Former India international Suresh Raina turned 34 on Friday (November 27), and his former teammates Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh led the wishes for the southpaw.
Taking to Gambhir wrote, “Happy birthday @ImRaina! Cheers to all our memorable moments, I wish you the best of health & happiness! Have a great year ahead.”
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) November 27, 2020
“Sureshi boy! It’s your birthday! Here’s wishing you great success in all your endeavors. Get back to smashing the ball out of the park! Have a wonderful day today and a great year ahead @ImRaina,” Yuvraj captioned his Twitter post.
Sureshi boy! It's your birthday! Here's wishing you great success in all your endeavors. Get back to smashing the ball out of the park! Have a wonderful day today and a great year ahead 👍🏻@ImRaina pic.twitter.com/ogv2YD0XYE
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) November 27, 2020
The three left-handed batsmen were part of the Indian team which won the 2011 ODI World Cup, under the leadership of MS Dhoni.
Raina also received wishes from former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, Harbhajan Singh, Jonty Rhodes and Irfan Pathan among the others.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 27, 2020
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 27, 2020
Happy birthday @ImRaina may god bless you with all the happiness.. Enjoy ur day.. God bless you
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) November 27, 2020
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 27, 2020
— Jonty Rhodes (@JontyRhodes8) November 27, 2020
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) November 27, 2020
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) November 27, 2020
@ImRaina happy birthday buddy – have the most amazing year . God bless
— Rohan Gavaskar (@rohangava9) November 27, 2020
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) November 27, 2020
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) November 27, 2020
— Mithun Manhas!! (@MithunManhas) November 27, 2020
— Reema Malhotra (@ReemaMalhotra8) November 27, 2020
Happy bday to a very good man and good pal for a long time @ImRaina , still remember how you took time to chat to me about my batting in 2009 World Cup and also that bat you gave me in 2011 in Bangalore wow what a beauty that was. See you soon buddy.
— Niall John O Brien (@niallnobiobrien) November 27, 2020
— Priyam Garg (@priyamg03149099) November 27, 2020
Raina played 226 ODIs, 78 T20Is and 18 Tests for India and scored nearly 8,000 runs across formats. Though the Muradnagar-born has announced his retirement from international cricket, he continues to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).