One of the finest left-hand batsman of the Indian team. He skipped over from India first time due to the unsatisfaction performance. Since then Suresh Raina used playing in domestic cricket league at his home states Uttar Pradesh.

Suresh Raina believes Syed Mushtaq trophy is a very good opportunity to get a his best before 12th edition of IPL and shine in the biggest cricket fantasy league in the world

Suresh Raina

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Suresh Raina is the highest run scorer in IPL history, that’s why he has extra pressure to defend his records.

He was spoken about his preparation ahead of the 12th edition of the IPL competition. Also said about the upcoming cricket World Cup 2019. Cricket World Cup will be held at the end of the IPL. Might be Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy will be a crucial league for him as he believes.

Raina is one of the key players among all of the most successful IPL team. So Chennai Super Kings also have extra expectations.

He had played some crucial match in World Cup 2011 and World Cup 2015. In this two World Cup, his finest knock was against mighty Australia in World Cup 2011.

He was dropped out from India team now due to poor performance and lack of consistency. Now he is playing in domestic league cricket for his state and looking forward to giving some shining performance in upcoming IPL for CSK.

Suresh Raina talking about his preparation ahead of Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy as well as IPL

Talking about his preparations for the upcoming IPL, Raina said, “I have a mix of activities that I do, I am currently doing a lot of high-intensity workouts in the gym, followed by strength and conditioning sessions. I’m at the nets three-four times a week. The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (India’s domestic Twenty20 competition) has given me some match practice before the IPL. As an Indian player, my job is to work hard and hope for the best.”

When asked about his thoughts for the ICC World Cup, the 32-year-old said, “For me, the most balanced team will win the World Cup. English conditions are helpful for the seamers but in recent years we have seen spinners also do well.”