yuvraj Singh:
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) November 27, 2019
2. Virender Sehwag:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 27, 2019
3. Shikhar Dhawan:
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) November 27, 2019
4. VVS Laxman:
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 27, 2019
5. Yuzvendra Chahal:
Happy birthday 🥳 Big Brother God bless you 🤗 pic.twitter.com/oylJfZ45S4
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) November 27, 2019
6. Ravichandran Ashwin:
Many more happy returns of the day @ImRaina , have a great day and beyond.🎂🎂
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) November 27, 2019
7. Harbhajan Singh:
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) November 27, 2019
8. Mohammad Kaif:
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 27, 2019