• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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India recall Raina for New Zealand ODIs

Suresh Raina

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India’s national selectors on Thursday (October 6) recalled veteran batsman Suresh Raina in a 15-member squad for the first three one-day internationals against New Zealand beginning later this month. Raina, 29, who last played in October 2015, was overlooked for India’s one-day series against Australia at the start of the year and against Zimbabwe in June. “We brought in Raina because he also offers a good bowling option,” MSK Prasad, India’s new chairman of selectors, told reporters in New Delhi. The left-handed all-rounder has scored 5,568 runs from 223 ODIs while taking 36 wickets. Key spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra…

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