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Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: Best Of Knocks Of 'Mr. IPL' For CSK - In Pics

Known as Mr. IPL, Chinna Thala and many more stylish names by his fans, Suresh Raina is a legend of Chennai Super Kings and Indian cricket fraternity. As the elegant and one of the most talented left-handers turns 37 on his birthday, we bring you some of his best knocks in the IPL history.

IPL: Known as Mr. IPL, Chinna Thala and many more stylish names by his fans, Suresh Raina is a legend of Chennai Super Kings and Indian cricket fraternity. As the elegant and one of the most talented left-handers turns 37 on his birthday, we bring you some of his best knocks in the IPL history.

100* vs KXIP (2013)

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100* vs KXIP (2013)

Raina known as "Chinna Thala" by his fans, smashed the Kings XI Punjab bowling attack in 2013 to score his first-ever century in just 53 balls with 7 boundaries and 6 maximums.

98 vs RR (2009)

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98 vs RR (2009)

Chennai Super Kings batters smashed 98 against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in 2009 helping his team post 164 runs on the board.

87 vs KXIP (2014)

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87 vs KXIP (2014)

Raine lit up the Wankhede Crowd while chasing 226 runs against the Punjab bowlers. He scored 87 in just 25 balls with 12 fours and 6 sixes (strike-rate: 348).

57* vs MI (2010)

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57* vs MI (2010)

In CSK's first IPL winning campaign in 2010, Raina scored an unbeaten 57 to help his team post 168 in the final against the Mumbai Indians.

73 vs KKR (2012)

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73 vs KKR (2012)

Raina scored 73 in the 2012 IPL final against the Kolkata Knight Riders. He scored 4 boundaries and a couple of maximums in that innings with a strike-rate of 192.11.