Suresh Raina retirement: A look at top 5 knocks of CSK batter in IPL - In Pics

Suresh Raina has amassed 5528 runs at an average of 32.5 and a healthy strike rate of 136.7 in 205 IPL games. The southpaw has now retired from all formats of the game. Take a look at his top knocks in the Indian Premier League so far.

Destructive knock vs Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014

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Destructive knock vs Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014

In just 25 balls, Raina smacked 87 runs at the Wankhede, he was looking a different beast that night and no bowlers from the King XI Punjab squad was shown mercy by the left-hander that night. (Image Source: Twitter)

Maiden IPL ton vs Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2013

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Maiden IPL ton vs Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2013

After missing out on his maiden IPL century, Suresh Raina finally scored his hundred in a match against Kings XI Punjab, smashing 7 fours and 6 sixes on his way. It was memorable knock for the prolific left-hander as he scored his maiden IPL ton in front of the CSK fans in Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium. (Image Source: Twitter)

Fiery 57 vs Mumbai Indians in IPL 2010 final

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Fiery 57 vs Mumbai Indians in IPL 2010 final

Raina stunned the MI bowling attack in the IPL 2010 final, smashing 57 off just 35 balls with 3 sixes and 3 boundaries at the DY Patil Stadium. His staggering knock helped CSK clinch the final by 22 runs. (Image Source: Twitter)

98 vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) in IPL 2009

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98 vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) in IPL 2009

This was a special knock from Mr.IPL as he scored 98 runs off 55 balls in the IPL 2009, which took place in South Africa. Raina got dismissed on 98 at the Centurion as he was trying to attack even when he was batting on 98. (Image Source: Twitter)

73 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL 2011 Qualifier 1

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73 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL 2011 Qualifier 1

Raina played a match-winning knock against RCB in the Qualifier 1 of the IPL 2011 season. While chasing a target of 176, CSK lost openers Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay early, Raina soaked all the pressure and smashed a brilliant knock 73 runs off just 50 balls. (Image Source: Twitter)

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