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23 Splendid Suresh Raina Quotes

Suresh Raina is an Indian professional cricketer and left handed middle order batsman. Considered to be one of the best fielders in world cricket, Raina was a part of the Indian squad that won the 2011 World Cup. Here is a look at some of the best Suresh Raina quotes ever documented.

“As a player, I like playing as much cricket as possible, irrelevant of the format.”

“As professional cricketers, we have to ensure that we are battle-ready all the time.”

“At the international level, one has to keep working hard and develop new skills. International cricket is all about improving yourself.”

“Celebration is big for me. From my younger days, when I used to win mementos while playing basketball, I have always believed in sharing my success.”

“For a batsman, scoring runs abroad is always a challenge.”

“For me, fielding is everything – it is a passion that comes from within. You can get a bad ball while you bat, and your bowling may not always be up there, but you are completely in control of how well you field.”

“I am a great fan of Manchester United.”

“I am not brand conscious. I wear what suits me.”

“I am trying hard to better my performances every match.”

“I am very close to my family. I have learned a lot from my father. He used to tell me to be honest with yourself and not to argue with your seniors.”

“I don’t compete with others, but compete with myself.”

“I have always maintained that if you work hard, it wont go waste, as recognition will come to you at some stage, whether in studies or sports.”

“I never have issues in handling the fame. I was in a boarding school, as I am from a middle-class family. We didn’t have a lot of money, so we all learned to respect money and understood its real value.”

“I think Test cricket is the ultimate form of cricket.”

“I try to do better than what I have before.”

“I will never date an actor or a model. My family will never accept her. We are a middle class family, and an actress will never be able to gel with us.”

“I would never date or marry an actress. I will marry the girl of my mom’s choice.”

“It is a great feeling of course to have scored so many runs, but that is what I play cricket for: to score lots of runs.”

“My days in hostel were tough. I was ragged by my seniors. We were asked to wash their dirty clothes, do their odd jobs, etc. When it came to eating, we would be often given burnt rotis and milk that had awful odour.”

“My job is to perform, enjoy cricket and thank God for whatever he has given me.”

“Normally players from the hostels don’t give much importance to their fitness, but my case was different thanks to my coach. He helped me focus a lot on my batting and bowling which worked out really well for me in the future.”

“The future is uncertain, and therefore I can’t predict it.”

“When you’re successful, there will be friends, people, VIPs rallying around you. When you’re down and out, you’re all alone. That’s why it’s important to be a good person.”

Here is an India News Exclusive interview with Suresh Raina an Indian cricketer and middle order batsman.

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