UP captain Suresh Raina hit a blazing 126* against Bengal in the Super League match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2018, at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Adding 163 runs for the 3rd wicket with Akshdeep Nath (80 off 43 balls), Suresh Raina slammed the Bengal bowlers to all parts of the ground. He reached his century in 49 balls and played 59 balls overall, remaining not out on 126, hitting 7 sixes and 13 fours. His century enabled UP to hit 235/3 in 20 overs.
This ton was Suresh Raina's 4th ton in T20s and he became the 3rd Indian batsman to hit four T20 centuries.
Twitter went into celebration mode seeing one of the best limited overs batsmen in India, Suresh Raina get back into form with one defining innings.
Here are some tweets:
Top knock Raina bhai :)— Shreevats goswami (@shreevats1) January 22, 2018
If you're eager to succeed, you ought to have the right mixture of determination and drive to push you hard . @ImRaina at the moment seems to have both in abundance. Blistering ???? today. Keep them coming. #SyedMushtaqAliTrophy— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) January 22, 2018
Before this game: Ek Tha Raina— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 22, 2018
After this game: Raina Zinda Hai ???????????? #BENvUP
Well played Mr. @ImRaina ???????? keep going God bless you brother ☺️— Ishwwar pandey (@pandey_ishwar) January 22, 2018
Well played and a timely knock from @ImRaina has to be a wonderful confidence booster when one is looking for that form which can be elusive, one good innings and the feel and feelings both are back— Kartik Murali (@kartikmurali) January 22, 2018