Raina can become first batsman to score 5,000 runs in IPL, top scorer of playoffs


Suresh Raina is the first Indian to score a century in all three formats of international cricket.


Suresh Raina’s Chennai Superkings made it to the final of IPL-11 on Tuesday night. Raina will be the second player to play for the seventh time in the final. It is a privilege to have his captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni more than Raina. Dhoni’s record will be played for the eighth time. However, this season for Raina is also very special for a personal achievement. He has so far scored 4,953 runs in IPL, that is 47 runs away from the first five thousand of this tournament. Right now they have to play the final too. There is a great chance that they will become the first batsman to make 5,000 runs in IPL this season.


The highest run scored in the playoff, after Dhoni, the figure of more than 400 could touch

Suresh Raina is the highest run-getter batsman in IPL. The record of making the most runs in the playoff is their name.


Raina has so far played 18 matches of the playoffs. In this, he scored 658 runs at an average of 50.46 and a strike rate of 169.07.


– Their record is expected to break in the next couple of years. Apart from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, no batsman has scored more than 400 runs in the playoffs.


– Mahendra Singh Dhoni has scored 406 runs in 18 playoffs with an average of 44.11 and a strike rate of 139.79.

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