Suresh Raina    AFP
Suresh Raina AFP

Making his comeback into the Indian side, Suresh Raina has managed to surpass his Chennai Super Kings captain, MS Dhoni. Raina (1,445) during his knock of 20, managed to surpass Dhoni’s tally of 1,444 T20I runs for India. only Virat Kohli (1,983) and Rohit Sharma (1,696) are ahead of him. Raina was the first Indian to score a T20I hundred; against South Africa.

Raina is also 75 short of 1,500 T20I runs. Sadly, Raina fell soon after. He chipped a simple catch to mid off against Nuwan Pradeep. He made a 15-ball 27. India at time of publishing the report are 62 for 3, chasing 154 to win the 4th T20I against Sri Lanka. Rohit had another poor outing, getting out for 11 from 7.

In his comeback series against South Africa, Raina scored 89 runs at a strike rate of 153. He was named Man of the Match in the final T20I, scoring 43 off 27 and claiming a wicket.