New Delhi, July 30: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina on Thursday completed a decade in international cricket. He made his debut at the age of 20 on July 30, 2005, against Sri Lanka in Dambulla in One-Day Internationals (ODI).
"It has been a really exciting journey for me completing a decade in international cricket. I would like to thank my family, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), selectors, teammates, friends and fans for making this unbelievable journey incredible. I am happy the way I have paced my career so far and I will continue to give my best to bring all the laurels to the country," said Raina.
The left-handed batsman had a forgettable international debut when he was found leg before wicket for a duck.
Till date he has played 218 ODIs in which he has scored 5,500 runs including five centuries and 35 half-centuries with a strike rate of 93.80. Raina has also played 18 Tests and 44 Twenty20 Internationals.
The middle-order bat is the only Indian to have scored centuries in all three formats of the game. He was part of the 2011 World Cup winning team.
Blessed to have completed a decade in international cricket. Thanks for making this unbelievable journey incredible.
Blessed to have completed a decade in international cricket. Thanks for making this unbelievable journey incredible.— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) July 29, 2015