Suresh Raina is out with a niggle © BCCI
Suresh Raina is out with a calf injury © BCCI

Trying to make an ODI comeback in the India setup, Suresh Raina came in all fired up for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. Sadly, Raina finds himself injured after playing just two matches for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) this season. Raina is missing today’s match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), and is likely to miss the next one as well. From 2 IPL games this season, Raina has just 18 runs.

Today’s match bring an end to Raina’s tally of most consecutive matches for CSK; 158. Raina first played for CSK in 2008, and since then being one of their top players. Raina was the first player to surpass 3,000 runs in IPL. He was the first player to feature in 100 IPL matches. He is also the leading run scorer in IPL history with 4,558 runs to his name.

Raina also has played most number of IPL matches (161). He has represented CSK and Gujarat Lions.