Raina and Dhoni
The bromance of Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni is well known. They both played together for Chennai Super Kings in IPL and MS Dhoni is known as Thalla (leader) and Suresh Raina as Chinna Thalla(Right hand of the leader). Suresh Raina had an exceptional career under MS Dhoni and he’ll hope to win the IPL this year around, which might be the last season for MS Dhoni. Stay with us to know Suresh Raina and Dhoni Relationship
Raina has notched up 123 runs in 7 games for CSK in IPL 2021 earlier and he will look to improve in the 2nd phase of this edition.
Suresh Raina Speaks About The Relationship With MS Dhoni
Suresh Raina opened up in his autobiography ‘Believe’ and spoke in size about his relation with his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper.
“Dhoni knew how to get the best performance out of me, and I trusted him,” Raina wrote in his autobiography, praising Dhoni. “When people equate our connection with a spot for me in the Indian team, it hurts a lot. I’ve always worked hard to win my spot in Team India, just as I’ve earned Dhoni’s faith and respect,” Raina added.
When Dhoni was elected as Team India’s all-format captain, he made his first priority to be good fielders in the team. With subject to that, the former southpaw was one of the integral members of the Indian team under Dhoni’s leadership.
Both Raina and Dhoni made their international debuts within a year, were Raina made his debut against Sri Lanka on July 30, 2005, and Dhoni made his debut against Bangladesh in 2004. Both have built a strong bond over the years.
CSK is currently on the top of the IPL 2021 points table and will look to continue its winning momentum in the 2nd phase of the season. Suresh Raina is an integral part of the squad and he’ll look to win the tournament this time around.