Cricket World – “Raina should get a bat sponsor now,” roared Sanjay Manjrekar from the commentary box as Suresh Raina hit a towering six off Dushmantha Chameera over square leg in India’s second encounter with Sri Lanka of the Nidahas Trophy.

Summary

  • “Raina should get a bat sponsor now,” roared Sanjay Manjrekar from the commentary box as Suresh Raina hit a towering six off Dushmantha Chameera over square leg in India’s second encounter with Sri Lanka of the Nidahas Trophy.
  • In the very first match that Raina played after his return to international cricket, Virat Kohli promoted him to No.
  • In the last do-or-die T20I against South Africa, when Axar Patel went for 16 runs in his first over, Raina came to his rescue.
  • All the same, since his comeback, Raina has grabbed six catches in as many matches to infuse some life in India’s hapless catching, the highlight being his rocket catch at mid wicket to dismiss Gunathilaka.
  • Since Raina has returned to the Indian team – keeping the runs aside – his confidence has been right up there.


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